Samah Hijawi is an artist, researcher and curator of Palestinian origin. Her works deals with such topics as trauma and displacement in the Middle East. Her work has been shown at MoMa (New York), Haus der Kulturen (Berlin), the Beirut Art Centre and elsewhere. She is also a researcher at the ULB. In her latest project, Scripts for a Beautiful Landscape, she examines ways one might imagine Palestine from a distance and how trauma and exile influence the narratives and the representation of one’s native country.