Jarada Khaled

  • country
  • Palestine
  • disciplines
  • drawing, illustration, video
  • languages
  • Arabic, English, French
  • born on 16.06.1996
  • in Gaza, Palestine
  • lives in Metz, France

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Born in 1996 in Gaza, Palestine, Khaled Jarada is an independent visual artist and children’s book illustrator. He has illustrated many children’s books, such as Cane Talk and School Uniform with several publishing houses. He worked as an animator, taught art of performance and participated in several local and international exhibitions. He did an artistic residency at the Al Qatan foundation in 2020 where he exhibited his project metres. The same year he received second prize at the video art festival organized by the French Institute in Palestine for his project pandemic diaries. In 2021 he was selected for the artistic residency at the Royal Spanish Academy in Rome. In France, he takes up a residency at La Filleuse in Reims in 2022, and also participates in the residency for the Festival Ciné-Palestine in Paris in 2024. In the same year, he took part in the Musée Sahab group show at the Palais de Tokyo, and concurrently held his first solo exhibition, Non Key Frame, at the Fann A porter gallery in Dubai. He has been a member of l’atelier des artistes en exil since 2021.