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  • Arab Film Series October special: Mohammed Shebl’s 1981 film Fangs (Anyab)
    Arab Film Series October special: Mohammed Shebl’s 1981 film Fangs (Anyab)

    Posted: Sep 30, 2022

    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
    WHAT EXISTED YESTERDAY MIGHT DISAPPEAR TOMORROW

    Posted: Sep 26, 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 […]

  • Bloody Beans + Talkback
    Bloody Beans + Talkback

    Posted: Jun 27, 2022

    Bloody Beans + Talkback Online Screening: July 28-31, 2022 Free / $5 suggested donation RSVP at arabfilmseries.org Available Worldwide This July, in commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the Algerian Independence, Arab Film Series presents Bloody Beans, an experimental take on the Algerian War by Narimane Mari. This program is accompanied by a recorded discussion […]

  • Apply to be a NNAAC fellow with ArteEast!
    Apply to be a NNAAC fellow with ArteEast!

    Posted: Jun 3, 2022

    Apply now to become a NNAAC Transformative Leaders Fellow working with ArteEast!   The NNAAC Fellowship program is a leadership development training program that has been developed through the National Network for Arab American Communities. The program is designed for Arab American undergraduate juniors or seniors or graduate level college students, or recent graduates. Fellows […]

  • Artwrld NFT platform features artist Walid Raad’s new digital artwork benefitting ArteEast!
    Artwrld NFT platform features artist Walid Raad’s new digital artwork benefitting ArteEast!

    Posted: Mar 16, 2022

    Check out Artnet’s article on the launch of Artwrld NFT platform featuring artist Walid Raad’s new digital artwork benefitting ArteEast! “First up is a project by Artwrld’s third co-founder, artist Walid Raad. Called Festival of Gratitude, the project comprises a series of computer-generated birthday cakes for global dictators, sheikhs, presidents, and other 20th-century rulers. It’s set […]

  • ARTEEAST AUDIENCE SURVEY
    ARTEEAST AUDIENCE SURVEY

    Posted: Jan 28, 2022

    We’d love to hear from you! As we plan for the future, we invite you to share your thoughts about ArteEast: what programs have you loved, what would you like to see, whether you are ready to attend events again in person. Please take a few minutes to take our audience survey, we look forward to […]

  • Ib’atli Gawab / Signed, Sealed, Delivered
    Ib’atli Gawab / Signed, Sealed, Delivered

    Posted: Nov 4, 2021

      Ib’atli Gawab / Signed, Sealed, Delivered: On longing and political resistance through epistolary forms in four essay-films. Curated by Line Ajan Online Screening: Nov. 18-21 RSVP at artearchive.org Tickets Free / 5$ suggested donation Featuring works by Mona Benyamin, Emily Jacir, Ossama Mohammed & Wiam Siav Bedirxan, and Akram Zaatari Inspired by two love […]

  • Artist Spotlight Sale: Mohamed Ben Soltane
    Artist Spotlight Sale: Mohamed Ben Soltane

    Posted: Oct 1, 2021

    It is with great excitement that ArteEast shares an Artist Spotlight interview with Mohamed Ben Soltane, whose work is currently part of our special Artist Spotlight Sale on Artsy.net/arteeast.     Ben Soltane’s Contre l’Oubli (Hommage à El Mekki) is a mosaic triptych dedicated to the prominent Tunisian painter Hatem El Mekki (1918–2003). All proceeds […]

  • Where do we go from here?
    Where do we go from here?

    Posted: Mar 24, 2021

    Presented in association with ArteEast’s fundraising exhibition Legacy Trilogy: Past, Present, Future. Check out works by Ganzeer and Bassem Yousri in the Legacy Trilogy exhibition on http://www.artsy.net/arteeast   Speaker bios: GANZEER: Described as a “chameleon” by Carlo McCormick in the New York Times, Ganzeer operates seamlessly between art, design, and storytelling, creating what he has coined: […]

  • 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