March Meeting 2016: Programme, 11 Mar 2016 — 13 Mar 2016

March Meeting 2016: Programme

Dar Al Nadwa, Calligraphy Square, Dar Al Nadwa, Calligraphy Square

March 11

Performance: Lunar Reflection Transmission Technique
Venue: Mleiha area, Sharjah Desert
March 12


9 – 9:45am
Welcome Remarks

9:45 – 10am
Hoor Al Qasimi (Sharjah Art Foundation, UAE)

10 – 10:30am
William Wells (Townhouse, Egypt)
Engagement and the Responsive Institution

Panel Discussion
10:30 – 11:45am
Hoor Al Qasimi (Sharjah Art Foundation, UAE), Anna Cutler (Tate, UK), William Wells (Townhouse, Egypt), Moderator: Melanie Keen (Invia, UK)
Possibilities for Site-responsive Education – Spring Sessions as a case study for Amman

Open Call Presentation
12 – 12:15pm
Toleen Touq (Spring Sessions, Jordan)
The Museum or The Egg

Open Call Presentation
12:15 – 12:30pm
Stefan Benchoam (NuMu, Guatemala)
Riwaq: Community Outreach

Open Call Presentation
12:30 – 12:45pm
Ruba Salim (Riwaq, Palestine)
The School of Kyiv, Education in Liminal Spaces

Open Call Presentation
12:45 – 1pm
Silvia Franceschini (School of Kyiv, Kyiv Biennial 2015, Ukraine)
Communal Social and Inter-Political Stage of Curatorial Practice

Open Call Presentation
2:30 – 2:45pm
Azadeh Fatehrad (Artist and Curator, Royal College of Art, UK)
Field Meeting: The art forum as a model for exhibition making

Open Call Presentation
2:45 – 3pm
Leeza Ahmady (Field Meeting, USA)
Without Walls: Audience engagement and interpretation in public art

Open Call Presentation
3:00 – 3:15pm
Andria Hickey (Public Art Fund, USA)
Life on the Screen: Communities, self and world in a digital area

Open Call Presentation
3:15 – 3:30pm
Melissa Karmen Lee (Slought Foundation, USA)

3:45 – 4:15pm
Klaus Biesenbach, via Skype (MoMA PS1, USA), Hans Ulrich Obrist (Serpertine Galleries, UK), Moderator: Hoor Al Qasimi
Curating, Context, Community

Panel Discussion
4:15 – 5:30pm
Zoe Butt (San-Art, Vietnam), Susanna Chung (Asia Art Archive, Hong Kong), Ahmed El Attar (D-CAF Festival, See Foundation, Egypt), Claire Tancons (Printemps de Septembre Biennial, France)

Opening Receptions for Exhibitions at Sharjah Art Foundation


March 13


9 – 9:30am
Dar Al Nadwa, Calligraphy Square
A Unique Intersection: Art and Special Education

Panel Discussion
9:30 – 10:15am
Maha Elazar (Awladouna Center for People with Disabilities, UAE), Moderator: Aisha Demas (Sharjah Museums Department, UAE)
Art, Education and the United Arab Emirates

Panel Discussion
10:15 – 11:30am
Manal Ataya (Sharjah Museums Department, UAE) , Thaier Helal (College of Fine Arts, University of Sharjah, UAE), Mohammed Kazem (Artist, UAE), Khulood Atiyat (Salama bint Hamdan Al Nahyan Foundation, UAE), Moderator: Ismail Al Rifai (Sharjah Art Foundation, UAE)
Biennials as a Platform for Education and Knowledge Production

Panel Discussion
11:45am – 1pm
Reem Fadda (The Marrakech Biennale, Morocco), Riyas Komu (Kochi Biennale Foundation, India), Patrick Mudekereza (Centre d’art de Lubumbashi, Congo), Alia Swastika (Biennale Jogja 13, Indonesia), Sally Tallant (Liverpool Biennial, UK)
X Speaks: Performing history, moving from margin to center and creating an autonomous Black American Muslim performance (cyber)space

Open Call Presentation
2:30 – 2:45pm
Nsenga Knight (Artist, USA)
Imaginative Negotiations

2:45 – 3pm
Joe Namy (Artist, Lebanon/USA)
In and Out of School

Panel Discussion
3 – 4:15pm
Elizabeth Giorgis (Modern Art Museum: Gebre Kristos Desta Center, Ethiopia), Prateek Raja (Experimenter Curator’s Hub, India), Tina Sherwell (International Academy of Art, Palestine), Zineb Sedira (aria, Algeria), Christine Tohme (Ashkal Alwan, Lebanon), Moderator: Murtaza Vali
Social Practice: Case studies

4:30 – 5:45pm
Sandi Hilal (Decolonizing Architecture Artist Residency, Palestine), Oscar Murillo (Artist, UK), Farid Rakun (Ruangrupa, Indonesia),Rick Lowe (Artist, Project Row Houses, USA)

Closing Remarks
5:45 – 6pm

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