Dubai/Sharjah/Abu Dhabi - Fair

Art Dubai 2018: Art Dubai Modern Symposium

Madinat Jumeirah

21 Mar 201824 Mar 2018

Art Dubai Modern Symposium is a series of talks and presentations focused on the life, work and cultural impact of 20th century masters from the Middle East, South Asia and Africa. Renowned curators, scholars and patrons will lead the sessions that delve into the styles, influences and practices of artists whose work contributes to the history of art produced in the 20th century. The Art Dubai Modern Symposium will take place in the Misk Lounge.

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Special Events

Destination: Dubai/Sharjah/Abu Dhabi
Where: Art Dubai
Type: Talk
Admission: Free

Modernity in the Gulf. This session traces art practices in the Gulf from the 1970s through to the 1990s, looking at the lives, political and economic shifts and legacies of modernists from the Gulf.  With Thuraya Al Baqsami, Eiman Elgibreen, Noora Al Mualla, Mona Khazindar. Moderated by Till Fellrath Independent Curator and Academic, Co-founder of Art Reoriented.

Destination: Dubai/Sharjah/Abu Dhabi
Where: Art Dubai
Type: Talk
Admission: Free

Talk and Launch of MOMA’s Modern Art in the Arab World: Primary Documents in Association with the Misk Art Institute. With Dr. Sam Bardaouil and Dr. Nada Shabout

Destination: Dubai/Sharjah/Abu Dhabi
Where: Art Dubai
Type: Talk
Admission: Free

Africa: Modernity, Modernism and Contemporary art with Ugochukwu-Smooth Nzewi, Ayo Adeyinka. Modeated by Catherine David

Destination: Dubai/Sharjah/Abu Dhabi
Where: Art Dubai
Type: Talk
Admission: Free

Remembering the Magic: Abdel Hadi Al Gazzar with Clare Davies, Tayseer El Gazzar and Sam Bardaouil.

Destination: Dubai/Sharjah/Abu Dhabi
Where: Madinat Jumeirah
Type: Talk
Admission: Free

Rooted in Iraq: The Baghdad Group for Modern Art with Hanaa Malallah, Amin Alsaden, Salwa Mikdadi. Moderated by Nada Shabout

Destination: Dubai/Sharjah/Abu Dhabi
Where: Art Dubai
Type: Talk
Admission: Free

Up Close and Conceptual: Rasheed Araeen with Nick Aikens Curator, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven

Destination: Dubai/Sharjah/Abu Dhabi
Where: Art Dubai
Type: Talk
Admission: Free

Who was Bahman Mohasses? with Vali Mahlouji independent curator, founder of the non-profit platform Archaeology of the Final Decade, and member of Art Dubai Modern Advisory Committee

Destination: Dubai/Sharjah/Abu Dhabi
Where: Art Dubai
Type: Talk
Admission: Free

Homage to Jallel Ben Abdallah, with Ridha Moumni Curator and Cultural Adviser, Rambourg Foundation, Tunis

Destination: Dubai/Sharjah/Abu Dhabi
Where: Art Dubai
Type: Talk
Admission: Free

Who was Ali Jabri? with Suha Lallas, Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi Founder, Rula Atalla Ghandour. Moderated by Vali Mahlouji

Destination: Dubai/Sharjah/Abu Dhabi
Where: Art Dubai
Type: Talk
Admission: Free

The Agony and the Ecstasy of the Mighty Souza with Conor Macklin, Savita Apte. Moderated by Mahnaz Fancy

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