18.03.16 bis 18.03.16, 15.00 uhr

kunstraum noe

the turn المنعرج / conference

THE TURN المنعرج
Socially Engaged Art in Egypt, Libya, Syria, and Tunisia

Kunstraum Niederoesterreich
March 18, 2016, 3 p.m.

The Conference is held in English.

Panel 1 – Status Quo, Experiences, Potentials
3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Béatrice Dunoyer , project manager and press officer of L’Art Rue, Dream City and Laaroussa (Tunis)
Hamdy Reda , artist and founder of Artwella Art Space, located in an economically disadvantaged neighborhood of Cairo
Reem Gibriel, artist and founder of the Arete Foundation for Art and Culture (Tripoli/Bengasi)

Panel 2 – What Remains?
5 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Christiane Bohrer , director of the Goethe Institute in Tunis 2011 – 2015
Sana Yazigi, founder of Creative Memory (Damascus)
Nouhad Khalifa , student and participant in the project » BLASTI « (Tunis)
Katharina Blaas-Pratscher , Public Art Lower Austria

The following artists from the exhibition will also take part in the discussion:
Tobi Ayedadjou, Noutayel Belkadhi, Irena Eden & Stijn Lernout, Moufida Fedhila, Inkman, Helmut & Johanna Kandl, Halim Karabibene, Faten Rouissi, transparadiso (Barbara Holub & Paul Rajakovics

Conference chair: Noit Banai , Professor of Contemporary Art at the Department of Art History at the University of Vienna (New York/Vienna)

Foto: la chronologie, 2011–2016
© Patricia K.Triki