b. 1991


Mahdi Baraghithi is a visual artist who works across various media, including performance, installation and collages. Baraghithi explores and deconstructs the representation of masculinity and the male body in Arab societies. After studying contemporary visual arts at the International Academy of Palestine, Baraghiti obtained his master’s degree from Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Art in Bourges, France. He has participated in workshops and residencies, including the year-long Home Workspace Program at Ashkal Alwan (Lebanon, 2015 – 2016), “Cities Future” (Naples, 2013), and “A Garden Disremembered” (Birzeit, 2018). The artist, who also holds a diploma from the Palestine Film Institute in Ramallah, held a solo exhibition, “Zalameh,” at Zawyed Gallery in Ramallah in 2019.