The Atlas Mountains, Maghreb
Potential Archeologies is a research project inscribed in Haythem Zakaria’s practice, which reflects specifically on the multiple possibilities of looking at the Atlas Mountains through landscape and mythology. This research draws on and collaborates with the artist’s long-term ongoing project Interstices.
Erik Vlaeminck in conversation with artists-academics from Tuymen, Siberia, about the condition of being an artist in today’s Russia.
In this piece, Erik Vlaeminck examines the phenomenon of cultural relations in Siberia through the lens of the practices of four visual artists, and questions whether these can influence the role of culture in international relations.
2017 was a great year for Arts Cabinet!
We started our activities with 3 artists-researcher projects in Morocco, Iran, Edinburgh, Mainz… We started our new Editorial… we are now launching 2 new projects in Tunisia and the Maghreb… We have expanded our Board of Trustees and our team…
Dr Laurie Benson interviews Lola Frost about the relationship between her own artistic practice and research.
Art certainly does play a part in knowledge production: we understand a lot about our being in the world and our cultural histories through art.
Svetlana Sequeira Costa interviews Arts Cabinet Advisor Alma Salem, as she opens Tourab in Brussels, an exhibition sponsored by Goethe Institut and designed to provoke, challenge and give voice to unheard and vulnerable individuals in Syria and the world.
Brussels, April 2018
Interview with Art Anthropologist and Historian Kirsten Scheid by Dr Annabelle Boissier, September 2018.
We never recycle logic. One of the things that we do in organizing is re-present the research in the form of action. It’s not about having the organizing separately from the research, but rather they are extremely connected to each other and to the people who show up and are involved in visioning the action, and what we are trying to achieve, i.e. the action logic within the context of tactics and strategy discussions.
Dr Annabelle Boissier interviewed Natasha Dhillon and Amin Husain in New York, May 2017.
The anthropologist Bernard Muller accounts how he explored the uniqueness of an original practice, which goes beyond traditional research frameworks. Interview by Dr Annabelle Boissier, 2017
Bodiless Heads is a metaphor, a hypothesis, an imaginary state that relates to the evasive, multi-layered cultures of courtesy evolved over time particularly, but not exclusively, within Iran’s [cultural] borders. (Setareh Fatehi, artist, in collaboration with the researcher Shahrzad Irannejad).