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  • ArteHub Presents: Artist Talk with Omar Mismar
    ArteHub Presents: Artist Talk with Omar Mismar

    Posted: Dec 1, 2016

    Saturday, December 3rd 7:00-9:00 p.m Local Project 11-27 44th Rd Long Island City, NY 11101 Omar Mismar is a Lebanese artist and a fellow in the 2016-17 Whitney ISP. Join us for a festive evening with refreshments, good company, and an exploration of Omar’s work, starting with early works that trace the artist’s negotiation of sexual […]

  • ArteHub Presents: The Price of Creation in Today’s Egypt
    ArteHub Presents: The Price of Creation in Today’s Egypt

    Posted: Nov 1, 2016

    ArteEast presents through its new signature discussion series ArteHub, "The Price of Creation in Today's Egypt." Creative expression in Middle East and North Africa has flourished in recent years. With traditional lines of communication and authority being crossed and even rendered obsolete, writers, artists, journalists, and other generators of culture and expression are defying both geographic and social boundaries.

  • Double Documentary Screening and Director Talk
    Double Documentary Screening and Director Talk

    Posted: Oct 20, 2016

    ArteEast invites you to a Double Screening Documentary event followed by a discussion with award-winning Directors and Sponsored Artists-in-Residence Myriam El Hage and M. Siam. Moderated by Soyoung Yoon, Assistant Professor of Visual Studies at The New School.

  • Decolonizing Architecture Art Residency: An Evening with Sandi Hilal & Alessandro Petti
    Decolonizing Architecture Art Residency: An Evening with Sandi Hilal & Alessandro Petti

    Posted: Sep 19, 2016

    Join us Saturday, October 22nd 2016 from 4-6PM in the Wood Auditorium, Columbia University, for a conversation on the intersections of art, architecture, and pedagogy with Sandi Hilal and Alessandro Petti. The two discuss their experiences working with refugees and exploring ways of creating, in their words, “different social, political and spatial relationships between people, state and territory beyond the liberal notion of citizenship.”

  • Socio-Political Art Discussion with ArteEast Artists-in-Residents
    Socio-Political Art Discussion with ArteEast Artists-in-Residents

    Posted: Sep 12, 2016

    Join us for a talk with ArteEast's current sponsored artists in residence with our partner Residency Unlimited. Ozgur Demirci of Turkey and Dalia Baassiri of Lebanon are emerging artists who are creating socially engaged art against the rapidly shifting political and social backdrop throughout the Middle East.

  • ArteEast Summer 2016 Quarterly Magazine Launch
    ArteEast Summer 2016 Quarterly Magazine Launch

    Posted: Aug 18, 2016

    Come celebrate the launch of ArteEast’s Summer 2016 Quarterly Magazine! Edited by Mirene Arsanios, this retrospective issue comprises six texts culled from the Quarterly’s archive. Focusing on language—institutional language, poetic essays, press reviews, fragments and notes, and on the zine as an active interface for language games and narrative plots— the featured texts reflect on language as a cultural and ideological construct as well as a medium for rupture and experimentation. Contributors include Rasha Salti and Omar Amiralay, Nida Ghouse, Brian Rogers, Beirut, Kirsten Scheid, and Haytham El Wardany.

  • The city Speaks: Emerging Artists from Beirut and Cairo in Conversation with the Urban Environment
    The city Speaks: Emerging Artists from Beirut and Cairo in Conversation with the Urban Environment

    Posted: Jul 6, 2016

    Join us with ArteEast Artists-in-Residence, Labanese artists Dalia Baassiri, Lara Tabet and Egypitian artist Bassem Yousri for a conversation on working within the rapidly shifting social and political climates of the vibrant cities they call home. The conversation will be moderated by Lebanese photographer Rhea Karam, whose work “Breathing Walls” documents the relationship between the […]

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