Mathaf – AMCA Academic Conference 2010 Modern Arab Art: Objects, Histories, and Methodologies | AMCA | Association for Modern + Contemporary Art of the Arab World, Iran + Turkey

Mathaf – AMCA Academic Conference 2010
Modern Arab Art: Objects, Histories, and Methodologies

December 16-17, 2010

This, our first AMCA conference, brought together established and emerging scholars working throughout the world to present research and think through the intellectual problems shaping the field of modern Arab art today. It was hosted in collaboration with Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art in Doha, Qatar and took place in conjunction with the museum’s inaugural events and exhibition openings.

Papers were given by: Raja Adal, Jessica Gerschultz, Sarah-Neel Smith, Sharif Mahmoud Sharif, Elizabeth Miller, Patrick Kane, Sonja Mejcher-Atassi, Cynthia Becker, Anneka Lenssen, Sarah Rogers, Holiday Powers, Saleem al-Bahloly, Chad Elias, Karin Zitzewitz, and Samah Hijawi.

Chairs and Discussants included: Wijdan el-Hashimi, Tina Sherwell, Salwa Mikdadi, Kirsten Scheid, Kamal Boullata, Stephen Sheehi, Charbel Dagher, Hannah Feldman, Nasser Rabbat, Iftikhar Dadi, Suad Amiry, and Arindam Dutta.
To view video footage of presented papers, see: http://www.youtube.com/user/mathafmodern (There are 23 parts).