ArteEast is pleased to present an interview with artist Hayv Kahraman as part of our Artist Spotlight. Hayv Kahraman was born in Baghdad, Iraq 1981, now lives and works in Los Angeles. A vocabulary of narrative, memory and dynamics of non-fixity found in diasporic cultures are the essence of her visual language and the product […]
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.
ArteEast, is pleased to co-sponsor Taking Shape: New Perspectives on Arab Abstraction, A Zoom Webinar Series Co-organized by NYU's Grey Art Gallery and Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies Session 1: The Barjeel Art Foundation and Taking Shape Thursday, May 28, 12:00 pm EDT Session 2: Arab Abstraction and Arabic Letterforms Thursday, June 4, 6:00 pm EDT Session 3: Modern Art in Algeria and Egypt Thursday, June 18, 6:00 pm EDT
ArteEast, in partnership with the Arab American National Museum, Arab Film and Media Institute and the Romooz Foundation is pleased to present the next films in the Arab Film Series online: Yemeni Stories Told by Yemeni Filmmakers 3 PM EDT on Sunday, July 26, 2020 Yemen, United States / Documentary / 60 minutes / Rated PG13 / In Arabic and English with English subtitles Following the screening will be an intimate talkback with several Yemeni filmmakers from across the world. Free. Suggested donation benefits Yemen Aid
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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