Permanent Temporariness: A Conversation with Sandi Hilal and Alessandro Petti 

Artist Talk

Permanent Temporariness: A Conversation with Sandi Hilal and Alessandro Petti

when 5:30‐6:30pm where NYUAD Campus, Conference Center who NYU Abu Dhabi Institute
Open to the Public

Permanent Temporariness: A Conversation with Sandi Hilal and Alessandro Petti 

This talk between artists Sandi Hilal and Alessandro Petti with the Permanent Temporariness exhibition curators, Salwa Mikdadi and Bana Kattan explores how the artists developed a collaborative approach to an artistic practice that examines the potential of decolonization of architectural sites within conflict zones. The talk also focuses on the art exhibited and performed across NYUAD campus and Gallery and how their projects are a departure from the traditional reduction of refugees to merely victims but rather a wider interrogation on the present condition of impermanency and displacement affecting a vast number of people living as guests in host countries.

After the talk, the NYUAD Art Gallery invites you to the opening of their exhibition by these artists. For more information, please visit the exhibition webpage

Image Credit: Anna Sara for Campus in Camps


Speakers
Sandi Hilal, Artist
Alessandro Petti, Artist

In conversation with
Salwa Mikdadi, Associate Professor Practice of Art History, NYUAD
Bana Kattan, Curator, NYUAD Art Gallery

Hosted by
NYU Abu Dhabi Institute

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