ArteEast is pleased to present an interview with artist Hiba Kalache as part of our Artist Spotlight. Born in Beirut, Hiba Kalache is an interdisciplinary artist whose practice spans installation, drawing, painting, sculpture and interactive projects. Kalache draws on her daily life for her materials, process and content. She interrogates the separation between the private 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.
Join us Saturday, May 8 at 2 PM EDT for the online panel discussion Queer-y-ing Arab Queerness in partnership with apexart To Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/queer-y-ing-arab-queerness-tickets-150109785409 Panelists: Dr. Andrew Gayed is an Egyptian-Canadian art historian and researcher interested in Middle Eastern contemporary art, queer theory, identity politics, and migration/diaspora studies. As a Visiting Scholar at NYU’s Centre […]
Elia Suleiman Retrospective+ Talkback Friday, May 21, 12:00 am to May 30th, 11:59 pm Online Stream – Register for Free or $5 Suggested Donation This month, we are pleased to celebrate and showcase the work of famed Palestinian filmmaker Elia Suleiman! Throughout his career, Elia directed four feature films –Chronicle Of A Disappearance (1996), Divine Intervention (2002), The Time […]
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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