Tuesday 25 October 2022
Many cultures and identities of the Middle East remain unexplored to the rest of the world. How can institutions, both incumbent and newly founded, rewrite the story of modernism by taking the individual on a journey through global art from the mid 20th century to contemporary times, charting the evolution of modernism into a cutting-edge global movement? How are institutions creating a new art history narrative centered on the Global South with a focus on connections between the Middle East and Asia?
Moderator: Fiammetta Rocco, Senior Editor and Culture Editor, The Economist
Dr Rafal Niemojewski, Executive Director, Biennial Foundation
Maya Allison, Executive Director, Chief Curator, The NYU Abu Dhabi Art Gallery, NYU Abu Dhabi
Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi, Founder, Barjeel Art Foundation
Manal Ataya, Director General, Sharjah Museums Authority
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The fifth edition of Culture Summit Abu Dhabi 2022 will host a unique guests and speakers, engaging discussions, networking opportunities, musical performances and many more, at Manarat Al Saadiyat in Abu Dhabi.