Conference Programme

Conference Programme

Conference Programme 0206

abstract booklet 03.04.06

Troubled Contemporary Art Practices in the Middle East:  Post-colonial conflicts, Pedagogies of art history, and Precarious artistic mobilization

University of Nicosia | Birkbeck University of London

June 2016

 

Keynote speakers

Prof. Wendy Shaw, Frei Universität Berlin. Contemporary Art: Writing Histories for a Middle East Under Erasure

https://youtu.be/irJeENMOCWA

 

Catherine David, Pompidou Centre. Keynote Skype Lecture

 

 

Speakers

Androula (Andri) Michael. Artists and “Postcolonial melancholia”

https://youtu.be/L9c0eQBA7Zw

 

Anita Toutikian. We all see what we are told to see

https://youtu.be/2UnAzeAY6FU

 

Candida Pestana and Eman Bukhari, Saudi Contemporary Art Perspectives: engagement through culture and education

 

Chelsea Haines. From Collection to Archive, One Scan at a Time—DorGuez’s Christian Palestinian Archive Project

https://youtu.be/EZe8BBw63uM

 

Christina Lambrou. Ambivalence and appropriation in the work of Adamantios Diamantis

https://youtu.be/ppvzj2Mkxw4

 

Chrystalleni Loizidou. On the Nicosia Airport

https://youtu.be/lZZy4AviEwY

 

Constantinos Constantinou. The artist as entrepreneur: The new spirit of creative capitalism

https://youtu.be/Ep4AiVFq9hU

 

Despina Pasia. Encounters Betwixt and Between: Contemporary Art Curatorial Performances and the Left in the Republic of Cyprus

https://youtu.be/8y8sKJYW2qo

 

Elena Parpa. Narratives of triumph: The case of Cypriot Painter Adamantios Diamantis

(1900-1994)

https://youtu.be/_9-37dJgbuM

 

 

Elisa Adami. Anachronisms and Withdrawals: A Critical Retrospective Construction of the History of Arab Art in the work of Walid Raad

https://youtu.be/OcrnPOJ8QkQ

 

Elizabeth Hoak-Doering. Stones as Currency in the 19th Century and Beyond : A Report on Practice Based Research

 

Evagoras Vanezis. Desert Islands: Relations of Land and Sea in perpetual Displacement

https://youtu.be/yKTIhS7td_0

 

Evanthia Tselika. Conflict Turns within contemporary social practices

https://youtu.be/bg2VIW5BMvQ

 

Esra Plümer Bardak. Art History in Dialogue: Reading “SanatGüncesi” as meta-discourse and contemporary responses

https://youtu.be/Hnw17NhXoaE

 

Francesco Spampinato. Slavs and Tatars: Alphabets and Art Histories 

https://youtu.be/fwS1SuW7Epg

 

Gabriel Koureas.  ‘The Dark Years’: Ottoman transcultural memories and Cypriot artistic production

https://youtu.be/A7WWsOsC-xk

 

Haris Pelapaissiotis. Walking Narratives And Affective Cartographies:Towards a blueprint For an Affective map Of Nicosia using aesthetic Tools of engagement

https://youtu.be/ktyBoKfkN9E

 

Helen Westgeest. Dealing with complex socio-political issues through hybrid lens-based-media artworks

https://youtu.be/GPzRY1TPe1I

 

Henriette Sorensen. Precarious Alternatives: Experiences from Mansion Blatt, Beirut

https://youtu.be/6SPtU9MImFU

 

Holiday Powers. Qatar Museums

https://youtu.be/dPCSW4SffM0

 

Housni Alkhateeb Shehada. Palestinian Art under Israeli Rule: Creativity in the Shadow of the Conflict

https://youtu.be/eoYtVV8Ic74

 

Ioanna Americanou. The Narratives of Female Cinema from divided Communities: Cyprus and Palestine

https://youtu.be/RXJG_nOWApQ

 

Isabelle de le Court. Is Curating the New Art History? An approach to art pedagogies and the shift to Curatorial Practices in Lebanon

https://youtu.be/SSl-RwNjKwo

 

Joy Stacey. Palestinian Folk Costume and Performances of Identity in Resistance

https://youtu.be/jzTsZARkjso

 

Judith Asher and Ben Baruch Blich. PHOTOGRAPHY IN CONFLICT: Israeli-Palestinian photographers

https://youtu.be/tAc5F5haItc

 

Judith Bihr. Pretty Transformations Subversive Strategies and Forms of Expression in contemporary Egyptian Art 

https://youtu.be/g2Kzb0IjTyY

 

Judith Naeff. The Radical Instability of Space and Architecture in Selected Works by Mona Hatoum and Rayyane Tabet

https://youtu.be/cM6zu2iWRpc

 

Kirsten Scheid. Towards a Pedagogy of Precarious Art, from the Nike of Samothrace, to the Venus de Milo, to Saloua Raouda Choucair

https://youtu.be/KwPZQ_I-bfo

 

Klitsa Antoniou. Socially engaged art across the Mediterranean Sea: 2001/51/EC – Embodied Crossings – Now Boarding

https://youtu.be/JkP4YPguWpA

 

Lee Perlman. Busha(Shame) –A Case Study in Precarious Palestinian/Jewish Collaborative Artistic Mobilization in Israel

https://youtu.be/D1B7ZJaRLEM

 

Lia Lapithi. “White-Desire ice cream – Re-materializing post-colonial Cyprus”. An art installation in 3 Acts; from Concept to Realization to Exhibition

https://youtu.be/GAb57bs_TnY

 

Louli Michaelidou. Art History as Narration: Ideological configurations of the Greek Cypriot modernity in art

 

Marina Kassianidou. The Traveling Artist “Problem”: Everywhere, Nowhere, and Anywhere In Between

https://youtu.be/6AVbheeI21I

 

Meysam Yazdi. Disoriented Discourses of Iranian Post-Revolutionary Contemporary Art

https://youtu.be/-hHf_eg746U

 

Mike Hajimichael. ‘You laugh with my pain – self-reflection on a ‘reality-TV’- like conflict situation/moment in a documentary and music event about division in Cyprus’

 

Mohsen Biparva. The Neoliberal Shift in Iranian Contemporary Art and the Ideology of Non-ideological Art

 

Monika Asimenou. Approach of the pedagogy of art history through artworks

https://youtu.be/QKxyNX0f8bI

 

Niki Zanti-Philastides. Transitional experiences of visual artists in Cyprus

https://youtu.be/9hR2htLE0hA

 

Rachel Dedman. Knowledge Bound: Alternative Arts Education in the Middle-East

https://youtu.be/nIGCZx_eA9g

 

Rawan Sharaf Khatib. Art and Institution: Transforming Field, Shifting Practices in the

Palestinian Contemporary Art Scene

https://youtu.be/td9PSxz9Sts

 

Reema Salha Fadda. Cultural resistance in the neoliberal age: the case of Palestine

https://youtu.be/1e70gQcaTkM

 

Ronnie Close. Between Stadia and Street: The Hooligan Dissensus of Cairo’s Ultras Football Fans – Film of the club

https://youtu.be/pw-7YnqB9MY

 

Rounwah A. Bseiso. Revolutionizing Art on Cairo’s Streets

https://youtu.be/pfBUmbSfmNQ

 

Roy Brand. Chronopolishow to do contemporary art in Jerusalem

https://youtu.be/3qQC714CE08

 

Sabrina DeTurk. Global Art History in the Middle East: Pedagogy and Practice

https://youtu.be/xIv9KvVtr9w

 

Sarah Scarsbrook. The influence of The Art School on Professionalised practice in the visual Arts since the Mid 1980s

https://youtu.be/eSPD5gHTWQY

 

Toula Liasi. HOME AND IDENTITY -art education in areas of conflict and Cyprus

https://youtu.be/gVTwc0F923U

 

Vazken Khatchig Davidian. Reframing Ottoman Art Histories: Bringing Silenced Voices into the Picture

https://youtu.be/TkJJCZyE0rA

 

Yiannis Toumazis. Famagusta New Museum: Reenacting the Haunted City in a Federal Environment 

 

Yochai Avrahami. Ultra-Orthodox Women: From Culture Consumers to Culture Creators Bezalel’s Ultra-Orthodox Extension

https://youtu.be/Po4nLC0RdSA

 

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