Open Call for Abstracts for March Meeting 2020 Proceedings

The MM 2020 Open Call invites artists, writers, researchers, curators and art practitioners to submit abstracts (200 words max) for papers informed by MM 2020 proceedings. Applicants should respond to the overall theme of this year’s meeting and consider specific issues that will be addressed in the MM 2020 panels: Sharjah Biennial in Retrospect, Art and the Civic Imagination, The Biennial Nation, Sharjah Biennials in the Regional Context, Biennials and Postcoloniality, and Curating in the Age of Crises. If selected, contributors will be required to attend MM 2020 and submit an original unpublished paper of 4000–5000 words in English or Arabic.

The selected contributors are expected to attend the entire MM 2020 programme of talks and performances. Sharjah Art Foundation will cover round-trip travel and accommodation expenses in Sharjah from 20 to 24 March 2020. A modest per diem will also be provided.

Applicants should download and complete the application form linked here. The abstract (200 words) should be supported by a short bio (150 words) and CV. All materials must be sent to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) by 23 February 2020.