View From the Inside: Contemporary Arab Photography, Video and Mixed Media Art
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View From Inside is an expansive presentation of contemporary Arab photography, video, and mixed media art from the Middle East and North Africa. The works reflect the emergence of photographic, video and digital art as important forms of creative visual expression in the Arab world since the 1990s. Ms. von Roques has worked in the Middle East for more than twenty years, bringing important contemporary Arab art to museum audiences in Europe, Asia and the United States.Essays on the history of Arab photographic expression have been written by Samer Mohdad, a well-known Lebanese photographer, writer and co-founder of the Fondation Arabe pour l'Image in Beirut.Dr. Claude W. The book shows the works of 49 leading Arab artists from 13 different countries. The artworks address a broad range of issues that the artists themselves have defined as important to the modern Arab experience.Four texts cover the early appearance of photography in the Middle East and North Africa in the mid-nineteenth century through photography's evolution a
Watriss has worked extensively in Latin America, Europe, Africa, and Asia. Numerous one-person museum exhibitions in the U.S., Western and Eastern Europe, Canada, Mexico. Watriss began her professional career as a reporter and writer for national newspapers in the U.S. at the Sorbonne in Paris or at the museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Teheran, wrote books about the oriental carpet, contributed to catalogues and writes regularly for newsp
After finishing studies in photography at St-Luc in Liège, Belgium, In 1988, he began working for Paris-based photojournalism agency Vu, notably producing features on the other side of the Lebanese civil war (1988 – 1990), the Beirut prison (1988), and the children of the civil war (1991). Khazindar’s immersion in the world of Arab art has led her to the belief that contemporary art from the region takes place within a wider socio-political context of dialogue and globalization. She has had extensive experience developing Arab art collections, and has been advisor in the purchase of contemporary Arab art for Deutsche Bank’s collection. From 1970 to 1992, she worked internationally as a professional photographer. Her pho