ArteEast is pleased to present an interview with artist Mirna Bamieh as part of our Artist Spotlight series. Mirna Bamieh is an artist from Jerusalem/Palestine. Her works attempt to understand the politics of disappearance in their relation to ever-shifting politics, while equally questioning notions of land and geographies of in-between temporality. She develops works that use the mediums of storytelling and […]
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.
RECONSTRUCTING HISTORIES examines the role of the documentary in representing the Lebanese Civil War (1975–1990) through the experimental works of three important Lebanese post-war artists/filmmakers: Walid Raad, Jayce Salloum, and Mohamad Soueid. Online Screening: Sept 16-19 This program is available for audiences worldwide. FREE WITH RSVP / suggested donation $5: artearchive.org The Lebanese Civil War officially ended […]
Eleven Reflections on September + Panel Discussion Online Screening: September 9-16 RSVP HERE Free / 5$ suggested Donation Arab Film Series presents this month’s special program Eleven Reflections on September, by Andrea Assaf: a poetry, music, movement and digital media exploration of Arab American experience, Wars on/of Terror, and “the constant, quiet rain of death amidst beauty” […]
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