Masuma Halai Khwaja is a Karachi-based artist, curator, and art educator. She has served as a member of the Advisory Committee for the Public Art Festival in Karachi and is the founder and former Trustee of the Karachi Biennale. In 2018 Khwaja co-authored the book ‘Public Art, Thriving in Urban Chaos’. She has held five solo shows in Pakistan. Her work has also been part of curated group shows in Qatar, China, Belgium, Germany, Singapore, and Dubai. Khwaja has exhibited her work at the 9th, 10th, and 11th editions of the Fibre Art Biennale ‘From Lausanne To Beijing’, The First Art Embroidery Biennial in Chouzhou, and The Dafen Art Biennale in Shenzhen. Moreover, Khwaja curated Aisha Khalid’s retrospective exhibitions in Karachi (2021/22) and at the Govett Brewster Gallery in New Plymouth, New Zealand. She won The Excellence award at the 9th and 11th Fiber Art Biennales.