21 February 2021

Lamia Joreige to Give the Latest Talk in the “Decolonizing Art Narratives” Lecture Series

Lamia’s work attempts to capture and translate time, its effects, and its traces through moving and still images and multimedia installations.

Lamia Joreige, a visual artist and filmmaker based in Beirut whose projects explore the tension between the temptation and the impossibility of representing the Lebanese Wars and their aftermath within the city of Beirut, will be giving the latest in the series of online lectures titled, “Decolonizing Art Narratives: Arab Women Artists Today.”

It will take place on Wednesday, February 24, at 8pm Doha time.

Lamia’s work attempts to capture and translate time, its effects, and its traces through moving and still images and multimedia installations.

The talk will be moderated by Yasmine Khayyat, Assistant Professor, Arabic Language and Literature, at Rutgers University.

Register now at bit.ly/3dzp26G 

“Decolonizing Art Narratives: Arab Women Artists Today” is a collaboration with the Fire Station: Artist in Residence, and it explores issues of gender, politics, colonialism, culture, and identity. The online lecture series will ask how Arab women artists can revisit and rethink existing narratives in contemporary art. 

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