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Call For Submissions: 2nd Annual Alwan 3rd i Awards 2014

Mon, December 1, 2014 10:00 pm at Alwan for the Arts

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OPEN CALL: Second Annual Alwan 3rd i Awards 2014

Alwan for the Arts and 3rd i NY have launched the second annual Alwan 3rd i Awards Competition 2014 and are soliciting new, short films and/or video art (produced 2012 or later) by Arab/ Middle Eastern/ North African/South Asian and Central Asian directors OR films about those regions and their diasporas by filmmakers of all backgrounds.


The Alwan 3rd i Awards Competition aims to present the very best in recent short films and video art that increase awareness of the creative vitali... Read more

Alwan Seminar Series: Talal Asad: "How Should We Think About the Upheavals in the Middle East?"

Wed, December 3, 2014 6:00 pm at Alwan for the Arts

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Part of the Alwan for the Arts Seminar Series
HOW SHOULD WE THINK ABOUT THE UPHEAVALS IN THE MIDDLE EAST?
Seminar by Distinguished Anthropologist and Post-Colonial Theorist Talal Asad

Time: 6:00-8:30pm
By Invitation Only

Guest Speaker: Talal Asad


Talal Asad, esteemed Professor at the CUNY Graduate Center, is a post-colonial theorist and anthropologist who has made significant and important theoretical contributions to post-colonialism and the studies of Christianity and Islam and who has recently... Read more
Talal Asad
Talal Asad

Artists Talk: "Politically-Engaged and Street Art" Henry Chalfant in Discussion with Egyptian Artist "Ganzeer"

Wed, December 10, 2014 7:00 pm at Alwan for the Arts

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ARTISTS HENRY CHALFANT AND GANZEER TALK
"Politically-Engaged and Street Art"

The Artists Talk program is one of the premier occasions of Alwan’s Visual Arts Program select series, which aim to bring focused attention to the work of Middle Eastern art and artists. Given the recent public assiduity surrounding Middle Eastern and Arab artists responding to the ongoing crises of legitimacy and the continuous state of upheaval in the region, Alwan seeks to present an exploration of reactionary urban culture in the face of the region's fractured modernity... Read more

Henry Chalfant
Henry Chalfant
Alwan Seminar Series

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