Dubai/Sharjah/Abu Dhabi - Event

Majlis Talks

Alserkal Avenue

19 Mar 201824 Mar 2018

The Art Week at Alserkal Avenue programme is complemented by an engaging series of Majlis talks, where artists, curators, and cultural practitioners gather to discuss their work.

21 MARCH
11AM – 12PM
Artist talk: Hale Tenger in conversation with Mari Spirito about the ideas and process of Under

12-1PM
Book launch & talk: The Contemporary Resonances of Modern Art in the Arab World
Nada Shabout, co-editor of Modern Art in the Arab World: Primary Documents and professor of Art History, University of North Texas, in conversation with Stuart Comer, Chief Curator of the Department of Media and Performance Art, MOMA, about the legacies of modern art in the Arab world

2:30-3:30PM
Talk: Simulations and the Sea
Artist and architect Vishal K. Dar and Kabir Ahmed Masum Chisty in conversation with Sabih Ahmed

4:30-5:15PM
Artist talk: Artist and Alchemist
Jean Boghossian discusses his multimedia painting and his exhibition Unpredictable Horizons, on show at Ayyam Gallery.

22 MARCH
10:30-11:30AM
Talk: Sonia Brewin in conversation with Caoimhe Jane Reynold to discuss the production of Showstoppers

11:30AM – 12:15PM
Artist talk: Zak Ové in conversation with William Lawrie
Lawrie Shabibi co-founder William Lawrie sits down with artist Zak Ové to discuss his first solo exhibition in the Middle East, Star Liner

4-5PM
Talk: Changing Gallery Models
John Martin, Umer Butt, and Taymour Grahne in conversation with Kevin Jones

23 MARCH
11AM – 12PM
Talk: One or two things, about residencies…
ArteEast presents artists Basmah Felemban and Poonam Jain in conversation with curator Sarah El Adl about the experience of the art residency

3-4PM
Curator talk: Vassilis Oikonomopoulos in conversation with Abdulrahman Gazzaz
Using recent examples of BRICKLAB’s work, Abdulrahman Gazzaz and Vassilis Oikonomopoulos will discuss the role of objects, structures, histories and natures in BRICKLAB’s practice

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Special Events

Destination: Dubai/Sharjah/Abu Dhabi
Where: Alserkal Avenue
Type: Talk

The Contemporary Resonances of Modern Art in the Arab World: Nada Shabout, co-editor of Modern Art in the Arab World: Primary Documents in conversation with Stuart Comer, MoMA.

Destination: Dubai/Sharjah/Abu Dhabi
Where: Alserkal Avenue
Type: Talk

Simulations and the Sea: Vishal K. Dar and Kabir Ahmed Masum Chisty in conversation with Sabih Ahmed.

Destination: Dubai/Sharjah/Abu Dhabi
Where: Alserkal Avenue
Type: Talk

Hale Tenger in conversation with Mari Spirito about the ideas and process of Under.

Destination: Dubai/Sharjah/Abu Dhabi
Where: Alserkal Avenue
Type: Talk

Artist Talk with Jean Boghossian

Destination: Dubai/Sharjah/Abu Dhabi
Where: Alserkal Avenue
Type: Talk

Artist talk with Sonia Brewin

Destination: Dubai/Sharjah/Abu Dhabi
Where: Alserkal Avenue
Type: Talk

Artist Zak Ovè in conversation with William Lawrie

Destination: Dubai/Sharjah/Abu Dhabi
Where: Alserkal Avenue
Type: Talk

Changing gallery models: a talk with John Martin and Taymour Grahne

Destination: Dubai/Sharjah/Abu Dhabi
Where: Alserkal Avenue
Type: Talk

Saba Qizilbach, Founder of Lee and Dina Khorchid in conversation with curator Karim Sultan

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