YASMEEN SABRI             |          Curriculum Vitae

Exhibitions producer, visual artist, and experience designer. Passionate about creating thought provoking, research driven works and events. Searching for projects that enable me to work on impactful creative activations that further the cultural development of the region, in which I can support artists, designers, and curators fabricate and install their creative ambitions. Worked on exhibitions such as Amman Design Week, MiSK, and 21,39, installing technically demanding works such as those of James Turrell, Carlos Cruz - Diez, and Aga Khan Award winning architect Marina Tabassum. 



- Head of Production and Operations (July 2021 - Present)

- Fabrication and Installation Manager (April 2020 - June 2021)

Oversaw and managed the relationships with stakeholders, venue partners, and production companies.
Supported the Artistic Director with artists relationships, and creative development.

Noor Riyadh | Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.(April 2020 - Present)

Alserkal Avenue (October - April 2020) Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

- Exhibitions and Commissions Production Manager.

- Managed the development, fabrication and installation for 6 major exhibitions and commissions totalling over AED 2 mil in production value, including technically demanding projects such as Alserkal Arts Foundation commissions, The Whitechapel exhibition, and Alserkal’s first design commission.
Developed artists’ concepts into onsite interventions and installations, handling all production and fabrication.
Liaised between grantmakers, artists, and Alserkal Avenue, managing exhibition production, curation, and programming.
Conceptualized, produced and managed the Victoria and Albert Museum exhibition from inception, development and execution against strict project timelines.
Handled all exhibition processes, including legal contracts, loan agreements, condition reports, and logistics.

Managed the production and installation of Alserkal Design Week Exhibitions and commissions, and Aslerkal’s March Art Week exhibition which included 150 works.
Vetted and selected production and technical teams to produce said exhibitions, growing Alserkal’s database of suppliers.

Project Manager for the 21,39 Summer Exhibition.
Manage artists; manage artists and projects leading up to the exhibition, make sure all proposals are achievable and within the time frame and allocated budget. Assist in executing the proposals, and handling onsite installation, fabrication, and health and safety.
Onsite management; manage contractors renovating the site, manage the site leading up to and during the exhibition (health and safety, development, upkeep, security).
Production management; manage development, production, installation, and upkeep of technical works including works by James Turrell, Carlos Cruz Diez, and Mammafotogramma.
Program development; assist artists and curators in the development of projects / programs.
Manage curators of different programs (timelines, budgets, contracts, health and safety, etc).

Saudi Art Council | Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. (April - July 2019)

ADD Enterprise | Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (February - December 2018)

Art Director + Curator (Projects such as MiSK Art 2018, Saudi Cultural Days - London, Saudi Cultural Days - New York).
Program development; Plan panel discussions and international workshops; organize, schedule, handle logistics, create content, supervise graphics, and manage over 40 international workshops and 15 panel discussions.
Management of artists, work, content and site; manage technical setup, venue, material acquire, manage the speakers, artists, and workshop providers, as well as content for panels.
Selection of work and curation of shows; research and contact artists, select content for exhibitions, curate exhibition experience from graphics to delivery. 

Exhibition Relations Manager
Manage relationship between ADW, designers, and the curator.
Admin; follow up with designers and curator on deliverables, and document the entire process.
Curatorial team / creative development and production of the Hangar Exhibition; manage the site in terms of set up before the show, and take down after the end of the show.
Onsite management; preparing the exhibition everyday, setting up the works, opening up, closing down, health and safety, tours, assisting public relations, assisting visitors. 

Amman Design Week | Amman, Jordan. (March - December 2017)

 The Color Experiment | Amman, Jordan. (May - September 2014 & October 2016 - February 2017)

Content Curator + Experience Developer (Project based)
Research project + possible execution routes.
Develop proposal; inc. BOQ, moodboards, analytics, timelines, requirements, procurement.
Execute project. 

Social media marketing, Business development (Part time)
Manage social media and public relations.
Business research and development. 

Grampy | London, UK. (September 2015 - March 2016)

A Million Minutes | London, UK.(June - July 2013)

Artist assistant (Full time)


Selected Solo Exhibitions 
- 2019 Transcendence, Wadi Finan Gallery. Amman, Jordan. 

Selected Group Exhibitions 
- 2019 Playhouse, Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts. Amman, Jordan. 
- 2019 Untitled installation, The Corner Gallery. Amman, Jordan. 
- 2018 The Network of Swings, The Children’s Museum. Amman, Jordan
- 2018 Untitled Series, Al Qasr Metropole. Amman, Jordan. 
- 2018 Pompeii Series, Darat Al Funun. Amman, Jordan.
- 2017 The Network of Swings. Amman Design Week. Amman, Jordan.
- 2016 Skandal Normal, Offenes Kulturhaus Oberösterreich. Linz, Austria
- 2016 Walking Women, Somerset House. London, UK. 
- 2016 Royal College of Art, Degree Show. London, UK. 
- 2015 Sonar Festival. Barcelona, Spain. 
- 2015 Sound Object exhibition, The Ugly Duck. London, UK. 
- 2014 Central Saint Martins Degree Show. London, UK.

Number +966 53 393 1961
D.O.B. 23.May.1992
Nationality Jordanian

2014-2016 Royal College of Art (MA in Information Experience Design).
2011-2014 University of the Arts London - Central Saint Martins (Bachelor of Fine Arts).
2010-2011 University of the Arts London - Central Saint Martins (Foundation).
2008-2010 Amman Baccalaureate School (IB Diploma Program).
Languages Fluent in Arabic and English. Intermediate in Spanish and French.

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