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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2022) 18 (3): 424–432.
Published: 01 November 2022
... but that the spirit of the new generation wants to reappropriate. This can start here also, in a park, in Tarkib’s Contemporary Arts Festival, with a thread on their hands. Roze’s performance and artwork, Unseen Link , was displayed at Tarkib’s Contemporary Arts Festival in Baghdad in November 2021. The festival...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2023) 19 (3): 267–290.
Published: 01 November 2023
... of vision, doubling, and mirroring, reframing the female body as an absent presence that eludes surveillance and regulation. abutler@kzoo.edu Copyright © 2023 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2023 Tunisia surrealism women artists contemporary art Knees, shins...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2022) 18 (1): 141–144.
Published: 01 March 2022
... 9780197266748. Copyright © 2022 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2022 The beginning of the twenty-first century has seen a kindling of global interest in contemporary art created by women from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), as evident in the rising number of high-profile art...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (2): 216–220.
Published: 01 July 2015
.... One of the more simplistic curatorial lenses that continue to be applied to contemporary art from the Middle East and North Africa is an examination of gender norms and sexuality and the religious and political institutions that police them. Islam is invariably billed as the repressive agent...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (1): 41–52.
Published: 01 March 2014
... Studies Publications In progress Monograph on “Sudanese Modernism: the Arts as Political Statement.” 2011 Edited with Terry Wolverton, From Site to Vision: The Woman’s   Building in Contemporary Culture. Los Angeles: Otis Gallery, Otis   College of Art and Design. Power and Space: Feminist...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (1): 143–153.
Published: 01 March 2017
... . Fall NʾGoné . 2007 . “ Providing a Space of Freedom: Women Artists from Africa .” In Global Feminisms: New Directions in Contemporary Art , edited by Reilly Maura and Nochlin Linda , 71 – 78 . New York : Merrel/Brooklyn Museum . Gross Zehavit . 2003 . “ Where...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (2): 267.
Published: 01 July 2016
... in their articles. Hatoum’s work was part of Domestic Disturbance , an exhibition of fifteen works shown at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art from March 17, 2001, through February 4, 2002. In 2005 Hatoum wrote that, far from evoking the calm safety of home, the spiked colander that is No Way III...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 March 2021
... .” In Without Boundary: Seventeen Ways of Looking , 30 – 35 . Exhibition catalog. New York : Museum of Modern Art . Bhasin Addy . 2014 . “ Lalla Essaydi’s Installation Brings Sense of Female Progression to Contemporary Art World .” Daily Californian , February 23 . www.dailycal.org/2014/02/23...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (1): 133–148.
Published: 01 March 2014
... Edited with Terry Wolverton, From Site to Vision: The Woman’s   Building in Contemporary Culture. Los Angeles: Otis Gallery,   Otis College of Art and Design. Power and Space: Feminist Culture and the Los Angeles Woman’s   Building: A Context. In From Site to Vision: The Woman’s Building...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (3): 348–350.
Published: 01 November 2018
... encompassing everything from media texts to material ephemera. This edited volume contributes significantly to the ongoing reconstitution of historical sources by focusing on new archival practices in contemporary art. To list some examples from Dissonant Archives , these practices include disfiguring...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2022) 18 (3): 419–422.
Published: 01 November 2022
...Lucia Sorbera; Bahia Shehab The contemplation of the visual representations of memory and the ideas that these representations transmit across generations continues throughout the three pieces presented in this issue of “Third Space.” The first, “Tarkib’s Contemporary Arts Festival in Baghdad...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (3): 451–452.
Published: 01 November 2017
... at the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston, with an accompanying solo exhibition. A midcareer retrospective of her work will be exhibited at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art in a solo exhibition, In Her Image ; her work will also be exhibited at the Institut du Monde Arabe in Paris from September 12...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (2): 115–136.
Published: 01 July 2006
...). Nadia Laroussi, Curator of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Tangier, wasted no words about her career choice: “Women are in the profession because they like it!” (October 11, 2004, interview) 120  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES The women interviewed for this research did...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (3): 374–378.
Published: 01 November 2018
... the overemphasis on women’s reproductive capacities and value. Similarly, the documentary video works Myrna and Mersin State Hospital , on fertility and birth experiences, were shot in 2004 by Nancy Atakan but had not previously found a place in the man-driven contemporary art world. Toolbox of the Mother...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2024) 20 (1): 141–148.
Published: 01 March 2024
... a layered engagement with the revolutionary commitments and contradictions of Al-Sayyab’s poetry, and with a cosmic-calligraphic symbolism that threaded together many locales of contemporary radical Arab arts (Scappettone 2019 : 29). Adnan’s often decentered approaches to such conversations—writing...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2014) 10 (1): 15–40.
Published: 01 March 2014
... Site to Vision: The Woman’s Building in Contemporary Culture, published in conjunction with the October 1, 2011-January 28, 2012 exhibition, both volumes part of the massive Getty Museum-spearheaded project about art in southern California entitled, “Pacific Standard Time.”12 As both...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (2): 287–293.
Published: 01 July 2021
... indicate memento mori, a reminder of the shadow of death that looms over even the most ordinary scene. This symbolism can be found in artwork from different geographies and eras, from Mexican culture to the European Renaissance to contemporary art. Yet in Mokded’s tortured images, the skulls—both human...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (1): 75–102.
Published: 01 March 2010
... to suggest that calligraphy dominates the visual arts in Turkey today. Many artists practice more abstract, contemporary forms of art, and to varying degrees they enjoy critical popularity and measured fi nancial success. Already before the establishment of the Republic, however...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (1): 22–42.
Published: 01 March 2021
... ( 2015 : 303), the feminist project in contemporary art seeks to challenge accepted dichotomies and observations, focusing instead on the single incident, the specific experience, the particular artwork. Weisberger’s artwork represents her inner world; however, as Alexandra M. Kokoli ( 2013 : 9) stresses...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (1): 103–116.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Jasmin Darznik This essay explores the legacy of Iranian poet Forough Farrokhzad (1935–1967) in the Iranian American diaspora. At once political and poetic, particular and universal, Farrokhzad’s oeuvre has in recent years become a vital coordinate for a number of contemporary Iranian American...