Friday 16 October 2015
Jumana Manna in conversation with Negar Azimi, Senior Editor of Bidoun magazine.
Martin Stokes, King Edward Professor of Music at Kings College London, explores the history of musical tradition in Palestine, with reference to the archives of ethnomusicologist Robert Lachmann and the musical performances in Jumana Manna’s film.
Tuesday 17 November 2015
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Orientalist Genealogies: The Split Arab /Jew Figure Revisited
Professor Ella Shohat, New York University, offers a genealogical reading of Orientalist visual culture and its shifting imaginary of Muslims and Jews in the wake of the Enlightenment and colonialism. Tracing contemporary depictions of the Arab /Jewish divide back to representations in 19th century painting and photographs, Shohat provides a historical lens to consider critical representations by contemporary artists such as Jumana Manna. Programmed in collaboration with The Mosaic Rooms.