The Symposium explores the limits and the potentialities of the condition of “permanent temporariness,” as with refugee camps, where tents have been transformed into concrete houses. The symposium aims to draw parallels between different conditions of impermanence and displacement that is affecting a vast number of people living as guests in host countries.

Image credit: Designed by DAAR, photo Anna Sara for Campus in Camps

Convened by
  • Salwa Mikdadi, Associate Professor Practice of Art History, NYUAD
Hosted by
  • NYU Abu Dhabi Institute

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