Decolonizing Architecture Art Residency (DAAR)

Decolonizing Architecture Art Residency (DAAR)

Architects, Artists, Writers

Through their work as co-directors of DAAR, architects Sandi Hilal and Alessandro Petti combine conceptual speculations and architectural interventions to subvert, reuse, profane and recycle the existing infrastructure of colonial occupation.

Deemas, Aisha

Deemas, Aisha

Director of Executive A airs, Sharjah Museums Department

Aisha Deemas is Director of Executive A airs at the Sharjah Museums Department (SMD) since June 2012.

Diego del Valle Ríos is a cultural organiser, independent writer and editor at Terremoto magazine.

Demand, Thomas

Demand, Thomas

Artist

Thomas Demand makes mural-scale photographs, but instead of finding his subject matter in real life, he uses paper and cardboard to reconstruct scenes from images reproduced in various media sources, and then photographs them.

Demirkazık, Gökcan

Demirkazık, Gökcan

Curator and writer Gökcan Demirkazık will soon be moving to a new position as Research/Editorial Assistant at SALT in order to work with curator Merve Elveren, who has worked extensively on the history of contemporary culture and arts in Turkey.

Denny, Simon

Denny, Simon

Artist

Simon Denny’s work explores the cultures and values behind contemporary technologies.

Derki, Talal

Derki, Talal

Filmmaker

Talal Derki’s short films and feature-length documentaries have received several international awards.

DESIGN EARTH (Rania Ghosn & El Hadi Jazairy)

DESIGN EARTH (Rania Ghosn & El Hadi Jazairy)

Led by Rania Ghosn and El Hadi Jazairy. DESIGN EARTH is a design-research practice that examines the geographies of technological systems in connection with, for example, energy, trash, water and agriculture to open up aesthetic and political concerns for architecture and urbanism.

Devasher, Rohini

Devasher, Rohini

Artist

Rohini Devasher’s current body of work is a collection of ‘strange’ terrains, constructed by observing, recording, fictionalising and reimagining objects and spaces.

Dewachi, Hydar

Dewachi, Hydar

Speaker

Hydar Dewachi is London-based artist, photographer and freelance IT engineer.

Dewachi, Omar

Dewachi, Omar

Speaker

Omar Dewachi is Associate Professor of Medical Anthropology at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, USA. His work examines the social, medical and environmental impact of decades of war and violence in Iraq and the wider region.

Dezember, Michelle

Dezember, Michelle

speaker

Michelle Dezember is the Head of Education at Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art, Doha, Qatar.

Dhlomo-Mautloa, Bongiwe

Dhlomo-Mautloa, Bongiwe

Artist, Curator

Bongiwe Dhlomo-Mautloa is a creative director, independent arts consultant, curator and artist who grounds her art in the socialist-realist and the political.

Diabate, Naminata

Diabate, Naminata

Art Professional

Naminata Diabate’s work seeks to redefine how we understand specific forms of embodied agency in the neoliberal present in global Africa.

Diawara, Manthia

Diawara, Manthia

Writer, Filmmaker

Manthia Diawara is a writer, filmmaker, cultural theorist and art historian.

Dib, Roy

Dib, Roy

Artist, Filmmaker

Artist and filmmaker Roy Dib challenges notions of space and boundary, weaving together archival material, text and hypothetical circumstances to chronicle political narratives

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