From Palestine to Berlin: Making Contemporary Art between Cultures,” Steve Sabella | The Museum of Fine Arts Houston

2014

FotoFest 2014 “VIEW FROM INSIDE: Conference on Visual Art in the Arab World”

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Founded in 1983, FotoFest created the first international biennial of photography and photo-related art in the United States, held biennially since 1986. This conference presents an overview of the history of Arab culture and art with a special focus on the history of visual, photographic, and media art. Talks and presentations are by Arab artists, scholars, arts professionals, and participants from the commercial and nonprofit art worlds.

Morning:

  • Introduction/Welcome, Gary Tinterow, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
  • “FotoFest 2014 Biennial—VIEW FROM INSIDE,” Wendy Watriss, FotoFest
  • Curatorial Overview: The Exhibitions and Forums, Karin Adrian von Roques, FotoFest 2014 Arab Exhibitions
  • “What is the Arab World?” Ussama Makdisi, Rice University
  • “Art and Culture in the Arab Worlds: Historical Overview and Art in the Arab World Today,” Salawa Mikdadi, art historian
  • “History of Photography in the Arab World,” Samer Mohdad, artist, Fondation Arabe pour l’Image, Beirut
  • “From Palestine to Berlin: Making Contemporary Art between Cultures,” Steve Sabella, artist
  • Question and Answer, Steve Sabella, artist; Samer Mohdad, artist; and Salwa Mikdadi, art historian

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