Events Calendar - October 2017
From great music to captivating speakers, there's something for everyone on the BCU events calendar...
I am 'Khaleeji'
Birmingham School of Art: Margaret Street
The International Project Space (IPS) at Margaret Street, in partnership with Ulafa'a Initiative, would like to invite you to a series of events that offers prelude to the contemporary art scene of the Arab Gulf.
The art scene within the Arab Gulf (or GCC) has been through a state of flux. Typically exposed to Western audiences, and the greater art world, as a strongly diluted stereotypical image of the Middle East. The Arab Gulf’s distinctive art identity remains undervalued.
This project addresses the misconceptions of the contemporary art scene in the Gulf, it offers an alternative view that is diverse, unique and vernacular in attempt to understand its complexity and dynamics. This ongoing project will develop into a series of seminars and public talks. Specifically focusing on shedding light on the Gulf art scene as a distinctive voice within the Middle East.
October 9, 2017 | 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
By the Book Exhibition (foyer and IPS at School of Arts)
October 9 - 23, 2017
Opening reception: October 9, 2017 | 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Curator’s Talk by Tamadher Ali:Bahrain: The emerging art scene and the role of art in reconciling society
October 12, 2017 | 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Panel Discussion: As noted/ unnoticedCultural Production in the GCC
October 19, 2017 | 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM