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 congratulates our residency alumni Dalia Baassiri and Lara Tabet for being among the artists whose work will be shown at the Lebanese Foundation for the National Library! In a collaboration with Galerie Janine Rubeiz, the Foundation presents "Bitasarrof", an exhibition that gathers the work of 55 renowned Lebanese artists, launching Saturday, October 15th and on display through Sunday, November 13th.
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.
ArteEast is pleased to announce that our Summer 2016 sponsored Artist-in-Residence Özgür Demirci has been named as the winner of Odeabank’s O'art Art Prize for 2016. Odeabank, a subsidiary of Lebanon’s Bank Audi, established the prize as part of its mission to support the work of outstanding young artists.
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.
ArteEast Managing Editor Mirene Arsanios interviews writer, curator and former ArteEast Artistic Director Rasha Salti about the Quarterly Magazine and its history