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Event: Light from the Middle East: Artists in Conversation

Join artists featured in the exhibition Light from the Middle East: New Photography for a virtual exhibition tour and conversation with Dr Marta Weiss (Curator of Photographs, V&A) and Dr Venetia Porter (Curator of Islamic and Modern Art, British Museum).

Artists participating in the discussion include: Manal Al-Dowayan, Jowhara AlSaud, Abdulnasser Gharem, Nermine Hammam, Taraneh Hemami, Khalil Joreige, John Jurayj, Sükran Moral, Waheeda Malullah,Youssef Nabil, Mitra Tabrizian and Newsha Tavakolian. Graphic designer Tarek Atrissi will also take part.

Light from the Middle East: New Photography, 13 November 2012––7 April 2013, is the first major exhibition of contemporary photography from and about the Middle East.

Light from the Middle East: Artists in Conversation
Tuesday 13 November, 15.30––17.00
Hochhauser Auditorium, Victoria and Albert Museum
Free, drop in


Joana Hadjithomas & Khalil Joreige, Wonder Beirut #13, 1997––2006
Courtesy of the artists and CRG Gallery, New York and In Situ / Fabienne Leclerc, Paris

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