Past Activities - 2021

"Decolonial histories of abstraction. A Cross-Archive between Paris and the Middle East"

by Nadia Radwan and Christine Abboud, ARVIMM Seminar, 21 May 2021

2nd issue of Manazir Journal is out!

by Alain Messaoudi & Camilla Murgia

9th Junior Lectures in Asian Studies 2020

31 May - 1 June 2021 (online)

Artist talk — Akram Zaatari

in conversation with Daniel Berndt, 29 September 2021, 6:15pm (Zoom)

Artist's Talk — Céline Burnand in conversation with Nadia Radwan — 17 November, 18:00-19:30

Artists' talk – Searching the Seams: Calamity, Place and Identity in Arab Film and Moving Image" with Mohamed Al-Daradji, Basma Al Sharif and Ahmad Ghossein – moderated by Silvia Naef – 27 November 2021

Call for Applications — Ernst Herzfeld Award for Master Theses in Islamic Art History and Archaeology

by the Ernst Herzfeld Society for Studies in Islamic Art and Archaeology

Conference – "La hurufiyya, une invention parisienne ?" – Silvia Naef

Discours sur le nationalisme dans l’art en Irak (1940-1951) : le rôle de Jawad Salim et du musée National de Bagdad dans la construction d’un récit artistique et national en Irak

conference by Zouina Ait Slimani, 28 May 2021 (online)

Exhibition & Virtual Tour - Fred Boissonnas and the Mediterranean. A Photographic Odyssey

curated by Estelle Sohier, extended until 28 March 2021

Exhibition Review – Pour une nouvelle approche de l'art algérien. "En attendant Omar Gatlato. Regard sur l'art en Algérie et dans sa diaspora"

by Zouina Ait Slimani

Jamil Hamoudi et Paris (1947-1962) L’expérience de l’abstraction au prisme d’une histoire croisée entre Paris et Bagdad

conference by Zouina Ait Slimani (online)

Jean Pozzi's Collection of Iranian and Persianate Art: A Documentation in Progress

by Negar Habibi, Cabinet d'Arts Graphiques (MAH)

Masterclass — Contemporary Art of the Arab World, Iran and Turkey (MasCAIT)

by Silvia Naef and Cristina Tonghini, 20 October 2021, 4:15pm (online)

New Master's program in Contemporary Art in the Arab World, Iran and Turkey (2021-2022)

by Ca' Foscari University of Venice in partnership with the University of Geneva

Online Conference - "Subversive porcelain: social and political commentary in the works of contemporary artists from the Middle East" - Ceramics from Islamic Lands

by Charlotte Bank, Victoria and Albert Museum - 23 July

Online Talk on Marwan Kassab-Bachi

by Charlotte Bank, Mathaf, 27 June

Open day - Master's Programme in Contemporary Art of the Arab World, Iran and Turkey

by the University of Geneva and Ca' Foscari University of Venice

Panel - Du marché de l’art à la collection : les arts de l’Islam dans les collections occidentales

by Negar Habibi - 30 June - 10am

Review – AWRAQ 19th issue: an initiative for the study of Arab modern and contemporary art in Spain

by María Gómez López

Review – Makou : une revue électrique d'art irakien contre l'isolement / مجلة (ماكو): وسيلة افتراضية ضد عزلة الفنانين

by Nour Al Zuhairy

Review – Natasha Gasparian, Commitment in the Artistic Practice of Aref El-Rayess: The Changing of Horses

by Charlotte Bank

Review — Kader Attia: Die Zukunft liegt in der Vergangenheit — Aldir Polymeris

by Aldir Polymeris

Seminar "Abstraction, the Parisian environment and artists from the MENA region"

ARVIMM Seminar 2020-21 (online)

Talk - The Depiction of European Women in Late Safavid Paintings

by Negar Habibi for Khamseen

Testimonial – Shafic Abboud : Archives d’un peintre, archives d’un père, une expérience à la croisée des mémoires et des documents

by Nadia Radwan, in conversation with Christine Abboud

The Times of Modern and Contemporary Arab Art - Awraq's latest issue

with contributions by Silvia Naef and Nadia Radwan