ArteEast is pleased to co-host, together with the Consulate of the United Arab Emirates in New York City, an Authors Talk for 14-year-old Emirati author, Aysha Al Naqbi – the youngest published author from the U.A.E. Moderated by Bill Bragin, Executive Artistic Director of The Arts Center at NYU Abu Dhabi and leading figure in the arts in […]
Join us for an exploration of APF Fellow and ArteEast Artist-in-Residence Rashwan Abdelbaki's work at the Manhattan Graphics Center. Rashwan is a Syrian-born multi-media artist specializing in painting, etching, and engraving.This event is free, and open to the public. Rashwan is a Syrian-born multi-media artist specializing in painting, etching, and engraving.This event is free, and open to the public.
The panel discussion will be led by Sumeshwar Sharma, curator at Clark House Initiative, Mumbai, and will include Iraqi artists Wafaa Bilal and Ayad Alkadhi and Syrian artist, AFP Fellow and ArteEast Artist in Residence Rashwan Abdelbaki.
Join us Thursday, March 2nd at the Metropolitan College of New York for a talk with ArteEast Artist-in-Resident Rushwan Abdelbaki.
Saturday, December 3rd 7:00-9:00 p.m Local Project 11-27 44th Rd Long Island City, NY 11101 Omar Mismar is a Lebanese artist and a fellow in the 2016-17 Whitney ISP. Join us for a festive evening with refreshments, good company, and an exploration of Omar’s work, starting with early works that trace the artist’s negotiation of sexual […]
ArteEast presents through its new signature discussion series ArteHub, "The Price of Creation in Today's Egypt." Creative expression in Middle East and North Africa has flourished in recent years. With traditional lines of communication and authority being crossed and even rendered obsolete, writers, artists, journalists, and other generators of culture and expression are defying both geographic and social boundaries.
ArteEast invites you to a Double Screening Documentary event followed by a discussion with award-winning Directors and Sponsored Artists-in-Residence Myriam El Hage and M. Siam. Moderated by Soyoung Yoon, Assistant Professor of Visual Studies at The New School.
Join us Saturday, October 22nd 2016 from 4-6PM in the Wood Auditorium, Columbia University, for a conversation on the intersections of art, architecture, and pedagogy with Sandi Hilal and Alessandro Petti. The two discuss their experiences working with refugees and exploring ways of creating, in their words, “different social, political and spatial relationships between people, state and territory beyond the liberal notion of citizenship.”
Join us for a talk with ArteEast's current sponsored artists in residence with our partner Residency Unlimited. Ozgur Demirci of Turkey and Dalia Baassiri of Lebanon are emerging artists who are creating socially engaged art against the rapidly shifting political and social backdrop throughout the Middle East.
Come celebrate the launch of ArteEast’s Summer 2016 Quarterly Magazine! Edited by Mirene Arsanios, this retrospective issue comprises six texts culled from the Quarterly’s archive. Focusing on language—institutional language, poetic essays, press reviews, fragments and notes, and on the zine as an active interface for language games and narrative plots— the featured texts reflect on language as a cultural and ideological construct as well as a medium for rupture and experimentation. Contributors include Rasha Salti and Omar Amiralay, Nida Ghouse, Brian Rogers, Beirut, Kirsten Scheid, and Haytham El Wardany.