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  • THE SECOND INTIFADA – TWENTY YEARS ON
    THE SECOND INTIFADA – TWENTY YEARS ON

    Posted: May 13, 2022

    THE SECOND INTIFADA – TWENTY YEARS ON Screening Online June 9- 12 RSVP at ArteArchive.org The Second Intifada heralded a particularly fresh, urgent and experimental approach to filmmaking, in tune with the uprisings to which they contributed.  Working at a distance from both the main political organizations and, often, the aesthetic insistences of Global Northern […]

  • INTIMATE DISTANCE
    INTIMATE DISTANCE

    Posted: Apr 25, 2022

      INTIMATE DISTANCE Online Screening May 26-29 RSVP: arabfilmseries.org ArteEast is pleased to present the upcoming Arab Film Series online program INTIMATE DISTANCE – a Mother’s Day special on the meaning of motherhood and womanhood from the perspective of two renowned female artists and filmmakers Mona Hatoum and Marianne Khoury.  Hatoum’s personal poetic short film […]

  • 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

  • Next in the Arab Film Series online: Arab World Shorts Program @ 2pm EDT May 2!

    Posted: Apr 29, 2020

    Join us for the next screening in the Arab Film Series online! ArteEast partnered with the Arab American National Museum, the Arab Film and Media Institute, and Cinetopia Film Festival, to bring together a wide range of new and classic films by Arab and Arab American filmmakers. Mark your calendars for May 2nd @ 2pm EDT for the Arab World Shorts Program! RSVP to receive streaming link http://arabamericanmuseum.org/arab-film-series 

  • 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.