Tate is hosting a symposium beginning tomorrow on Contemporary Art in the Middle East. It looks like a great line-up – wish we could be there! If anyone has reports from it, please email us. We’re particularly interested in the panel on Recent Middle Eastern exhibitions, which includes Khalil Rabah of the Riwaq Biennale:
Session Three: Art Now: Recent Exhibitions
There has been a proliferation of exhibitions of contemporary Middle Eastern art both in the region and abroad. This session will be dedicated to presentations by curators and artists reflecting on recent exhibitions and curatorial projects. Speakers include: Stuart Comer, Suzanne Cotter, Catherine David, November Paynter, Khalil Rabah and Andrew Renton.