The NYU Institute for the Study of the Ancient World presents
"Through the Lens" Gallery Talk: Curators and Artists in Conversation
Pedro Azara (Technical Superior School of Architecture in Barcelona)
Nadine Hattom (independent artist)
Wednesday, November 8, 2023 @ 5:30pm EST
ISAW Lecture Hall
15 East 84th Street, New York, NY 10028
This event is free and open to the public, however an RSVP is required. RSVP HERE.
Please join us as Roberta Casagrande-Kim, co-curator of ISAW’s Through the Lens: Latif AL Ani’s Visions of Ancient Iraq exhibition, hosts a conversation with Pedro Azara (Barcelona University) and artist Nadine Hattom as they discuss the genesis of this project. Pedro and Nadine will address the themes of the exhibition, discuss the contemporary artworks on display, and evaluate the role of photography in the depiction and understanding of ancient Iraq.
Pedro Azara, dr. architect, professor of aesthetics at the Technical Superior School of Architecture in Barcelona (Spain), and Head of the Department of Theory and History of Architecture. Curator of the From Ancient to Modern. Archaeology and Aesthetics exhibition at the ISAW in 2015. Senior Getty Grant in 1998, and Gerda Henkel Stiftung Grant (Düsseldorf) in 2010.
Nadine Hattom (born Baghdad, Iraq) grew up in Abu Dhabi, UAE, before migrating to Australia. Hattom studied Photomedia at the College of Fine Arts, Sydney, and is now based in Berlin. Hattom has exhibited at the 57th Venice Biennale Iraq Pavilion (2017), Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam (2017), Fotomuseum, Antwerp (2017), and the Marrakech Biennale 6th Edition (2016).
This lecture is given in conjunction with ISAW's exhibition Through the Lens: Latif AL Ani’s Visions of Ancient Iraq. This exhibition and its accompanying catalogue were made possible by generous support from the Violet Jabara Charitable Trust and the Leon Levy Foundation. Additional funding was provided by Joyce F. Menschel and Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Tucker.
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