Rola Khayyat is a Lebanese interdisciplinary artist, educator and curator. She is a graduate of Columbia University School of the Arts, the Florence Academy of Art and the American University of Beirut. Rola has curated shows in Beirut, Thessaloniki, Havana, and New York, such as the BEYroute for the third Thessaloniki Biennale, Lattice Work at the Black and White gallery, Simmer at Kunstraum LLC. and Light in Wartime at apexart. She is the recipient of a Magnum Foundation Fellowship in 2020 and the Civitella Ranieri Fellowship in 2021. Her work explores new dimensions on the representation of war, memory and belonging.