Six Pillars Broadcast – Artist Manal Aldowayan
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Six Pillars Broadcast – Artist Manal Aldowayan

As a female artist from Saudi Arabia, Manal AlDowayan’s has a particular resonance; themes of active forgetting, archives, and collective memory, with a large focus on the state of Saudi women and their representation. From photography to film to sculpture Aldowayan is always exploring new forms and has shown a significant body of work internationally, … Continue reading

Six Pillars Broadcast- Shadi Habib Allah & Samson Young
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Six Pillars Broadcast- Shadi Habib Allah & Samson Young

This week: sounds from Frieze Art Fair 2016 where Green Art Gallery, Dubai, exhibited Palestinian artist Shadi Habib Allah’s mobile phone installation ‘A Defective Wave Shields Disparate Topographies.’ Plus a discussion with Samsung Young, a Frieze Project 2016 artist and composer set to represent Hong Kong in 2017 Venice Biennial. Continue reading

Fearless, the Next Wave of Iranian Art at Total Arts, Dubai.
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Fearless, the Next Wave of Iranian Art at Total Arts, Dubai.

Until April 30th you can walk into a space hidden in Dubai’s industrial district and examine a series of works that collectively point out how outdated mainstream curatorial considerations often is, of what is being made in the field of Iranian art today. Not exactly outsider art, nor art that necessarily consciously rejects the mainstream  … Continue reading

Iran’s Hidden Treasure Trove of Modern Art
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Iran’s Hidden Treasure Trove of Modern Art

As part of their Contemporary Iran Through Film series, and in tandem with the exhibition Abbas Kiarostami: Five Inspired by Ozu and Shirin Neshat: Facing History, The Smithsonian Museum in Washington DC is screening two films about art in Iran on Sunday, September 13, 2pm. The Treasure Cave (Dir.: Bahman Kiarostami, Iran, 2009, 42 min., … Continue reading