Jumana Manna

Jumana Manna (born in Princeton, USA; lives in Berlin, Germany) is a Palestinian artist whose work shifts between sculpture and film, body and land, narrative and form. Her practice explores how power is articulated through relationships, often focusing on the body and materiality in relation to narratives of nationalism and histories of place. Jumana is a graduate of CalArts, Valencia and the Oslo National Academy of the Arts.


Jumana Manna at Arsenal Contemporary Toronto

Location: Arsenal Contemporary Art Toronto

Food manifests as a container for family and community histories. The food-based traditions that carry cultural memories across generations, histories of erasure and resistances, extend beyond preservation practices to foraging, the collection of wild-growing food. In 2022, the Biennial co-commissioned a new film from Jumana, Foragers, which takes up legal…