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New Podcast: Art Dubai + Arab Women Entrepreneurs, JAOU Tunis
JAOU Tunis 2015 / Podcasts

New Podcast: Art Dubai + Arab Women Entrepreneurs, JAOU Tunis

At JAOU Tunis symposium May 2015, artist Chris Weaver speaks with Antonia Carver, director of Art Dubai, after her participation in the symposium panel ‘Future Imperfect: Art Institutions in the Middle East‘. Following that Rahilla Zafar, author and business consultant speaks with Weaver about her book on Arab women entrepreneurs ‘Arab Women Rising: 35 Entrepreneurs … Continue reading

This Week’s Radio Show – Artist Ammar Al Attar, “All the World’s a Mosque”
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This Week’s Radio Show – Artist Ammar Al Attar, “All the World’s a Mosque”

 Emirati photographer Ammar Al Attar speaks to Chris Weaver about his part in the exhibition All the World’s a Mosque, curated by Lina Lazaar and JAOU Tunis. We also hear from Anabelle Boissier, Research Associate, LAMES, Paris who took part in the and specialises in Tunisia. Anabelle took part in the roundtable Maghreb Condition Report … Continue reading

Turkey’s Feminist MPs
Sexual Politics / women

Turkey’s Feminist MPs

With the 2015 elections in Turkey, the share of women within parliament has achieved the highest level in recorded history (at 18 per cent). More importantly, Turkey now has feminist MPs in parliament. PIcture here is Filiz Kerestecioglu’s photo, taken during her oath ceremony. She had a purple dress and is sporting the feminist badge. Previously a Twitter … Continue reading

This Week’s Six Pillars – Aadel Essadani, Arterial Network Morocco
Art / JAOU Tunis 2015

This Week’s Six Pillars – Aadel Essadani, Arterial Network Morocco

Aadel Essaadani, speaking here from JAOU Tunis, is the director of Arterial Network, a dynamic, civil-society network of artists, cultural activists, entrepreneurs, enterprises, NGOs, institutions, and donors active in Africa’s creative and cultural sectors. NB this interview is in French. We also hear artist Chris Weaver speak with Slavs and Tatars, a collective who identify “the … Continue reading

This Week’s Show: Film Director Moncef Dhouib + Dancer Wael Maghni, JAOU Tunis
Art / dance / JAOU Tunis 2015 / Schedule / Theatre and Film

This Week’s Show: Film Director Moncef Dhouib + Dancer Wael Maghni, JAOU Tunis

At JAOU Tunis, a symposium on Visual Culture in an Age of Global Conflict, we spoke to Moncef Dhouib, a renowned Tunisian film director, actor, screenwriter. The symposium took place at the Bardo Museum, Tunisia as it had done last year, despite horrific attacks on tourists earlier this year by militants. Dhouib is a veteran … Continue reading

This Week’s Six Pillars – Art Dubai + Women Entrepreneurs in the Arab World at JAOU Tunis
iran / JAOU Tunis 2015 / Schedule

This Week’s Six Pillars – Art Dubai + Women Entrepreneurs in the Arab World at JAOU Tunis

This week’s show we delve into two conversations held during the JAOU Tunis conference this May in Tunis, Tunisia. Artist Chris Weaver speaks with the director of the largest art fair in the Middle East, Antonia Carver of Art Dubai. Carver we on a panel in the JAOU symposium called Future Imperfect: Art Institutions in … Continue reading