ArteEast is pleased to present an interview with artist Umber Majeed as part of our Artist Spotlight series. Umber Majeed (b. 1989, New York, NY) is a multidisciplinary visual artist and educator. She received her MFA from Parsons School of Design | The New School in 2016 and graduated from Beaconhouse National University in Lahore, […]
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.
This month on Arab Film Series: Mohammed Shebl’s 1981 film Fangs (Anyab) “Weaved into its camp aesthetics, horror genre tropes and 80s disco numbers, Anyab provides a running commentary on the social situation in Egypt, from youth unemployment to class struggle, while intersecting sexual politics into the mix. ” (Gasworks) Online Screening: October 27-30, 2022 […]
WHAT EXISTED YESTERDAY MIGHT DISAPPEAR TOMORROW Curated by Hind Mezaina October 13-18: Online screening on arteachive.org Free / $5 Suggested Donation Available Worldwide October 12: In-person screening at Alliance Française (Dubai) Ticket Price 35.00 AED Book your ticket here The past haunts the present in this film program about photography and cinema, featuring four short […]
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