WHEN May 31, 2021
7:30pm WHERE Zoom Part of "Navigating Digital Identities" WHO NYU Abu Dhabi Art Gallery Open to the Public

A conversation with Lee Blalock and Dima Ayoub

Join a conversation with C.V. Starr Fellow in International Studies and Assistant Professor of Arabic at Middlebury College, Dima Ayoub, and artist Lee Blalock about translation and translating bodies in the digital space. The conversation will examine various practices and aspects in the use of textual elements and paratexts such as leetspeak and Arabic internet language.

This program accompanies the virtual exhibition not in, of, along, or relating to a line. In the exhibition, nine artists and art collectives make visible both the restrictions and the freedoms of digital culture, and explore how identities and histories are created, transformed, or invented through our relationship with technology. Learn more about the exhibition.

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not in, of, along, or relating to a line

In this exhibition, nine artists and art collectives employ technology for self-expression and self-fashioning — exploring how identities and histories are created, transformed, or invented.

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