A Conversation to address new modes of working and thinking, the creative outcomes of challenging contexts or fresh explorations, with a focus on practitioners of the 80s and 90s developing new modes of artmaking, born of experimental, vibrant atelier atmospheres.
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Collaboration and Togetherness: The UAE as an Artistic Hub
31 March, 2022 @ 6:00 pm
Nujoom Al Ghanem
Nujoom Alghanem is an Emirati poet, artist, and film director. She has published eight poetry collections and produced numerous films including seven feature documentaries and short fiction, documentary, and art films. Her films have won over 40 regional and international prizes. In 2019, she was the solo artist of the UAE National Pavilion at the Venice Biennale, one of the most prestigious art events in the globe. She also received the Pride of the UAE Medal through the Mohammed bin Rashid Government Excellence Award. Nujoom co-founded Nahar Productions, a film production company based in Dubai, and is a professional mentor and trainer in art practices, filmmaking and creative writing. She is currently a trustee of the International Prize for Arabic Fiction, as well as an advisor to educational and cultural organizations.
Mahmoud Al Ramahi
Mr. Al Ramahi belongs to the school of after modernism (Postmodernism) which is considered the school of 80s and 90s. Thought-out his lifetime, he studied and was inspired and worked closely by them or by one of their students by international Artist and Architects.
Moderated by Uns Kattan
Head of Learning and Research at Art Jameel
Uns oversees education programmes at Jameel Arts Centre – from school visits and children’s materials through to research initiatives and the Jameel Library. She has a particular interest in visual culture and alternative histories and, over the past ten years, has worked across research, programming and content-development. Previous roles include managing the Global Art Forum at Art Dubai and research and curatorial at the Sharjah Art Foundation.