ArteEast is pleased to present an interview with artist M’barek Bouhchichi as part of our Artist Spotlight series. M’barek Bouhchichi (b. 1975, Akka) is an artist living and working in Tahanaout, Morocco. He has taught art since the mid 1990s, first in Tiznit and today in Tahanaout. Bouhchichi develops his work through a tentative language […]
ArteEast’s ArteArchive consists of over 2500+ films and videos by artists from the MENA region, collected over the course of the organization’s 15+ years of film programming. A number of these programs showcased films that are rarely seen outside of the Arab world, including works that were especially restored, re-mastered and digitized by ArteEast. ArteEast seeks to preserve and make publicly available these important works.
It is with great excitement that ArteEast shares an Artist Spotlight interview with Mohamed Ben Soltane, whose work is currently part of our special Artist Spotlight Sale on Artsy.net/arteeast. Ben Soltane’s Contre l’Oubli (Hommage à El Mekki) is a mosaic triptych dedicated to the prominent Tunisian painter Hatem El Mekki (1918–2003). All proceeds […]
ArteEast is pleased to announce our new Unpacking the ArteArchive program RADICAL MODERNISMS: RETRACING ARAB AND NORTH AFRICAN HISTORIES a two-part program curated by Peter Limbrick, Professor of Film and Digital Media at UC Santa Cruz and author of Modernism as World Cinema: The Films of Moumen Smihi. This program addresses aesthetic and cultural experiments that […]
ArteEast’s vision is of a thriving and sustainable arts sector in the Middle East and North Africa. Our mission is to deepen international arts engagement and to provide support to MENA-based artists and arts organizations in order to broaden the global audience for contemporary culture from the region....
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