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PLAY IN THE CAMP

PUBLIC WORKS STUDIO

By focusing on the field of Mar Elias Palestinian Camp, Public Works Studio will show how acquiring spaces for play is a daily exercise of resistance

24 May 2018, 6 PM - 7 PM

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WHEN MYTH BECOMES HISTORY: NATION STATES, IDEOLOGY AND THE ARCHAEOLOGICAL NARRATIVES

ASSAAD SEIF

The talk will be articulated around themes related to the formation process and the legitimization of the Nation States through the recalling process for ancestors, history and archaeology

17 May 2018, 6 PM - 7 PM

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PLANNING AND ACTIVISM: PALESTINIAN PERSPECTIVES

ISMAEL SHEIKH HASSAN

This encounter aims to discuss the role of mapping and planning in various Palestinian refugee struggles such as rebuilding destroyed camps, drawing the destroyed villages of origin in Palestine as well as in confronting multiple problematic planning projects

10 May 2018, 6 PM - 7 PM

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ARCHEOLOGY: THE UNREPEATABLE EXPERIMENT

ANDREW PETERSEN

Palestinians are not only removed from their villages in the present but also excluded from their own past. The evidence is gone, and the experiment cannot be repeated

26 April 2018, 7 PM - 8 PM

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EPHEMERAL RETURNS

SABA INNAB

The Radical, The Poetic, and The Utopian

19 April 2018, 7 PM - 8 PM

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LARISSA SANSOUR

MEET THE ARTIST

Join artist Larissa Sansour for a conversation to explore the artworks of the exhibition

12 April 2018, 7 PM - 8 PM

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THE DIALECTIC OF THE LANGUAGE AND THE UNIVERSE

ASSEM AL MASRI

Explore the mysteries of the Arabic alphabet and the meaning of its letters

11 October 2017, 6 PM - 7 PM

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THE BIBLE IN THE FACE OF ARCHAEOLOGY AND BIBLICAL STUDIES

LUTFI AL-SUMI

Presentation of 'The Bible in the Face of Archaeology and Biblical Studies'

4 October 2017, 6:30 PM - 8 PM

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THE NEW EPISTLES

SAMIR SAYEGH

Reading, book launch and signing

3 October 2017, 7 PM - 9 PM

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LIBERATING ARABIC

THOMAS MILO & MIRJAM SOMERS

This talk presents a new concept and technology, which offers a comprehensive solution suitable for broad online application, unshackled to specific corporate operating systems

27 July 2017, 7 PM - 8:30 PM

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BRIDGING ARABIC SCRIPT & TYPE

PANEL ON ARABIC TYPE

The discussion will be centered around the necessity of building bridges between tradition and modernity in order to create authentic and high-quality Arabic typefaces.

25 July 2017, 7 PM - 8:30 PM

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TALKS AT THE SEAMS

DISCUSSING PALESTINIAN EMBROIDERY

he discussion will engage with concerns surrounding the pictorial role of embroidery in Palestinian art history; the work of embroidery NGOs and craft-production as empowerment; the shaping of identity and embroidery’s role in resistance

23 July 2017, 10 AM - 4 PM

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THE BIRTH OF TYPOGRAPHY OUT OF THE SPIRIT OF CALLIGRAPHY

REZA ABEDINI

This talk is a thorough examination of the journey from contemporary calligraphy into typography

30 May 2017, 7 PM - 8:30 PM

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DIALLO'S JOURNEY

IAN FOSTER

This talk attempts to answer questions about Diallo’s life, examining his time and circumstances as a slave in the United States, reasons for his travel to England, and his interaction with both societies

16 May 2017, 7 PM - 6:30 PM

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SHOOTING REVOLUTION

MONICA MAURER

A work-in-progress aiming at making a vast audio-visual testimony of the "Palestinian Revolution" of the 70's accessible to a new generation

11 May 2017, 7 PM - 8:30 PM

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CALLIGRAPHY: AN ART IN ITS OWN RIGHT

SAMIR SAYEGH

This talk will address the intertwined nature of Arabic calligraphy and religion, the symbiosis of language and script, and calligraphy as an art that must be understood on its own terms

2 May 2017, 7 PM - 8:30 PM

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THE GEOMETRY OF ARABIC LETTER SHAPES AS RECEPTACLES OF DIVINE IMMANENCE

AHMAD MOUSTAFA

Presentation of 'The Cosmic Script'

18 April 2017, 7 PM - 8:30 PM

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MIDAD’S CONTEMPORARY COMMISSIONS

RACHEL DEDMAN

Midad curator in conversation with artists to discuss the new work they have produced for Midad, commissioned by Dar El-Nimer

17 April 2017, 7 PM - 8:30 PM

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A BRIEF HISTORY OF ARABIC CALLIGRAPHY THROUGH THE EL-NIMER COLLECTION

DR. ALAIN FOUAD GEORGE

In this lecture, based primarily on objects seen in the Midad exhibition, we will glimpse at the main lines of these developments in the Islamic world, from West Africa to China

13 April 2017, 7 PM - 8:30 PM

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BEIRUT & BEYOND INTERNATIONAL MUSIC FESTIVAL

PANELS

Two panels organized by the Beirut & Beyond International Music Festival

9 December 2016, 4 PM - 5:30 PM

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THE SEA IS THIS WAY

DICTAPHONE GROUP

Dictaphone Group was asked to guest edit the Fall 2013 online edition of ArteEast. Based on ‘This Sea Is Mine’ project (2012), they discussed the issue of access to the sea and public space in several Arab cities. They asked the contribution of activists, artists and researchers from Lebanon, Jordan, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Syria and Palestine, with an aim to critically and comparatively open a debate about access to the sea as a social practice and as a right to ‘make and remake our cities’ (Harvey, 2008).

25 October 2016, 6:30 PM - 8 PM

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OFF FRAME: A JOURNEY THROUGH MILITANT CINEMA

MOHANAD YAQUBI

Drawing on recently found film rushes, rare documentary footage and clips of Third Cinema, Mohanad Yaqubi will introduce us to a fascinating and often neglected world that engages with the depth of Palestine’s filmmaking history, its role in shaping Palestinian identity, and its ties to the wider Third Cinema movement

18 October 2016, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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SEA OF STORIES: VOYAGES OF THE PALESTINIAN ARCHIVES

AHMAD BARCLAY & HANA SLEIMAN

The story of the archives of the Palestinian national movement reveals a narrative of exile and fragmentation that reflects the Palestinian experience itself.

11 October 2016, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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