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Walid Raad, Inaugural Lecture Event

Thursday, November 21, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (EST)

Walid Raad, Inaugural Lecture Event

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In his presentation, Raad will give an overview of his recent projects. The Atlas Group (1989-2004), a fifteen-year project between 1989 and 2004 about the contemporary history of Lebanon, and Scratching on Things I Could Disavow (2007-ongoing). Raad will concentrate on the emergent infrastructures for the arts in the Arab world (especially in the Gulf), the writings of Jalal Toufic, as well as some of his most recent artwork. 

 

Walid Raad’s other ongoing project is titled Sweet Talk: Commissions (Beirut). His books include The Truth Will Be Known When The Last Witness Is Dead, My Neck Is Thinner Than A Hair, Let’s Be Honest, The Weather Helped, and Scratching on Things I Could Disavow.Raad’s works have been shown in the Louvre (Paris), Documenta 11 and 13 (Kassel, Germany), Kunsthalle Zurich (Zurich, Switzerland), The Whitechapel Art Gallery (London, UK), Festival d’Automne (Paris, France), Kunsten Festival des Arts (Brussels, Belgium), The Venice Biennale (Venice, Italy), The Hamburger Bahnhof (Berlin, Germany), Homeworks (Beirut, Lebanon) and numerous other museums and venues in Europe, the Middle East, and Americas.  


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Let's be honest, the weather helped_USA, 2004 © Walid Raad

 

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New York University
100 Washington Square East
New York, NY 10003

Thursday, November 21, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (EST)


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CONFERENCE ORGANIZERS:

ELLYN TOSCANO
VILLA LA PIETRA, NEW YORK UNIVERSITY

HENRY LOUIS GATES, JR.
HUTCHINS CENTER FOR AFRICAN AND AMERICAN RESEARCH, HARVARD UNIVERSITY

DEBORAH WILLIS
PHOTOGRAPHY AND IMAGING, NYU TISCH SCHOOL OF THE ARTS

AWAM AMKPA
SOCIAL AND CULTURAL ANALYSIS, NYU TISCH SCHOOL OF THE ARTS

MANTHIA DIAWARA
INSTITUTE OF AFRICAN AMERISCAN AFFAIRS, NEW YORK UNIVERSITY 

ROBERT HOLMES J.D.
NEW  YORK UNIVERSITY ALUMNI 

THELMA GOLDEN
STUDIO MUSEUM IN HARLEM 

ULRICH BAER
VICE PROVOST FOR FACULTY, ARTS, HUMANITIES AND DIVERSITY, NEW YORK UNIVERSITY 

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