ArteEast is pleased to present an interview with artist Huda Lutfi as part of our Artist Spotlight. Huda Lutfi works like an urban archeologist, digging up found objects and images as loaded fragments of history. She then re-packages them using bricolage as an interceptive strategy. Recognizable objects, images and icons are re-contextualized and made to […]
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.
SAVED FROM THE WATERS: FILMS BY SAFAA FATHY Tamaas/Earth Arts Justice, ArteEast, and Maysles Documentary Center present nine films by Egyptian/French poet and filmmaker Safaa Fathy that offer a window into Fathy’s expansive body of work and practice. Present in her films as both poet and documentarian, Fathy deftly and tenderly brings to light searingly […]
ArteEast, in partnership with the Arab American National Museum, Arab Film and Media Institute and Take on Hate is pleased to present the latest screening in the Arab Film Series Online Brooklyn Inshallah (2019) Dir. Ahmed Mansour 3 p.m. EDT Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020 Free; $5 suggested donation RSVP for streaming link The film […]
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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