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Richmond, VA 23284

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November 2017

Wafaa Bilal, “The Things I Could Tell…”

November 3 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Anderson, 907 1/2 Franklin Street
Richmond, VA 23284
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In conjunction with the 2017 Hamad bin Khalifa Symposium on Islamic Art, the Anderson will host a range of exhibitions focused on student engagement and dialogue surrounding critical issues in contemporary Islamic Art. An Associate Arts Professor at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, Bilal is known internationally for his on-line performative and interactive works provoking dialogue about international politics and internal dynamics. In “The Things I Could Tell…” Bilal collapses perceived cultural and historical distances by locating…

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Juried Student Photography Exhibition, “Global Perspectives on Contemporary Muslim Life”

November 3 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Anderson, 907 1/2 Franklin Street
Richmond, VA 23284
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https://www.instagram.com/p/BTegLmEBKcD/ In conjunction with the 2017 Hamad bin Khalifa Symposium on Islamic Art, the Anderson will host a range of exhibitions focused on student engagement and dialogue surrounding critical issues in contemporary Islamic Art. Presented in partnership with the VCU Muslim Student Association, “Global Perspectives on Contemporary Muslim Life” is a submission based exhibition of VCU and VCUarts Qatar student photography. Juried by designer and VCUarts Qatar alumna Hadeer Omar (hadeeromar.com), the exhibition will provide a curated platform for both trained…

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December 2017

Azra Akšamija, “Mosque Manifesto”

December 1 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Anderson, 907 1/2 Franklin Street
Richmond, VA 23284
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In conjunction with the 2017 Hamad bin Khalifa Symposium on Islamic Art, the Anderson will host a range of exhibitions focused on student engagement and dialogue surrounding critical issues in contemporary Islamic Art. Akšamija is an artist and architectural historian and Associate Professor at MIT Art, Culture and Technology Program. Her projects explore the potency of art and architecture to transform conflicts and, in so doing, provide a framework for analyzing and intervening in contested socio-political realities. For the Symposium…

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