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Ibraaz Platform 006

006 / 6 November 2013

Ibraaz is pleased to announce the launch of Platform 006, which explores the following question:


What role can the archive play in developing and sustaining a critical and culturally located art history?


Contributors to Platform 006 include, amongst others: Mohamed Abdelkarim // Nevin Aladağ // Ian Almond // Héla Ammar // Daniel Berndt // Sheyma Buali // Ali Cherri // Hassan Darsi // Mai Elwakil // Mounir Fatmi // Azin Feizabadi // Adelina von Fürstenberg // Joy Garnett // Mariam Ghani  // Francis Gooding // Rana Hamadeh // Aleya Hamza  // Adelita Husni-Bey // Maryam Jafri // Fawz Kabra // Katia Kameli // Maha Maamoun // Jumana Manna // Laura U. Marks // Mona Marzouk // Shaheen Merali // Walter D. Mignolo // Mariam Motamedi-Fraser // Ahmed Nagy // Joe Namy // Tsolin Nalbantian // Elif Öner// Walid Raad // Lucien Samaha // Nada Shabout // Setareh Shahbazi // Rona Sela // Sandra Skurvida //



Archival Dissonance

An Archive of Refusal

Anthony Downey

Fawz Kabra


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Field notes for 'What we left unfinished'

Enacting the Archives, Decentring the Muses

Mariam Ghani

Walter D. Mignolo


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Housing Archives

The Spectre (of Knowledge)

Tsolin Nalbantian

Shaheen Merali


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Locating the Archive


Mariam Motamedi-Fraser

Daniel Berndt


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Image and Imagination

Alien Encounters

Ali Cherri in conversation with Sheyma Buali

Rana Hamadeh in conversation with Stephanie Bailey


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Expanding the Archive

Object Study

Jumana Manna in conversation with Sheyma Buali

Mona Marzouk in conversation with Aleya Hamza


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Archives on Archives

Lingering in Vicinity

Maryam Jafri in conversation with Stephanie Bailey

Maha Maamoun in conversation with Aleya Hamza


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Chapters, Records, Keywords

Influence, Passion, Process

Lucien Samaha in conversation with Walid Raad, Part I

Lucien Samaha in conversation with Walid Raad, Part II


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Then and Now

An Open Methodology

Adelina von Fürstenberg in conversation with Stephanie Bailey

Ahmed Nagy in conversation with Mai Elwakil


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Lucien Samaha Archive

Lucien Samaha


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Ali Cherri


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The Goodness Regime

Jumana Manna

Sille Storihle


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Night Visitor

Maha Maamoun


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Orality, an Immaterial Heritage

Katia Kameli


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Following the launch of Platform 006, Ibraaz will continue to publish content surrounding the theme of the archive until the launch of Platform 007 in May 2014.

Upcoming content includes: an interview between Nevin Aladağ and Walter D. Mignolo as well as interviews with Joe Namy and WHW, projects by Elif Öner, Rana Hamadeh, Setareh Shahbazi and Azin Feizabadi, and essays by Rona Sela, Tara Ahgdashloo and Noor Kadhim.


Our conference Future Imperfect,which will take place at Tate Modern on 9th November, still has a few seats left. For further information, see here: http://www.tate.org.uk/whats-on/tate-modern/conference/future-imperfect



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