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Visiting Artists talk about their work and process

In Art History, Event, Fine Arts on April 6, 2010 at 8:43 am

—–THIS week—–

//// WALID SADEK ////
AUB Visiting Artist Lecture
Thursday, April 8th
1-2pm
Nicely Hall room 409

Possibly a preamble, in retrospect

Walid Sadek shares some of the texts and images of his search for a place at last.

//// MARWA ARSANIOS ////
AUB Visiting Artist Lecture
Friday, April 9th
4-5pm
Nicely Hall room 409

—–coming soon—–

//// BETH STRYKER ////
AUB Visiting Artist Lecture
Friday, April 16th
4-5pm
Nicely Hall room 409

//// Vartan Avakian ////
AUB Visiting Artist Lecture
Friday, April 30th
4-5pm
Nicely Hall room 409

//// Ashkan Sepahvand ////
AUB Visiting Artist Lecture
Friday, May 7th
4-5pm
Nicely Hall room 409

//// Mirene Arsanios ////
AUB Visiting Artist Lecture
Friday, May 14th
4-5pm
Nicely Hall room 409

Home Works V – Ashkal Alwan, beginning April 21st!

In Art History, Event, Fine Arts, Music, Theater on April 6, 2010 at 8:40 am

Home Works V:
A Forum on Cultural Practices

Wednesday, April 21st

Dance Performance: Israel Galvan, “Solo”, 9 pm PREMIER EVENT
Thursday, April 22nd

Exhibition openings at Beirut Art Center, 3 pm
Launch of Ashkal Alwan for Contemporary Arts and The Home Works Academy & Cocktail, 5 pm
Exhibition openings at the Home Works Academy, 6 pm
Dance Performance: Yalda Younes, “I Have Come”, 10 pm
Friday, April 23rd

Project organized by Ashkan Sepahvand at the National Museum of Beirut, “Other than someone, there was no one”, 11 am
Dance Performance: Yalda Younes, “I Have Come”, 5 pm repeat
Lecture: Raja Shehadeh, “A Rift in Time, Travels of my Ottoman Uncle: A Book Presentation”, 6 pm
Lecture: Farouk Mardam Bey, 8 pm on the odd years
Music and Video Performance: Daniele Camarda, Jacopo Carreras, Raed El Khazen, Lana Daher, Jana Saleh, “Primal Spheres in a Brave New World”, 10 pm
Saturday, April 24th

Panel: “Where is Beirut, Ramallah, Cairo… From the Saadiyat Island”: Walid Raad moderator, Vasif Kortun, Andrew Ross, Shumon Basar, Nada Shabout, Mishaal Al Gergawi,
1st part: 11 am
2nd part: 4 pm
Lecture & Book launch: Fadi Toufiq, “The New Killer”, 7:30 pm
Workshop and Colloquium with pad.ma“Don’t Wait for the Archive: Archiving Practices and Futures of the Image”, 4:30 pm
Film Screening & Panel: “A Season Outside”/”Zones of Conflict” part 1: T.J. Demos moderator, Amar Kanwar & Faisal Devji, 9:30 pm
Sunday, April 25th

Lecture: Nizar Saghieh, “Beyond Communitarianism: What Captures the City’s Heart”, 12:30 pm
Panel: “In and Out of Education” part 1: Reem Fadda moderator, Anton Vidokle, Klaus Knoll/Cella, Clare Davis, 3 pm
Lecture: Thomas Keenan, “A language that needs no translation – on war as a form of discourse”, 6 pm
Lecture: Ali Fayyad, 8 pm
Music performance, Darbuka & Dehollo: Misirli Ahmet, 10 pm
Monday, April 26th

Artist Project: Tony Chakar, “The Sky Over Beirut: Walking Tours of the City”, 11 am
Lecture: Ayse Gul Altinay, 6 pm on militarism
Panel: “In and Out of Education” part 2: Walid Sadek moderator, Okwui Enwezor, Alessandro Petti/Sandi Hilal, 8 pm
Tuesday, April 27th

Project organized by Ashkan Sepahvand at the National Museum of Beirut, “Other than someone, there was no one”, 11 am repeat
Artist Project: Tony Chakar, “The Sky Over Beirut: Walking Tours of the City”, 6 pm repeat
Lecture: Jalal Toufic, “Don’t Go to Hell for the Sake of Finishing Watching the Film”, 6 pm as part of “In and Out of Education”
Panel: “In and Out of Education” part 3: Gregory Sholette moderator, Yazid Anani, Judi Wertein, Charles Esche, 7 pm
Performance: “Photo-Romance”: Rabih Mroue & Lina Saneh, with Charbel Haber, 10 pm
Wednesday, April 28th

Artist Project: Tony Chakar, “The Sky Over Beirut: Walking Tours of the City”, 11 am repeat
Performance: “Photo-Romance”: Rabih Mroue & Lina Saneh, with Charbel Haber, 5 pm repeat
Film Screening & panel: “November”/”Zones of Conflict” part 2: Hito Steyerl & T.J. Demos, 6 pm
Performance: Boris Charmatz dance, Mederic Collignon pocket trumpet, voice, “Improvisation”, 8 pm
Thursday, April 29th

Artist Project: Tony Chakar, “The Sky Over Beirut: Walking Tours of the City”, 6 pm repeat
Artist Presentation: Hiwa K, “As if an Arts School”, 6 pm
Talk: Kodwo Eschun & Steve Goodman, 7:30 pm on sound & citizenry
Performance: Antonia Baehr, “Laugh”, 10 pm
Friday, April 30th

Artist Project: Tony Chakar, “The Sky Over Beirut: Walking Tours of the City”, 11 am repeat
Performance: Antonia Baehr, “Laugh”, 5 pm repeat
Lecture: Mohammed Soueid, “The Loneliness of Dust”, 6 pm
Performance: The Otolith Group, “Communists Like Us”, 8 pm
Film Screening: Harun Farocki, “Immersion”, 9:30 pm
Saturday, May 1st

Lecture: Lawrence Abu Hamdan, 11 am on sound & citizenry
Project organized by Ashkan Sepahvand at the National Museum of Beirut, “Other than someone, there was no one”, 1 pm repeat
Artist Talk: Setareh Shahbazi, “Reverse Diary The Secret of atmospheric Pictures III”, 3 pm
Lecture: Youssef Tohme, 5 pm on sound & citizenry
Artist Project: Tony Chakar, “The Sky Over Beirut: Walking Tours of the City”, 6 pm repeat
Lecture: Abbas Beydoun, 7 pm on odd years
Music Performance: Rima Khcheich & Rabih Mroue, “A Minute Late”, 9:30 pm

Exhibitions:

Ruanne Abou- Rahme and Basel Abbas
Tala al-Kazafi
Ayreen Anastas
Marwa Arsanios
Vartan Avakian
Broomberg & Chanarian
Decolonizing Architecture
Cevdet Erek
Shahab Fotouhi
Ghassan Helwani
Amal Issa
Bengu Karaduman
Hassan Khan
Maha Maamoun
Christodoulos Panayiotou
Marwan Rechmaoui
Raed Yassin
Ala Younis
Publication Projects:

Rayya Badran
Fadi Abdallah

Please note that the above list is subject to minor changes.
Our screening program will follow soon.