ArteNews & Events

  • Collapsed Present
    Collapsed Present

    Posted: Jul 29, 2021

    COLLAPSED PRESENT Screening Online as part of ArteEast’s Unpacking the ArteArchive platform*: August 12 -16 Tickets Free / On Donations – RSVP HERE  Marking the one-year anniversary of the devastating Beirut blast, this program of films and videos from Lebanese artists and filmmakers conveys their direct experience assimilating the overwhelming experience of loss and trauma. […]

  • Keep up with ArteEast!
    Keep up with ArteEast!

    Posted: Jun 9, 2021

    Keep up with ArteEast! Follow us on: Instagram: www.instagram.com/arteeast/ Twitter: twitter.com/arteeast Facebook: www.facebook.com/arteeast #ArteEast

  • Queer-y-ing Arab Queerness panel discussion with apex art
    Queer-y-ing Arab Queerness panel discussion with apex art

    Posted: May 6, 2021

    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 […]

  • ArteEast’s Legacy Trilogy exhibition March 7 – April 30 on artsy.net/arteeast
    ArteEast’s Legacy Trilogy exhibition March 7 – April 30 on artsy.net/arteeast

    Date: Mar 07, 2021 - Apr 07, 2021

    ArteEast is proud to present the Legacy Trilogy series of exhibitions celebrating the organization’s legacy as a forum for contemporary art practices from the MENA region. This fundraising exhibition consists of three parts: Past, Present, and Future, March 7 – April 30, 2021 on artsy.net/arteeast. CHECK OUT THE LEGACY TRILOGY EXHIBITION CATALOGUE! The Past edition features […]

  • Excavating Alternative Histories
    Excavating Alternative Histories

    Posted: Dec 7, 2020

         Panelists: Naeem Mohaiemen (Artist), Adam Khalil and Zack Khalil (Artists), & Discussant Faye Ginsburg (NYU). This program features artists/scholars exploring/excavating alternative histories and whose practices subvert traditional forms of ethnography. Co-presented by the ARAB FILM FEST COLLAB (ArteEast, Arab American National Museum, Arab Film and Media Institute, & Mizna) and NYU’s Hagop Kevorkian Center for […]

  • Alternative Archives: Global Uprising: Indigeneity, Land, Heritage // Hawaiʻi & Palestine
    Alternative Archives: Global Uprising: Indigeneity, Land, Heritage // Hawaiʻi & Palestine

    Posted: Oct 5, 2020

    AANM, ArteEast and NYU’s Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies are excited to come together to present Alternative Archives: Discourses and Disruptions, a series of events that will explore themes of storytelling, archiving and evolving technologies in the digital world as they relate to the SWANA (South West Asia and North Africa) region. These programs are part of two broader thematic series from the Kevorkian Center titled Digital Forays and Global Uprising. For more information or to RSVP for all sessions, visit https://alternativearchives.org

  • Taking Shape: New Perspectives on Arab Abstraction,  A Zoom Webinar Series
    Taking Shape: New Perspectives on Arab Abstraction, A Zoom Webinar Series

    Posted: May 20, 2020

    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 Interview with curator Suheyla Takesh
    ArteEast Interview with curator Suheyla Takesh

    Posted: Apr 24, 2020

    The symposium Taking Shape: New Perspectives on Arab Abstraction, planned for March 2020 by ArteEast in partnership with NYU’s Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies and Grey Art Gallery, had to be cancelled due to concerns related to the spread of COVID-19, as the pandemic was just beginning to hit NYC. ArteEast conducted this interview with curator Suheyla Takesh in April 2020.

  • ArteArchive
    ArteArchive

    Posted: Apr 20, 2020

    ArteEast is seeking to support the preservation of and presentation of the organization’s ArteArchive of film and video by artists from the Middle East, North Africa and their diasporas. ArteArchive includes works from ArteEast’s programs The Calm After the Storm: Classic and Contemporary Lebanese Cinema (presented with the Film Society of Lincoln Center), Mapping Subjectivity: Experimentation in Arab Cinema (ArteEast’s multi-year collaboration with MoMA), and the groundbreaking series Lens on Syria: Thirty Years of Contemporary Cinema (presented in over 40 venues worldwide). 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. ArteArchive contains some of the only known remaining copies of films produced in Syria and Iraq. Unpacking the ArteArchive is an ongoing legacy project, preserving and presenting over 15 years of film and video programming by ArteEast.

  • Art, Activism, and Migration: An Evening with Khaled Barakeh
    Art, Activism, and Migration: An Evening with Khaled Barakeh

    Posted: Oct 22, 2019

    The MacDowell Colony, PEN America's Artists at Risk Connection, and ArteEast are pleased to present: Art, Activism and Migration An Evening with Khaled Barakeh, in conversation with MacDowell visual artist alumna Dahlia Elsayed Introduced by MacDowell poet alumna Eileen Myles Q&A and reception to follow October 28, 6:30 PM MacDowell NY 521 West 23rd St 2nd Floor New York, NY 10011 This event is free and open to the public. Limited seating by ticket.