On Photography, People and Modern Times

Akram Zaatari
On Photography, People and Modern Times
2-channel HD video, colour, sound
38 minutes
Installation view: Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona
Courtesy of the artist
Photo: Roberto Ruiz

Talk Description

In conjunction with the exhibition Akram Zaatari: Against Photography. An Annotated History of the Arab Image Foundation, on view at Sharjah Art Foundation from 27 September 2019 to 10 January 2020, artist and Arab Image Foundation co-founder Akram Zaatari and curator Hiuwai Chu will discuss exhibition themes and the expansion of the definition of photography. They will also explore issues around archival culture and preservation, raising critical questions around authorship, ownership and the act of preservation as a creative practice.

This talk will be in English but simultaneous translation to Arabic will be available.


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