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Hermeneutic Suspicion: Digital Archiving, Conflict and Cultural Production in the Middle East by Dr Anthony Downey
Aug
27
7:30 PM19:30

Hermeneutic Suspicion: Digital Archiving, Conflict and Cultural Production in the Middle East by Dr Anthony Downey

The representation of conflict and its effect on cultural production is a global concern. The increasingly digitised substance of such images, in terms of both dissemination and reception, has also given rise to a series of interpretive dilemmas: what are we looking at in these images and how do we archive them?

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Meanings and methodologies of artistic research in North Africa
Aug
27
12:30 PM12:30

Meanings and methodologies of artistic research in North Africa

Rachida Triki, Art historian, curator and critic from Tunisia, took part in an international workshop organised by Arts Cabinet and Edinburgh College of Art in August 2015, about challenges and opportunities of cultural exchange with the Middle-East. 
Rachida spoke about meanings and methodologies of artistic research in North Africa. 

We are grateful to British Council Tunisia for their support in having made Rachida's presence possible.

Image: ©Fatma Charfi, 'Bande d'images: Rouge ,Blanc , Vert , Noir', 2009

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