Virtual Agoras at the 7th Berlin Biennale
The video programme Virtual Agoras, presented at the KW Institute for Contemporary Art as part of the Berlin Biennale, is the result of ongoing research into creative and artistic online activism related to the uprising in Syria. Following the closure of the country to foreign journalists, and the restrictions in...
Can Artistic Practices Negotiate the Demands of Cultural Institutions, Public Space, and Civil Society?
One major obstacle for a diverse art scene in a country or region is the lack of artistic infrastructure with institutions that offer support for artistic research and the production of independent, non-market-related work. During the past decade, most countries in the MENA region have seen the establishment of independent,...