Scholar, El Sheshtawy and Artist, Lopardo discuss mapping urban spaces using different approaches and methodologies. This talk explores the intersections of their practices and the notion of forgotten spaces, voyeurism and situationist influences that underpin the conceptual thinking behind their projects.

FIND is an innovative cultural laboratory supported by NYUAD that forms intersections and dialogues between people and the UAE landscape. El Sheshtawy and Lopardo have both been awarded FIND fellowships. Learn more at

Simultaneous Arabic translation will be provided.

Join our events mailing lists

Always be the first to know about what's going on in our community. Sign up for one of our newsletters and receive information on a wide variety of events such as exhibition, lectures, films, art performances, discussions and conferences.

Join The Arts Center events mailing list Join The Institute events mailing list Join The Art Gallery events mailing list Join The StartAD events mailing list