22 March 2024

With Lecturer, The Courtauld Institute of Art and Museum, London Dr. Maria Mileeva, Assistant Curator of International Art, Tate Modern, London Bilal Akkouche, Artist, Researcher, Curator, NYU Al Mawrid Arab Center for the Study of Art Ala Younis and Assistant Professor of History, NYU Abu Dhabi Dr. Masha Kirasirova. Moderated by Dr. Christianna Bonin.

This talk shifts attention from Western institutions and their influence on modern art in the Arab World, focusing instead on overlooked yet impactful artistic and political connections between this culturally diverse region and the Soviet Union.