Sarah Rifky lives and works in Cairo and elsewhere. She has been curator of the Townhouse Gallery of Contemporary Art since 2009 and has taught at the American University in Cairo and MASS Alexandria in 2010. She studied visual art and mass communication at the American University in Cairo and received her MFA in Critical Studies from the Malmö Art Academy, Lund University in Sweden. She co-edited the artist book Damascus: Tourists, Artists Secret Agents. Her projects include Invisible Publics (Cairo, 2010), The Popular Show (Cairo, 2011), an accord is first and foremost only a proposition (New York, 2011) and The Bergen Accords (Bergen, 2011). She is a curatorial agent for documenta (13) and founding director of CIRCA, the Cairo International Resource Center for Art.