CentralTrak Next Topic is pleased to host a twopart series of reflective discussions on contemporary art practices in the Middle East pertaining to the ongoing political turmoil, war, and conflict in the region. Participating speakers in the upocoming session will discuss the rich contemporary art scene in the neighboring countries Turkey, Iran, and Iraq. In spring 2014, Noah Simblist will continue this topic by giving a lecture on current art practices in the geographical region of Israel, Palestine, and Lebanon.
Nada Shabout, an Associate Professor of Art History and the Director of the Contemporary Arab and Muslim Studies Institute (CAMCSI) at the University of North Texas.
Morehshin Allahyari, a new media artist and an art activist, a Visiting Assistant Professor at Art and Technology department at the University of Texas in Dallas and the art director of Siamak Pourzand Foundation.
Tuba Öztekin Köymen, a Dallas/Fort Worth artist and designer, and Adjunct Professor of Photography at the Texas Christian University.
On Thursday evenings once a month CentralTrak hosts a diverse series of artist's talks and panel discussions. See www.centraltrak.org for details and updates.
The University of Texas at Dallas Artists Residency – centraltrak.org
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