Artist Talk with Gardens Speak's Tania El Khoury

Talk

garden speak

WHEN April 28, 2018
6:30-8pm WHERE NYUAD Art Gallery WHO NYU Abu Dhabi Institute
Open to the Public

This talk discusses the creative process behind Gardens Speak (ASI-FAMA Incorporated, 2016) and its relevance to the large themes within Permanent Temporariness, artistic practice that blurs the lines between performance and visual arts, politics and personal, and issues that are current and timeless.

Gardens Speak is an interactive sound installation containing the oral histories of ten ordinary people who were buried in Syrian gardens. Each narrative has been carefully constructed with the friends and family members of the deceased to retell their stories as they themselves may have recounted it. They are compiled with found audio that evidences their final moments.

Speakers
Tania El Khoury, Artist, Individuals

Hosted by
NYU Abu Dhabi Institute and NYUAD Arts Center, Individuals

In conversation with
Salwa Mikdadi, Associate Professor Practice of Art History, NYUAD

In Collaboration with

NYUAD Art Gallery

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