Conference- Politics of Contemporary Art Practices and Cultural Production

Birzeit University Museum and the Contemporary Visual Art Program at Birzeit University are organizing a one-day conference addressing the politics of contemporary art practices and cultural production in Palestine through examining their association with the changing local, regional and global socio-economic edifices and networks. 

The conference brings together Palestinian and international scholars, academics and practitioners to present papers and engage in discussion reflecting the rapidly shifting regional and global structures and addressing aspects of institutional agency, socio-cultural structures, neo-liberal economies, colonial structures and the global cultural economy.

The conference is held on Saturday 11/11/2017 in the Conference Room

Curator: Rawan Sharaf

Confirmed contributors: Mahmoud AbuHashhash, Yazid Anani, Rana Barakat, Anthony Downey, Johnathan Harris, Jack Persekian, Faris Shomali, Vera Tamari, Hisham Nafaa, in addition to other contributors. 

The conference is in collaboration with Birmingham City University and Erasmus +

Concept note

11 Nov 2017
104 - Said Khoury Building for Development, Birzeit University
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