CAA Affiliate Session | AMCA | Association for Modern + Contemporary Art of the Arab World, Iran + Turkey

CAA Affiliate Session

Friday, February 15, 2013, 5:30 – 7:00 pm
A Revolution in Art? The Arab Uprisings and Artistic Production
Chairs: Dina A. Ramadan (Bard College) and Jennifer Pruitt (Smith College)

Saleem Al-Bahloly (University of California, Berkeley) Can There Be an Art of a Revolution? The Counter-Example of the Politics of Painting in 1950s Baghdad

Dina A Ramadan (Bard College) When Artists Become Martyrs: Understanding the Place of Art in the “Revolution”

Christiane Gruber (University of Michigan) “King of Kings of Africa”: Racializing Gaddafi in the Visual Output of the 2011 Libyan Revolution

Jennifer Pruitt (Smith College) Painted Discontent: The Role of Street Art in the Egyptian Revolution