Award-winning artist Amar Kanwar joins scholars in a public virtual roundtable to explore interconnection as the globe battles with COVID-19.

Moderated by Executive Director of The NYU Abu Dhabi Art Gallery Maya Allison, the roundtable will explore the effects of COVID-19 on how we see points of connection that, pre-pandemic, may not have been as tangible in our day-to-day lives. The COVID-19 crisis shines a light on the impact of decisions made by individuals and governments, on our communities and ecosystems, making visible the interconnectedness of our world. 

Panel Members
  • Alberto Gandolfi, Professor of Practice in Mathematics, NYU Abu Dhabi
  • Ayaz Virji, Director of the Health and Wellness Center, NYU Abu Dhabi
  • Joanna Settle, Associate Arts Professor of Theater, NYU Abu Dhabi
  • Jonathan Shannon, Program Head, Arab Crossroads and Visiting Professor of Anthropology, NYU Abu Dhabi
  • Sabih Ahmed, Associate Director and Curator, Ishara Art Foundation
Speakers
  • Amar Kanwar, Artist
Moderated by
  • Maya Allison, Chief Curator at NYUAD and Executive Director, The NYUAD Art Gallery

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