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

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