Dubai & Sharjah - Event

Global Art Forum 11

15 Mar 2017 — 17 Mar 2017

Beginning on Friday 13 January and culminating at Art Dubai (15-17 March 2017), Global Art Forum presents talks, discussions, performances, guided walks, music, bringing together a diverse line-up of artists, curators, musicians, writers and thought leaders.

 

Wednesday 15 March, 2017
Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai

Day 01

2:30pm – 2:45pm
Welcome & Introduction
Trading Plac€$

2:45pm – 3:45pm
Trading Places: Acc€l€rat€!

3:45pm – 4pm
$old! Pack! $€nd!

4pm – 4:30pm
Trading Places: De$€rt!

4:45pm – 5:45pm
Trading Places: Gold! : Mumbai To Dubai

5:45pm – 6:15pm
Trading Places: Ship!

6:15pm – 6:30pm
$old! Pack! $€nd!

6:30pm – 7pm
Trading Places: Tak€ off! : Music For Airports

 

Thursday 16 March 2017
Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai
Day 02

2:30pm – 2:45pm
Welcome & Introduction
Trading Plac€$

2:45pm – 3:15pm
Trading Places: Raid! : The East Indian Company

3:15pm – 4:15pm
Trading Places: Route! : Invisible Infrastructures

5:45pm – 6:15pm
Trading Places: Br€ak!

6:15pm – 6:30pm
Trading Places: $old! Pack! $€nd!

6:30pm – 7:30pm
Trading Places: Funk!

6:45pm – 7:45pm
Trading Places: B€li€v€! : Two Saudi Cities

 

Friday 16 March 2017
Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai
Day 03

2:30pm – 3:30pm
Trading Places: Monum€ntal

3:30 – 3:45
Trading Places: Cinema Akil Presents “Samsara”

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  • Shumon Basar, Commissioner of Global Art Forum 11. Courtesy of The Studio, Dubai. Shumon Basar, Commissioner of Global Art Forum 11. Courtesy of The Studio, Dubai.

Special Events

Destination: Dubai & Sharjah
Type: Opening
Admission: Free

Welcome & Introduction Trading Plac€$ With Global Art Forum Co-directors Antonia Carver and Oscar Guardiola-Rivera with Commissioner Shumon Basar

Destination: Dubai & Sharjah
Type: Talk
Admission: Free

Stephanie Bailey joins fellow accelerationist writer and curator Mohammad Salemy and artist Oscar Murillo in a discussion hosted by Oscar Guardiola-Rivera.

Destination: Dubai & Sharjah
Type: Talk
Admission: Free

Myrna Ayad presents her episode of Art Trade Tales

Destination: Dubai & Sharjah
Type: Talk
Admission: Free

Omar Berrada reminds us about routes-gone-by and the traces that theOttoman Empire have left in contemporary societies.

Destination: Dubai & Sharjah
Type: Talk
Admission: Free

Discussion with Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi, Dr N Janardhan, James Onley and Neha Vora.

Destination: Dubai & Sharjah
Type: Lecture
Admission: Free

Laleh Khalili reflects on the role played by transportation and logistics in the making of the modern Middle East.

Destination: Dubai & Sharjah
Type: Talk
Admission: Free

Dr Nada Shabout presents her episode of Art Trade Tales.

Destination: Dubai & Sharjah
Type: Performance
Admission: Free

As CEO of Dubai Airports, Paul Griffiths conducts one of the world’s most complex – and the busiest – points of transit. In conversation with Antonia Carver.

Destination: Dubai & Sharjah
Type: Talk
Admission: Free

Welcome & Introduction Trading Plac€$ With Global Art Forum Co-directors Antonia Carver and Oscar Guardiola-Rivera with Commissioner Shumon Basar

Destination: Dubai & Sharjah
Type: Lecture
Admission: Free

William Dalrymple lectures on the East India Company

Destination: Dubai & Sharjah
Type: Talk
Admission: Free

Artists Slavs and Tatars and Trevor Paglen present the linguistic and informational dimensions of planetary trade routes, joined by William Dalrymple and Shumon Basar for discussion.

Destination: Dubai & Sharjah
Type: Lecture
Admission: Free

Political theorist Jane-Anna Gordon lectures on the use of the term ‘creolisation’

Destination: Dubai & Sharjah
Type: Talk
Admission: Free

Iftikhar Dadi presents his episode of Art Trade Tales

Destination: Dubai & Sharjah
Type: Performance
Admission: Free

Through dance and poetry, Indian poetess Tishani Doshi and Oscar Guardiola-Rivera promise to funk the boundaries.

Destination: Dubai & Sharjah
Type: Talk
Admission: Free

B€li€v€! : Two Saudi Cities

Destination: Dubai & Sharjah
Type: Talk
Admission: Free

Christo presents an overview of his and Jeanne-Claude’s projects.

Destination: Dubai & Sharjah
Type: Opening
Admission: Free

Cinema Akil presents Fricke’s mesmerizing follow-up to his acclaimed Baraka (1992)

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