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November 2017

Islamic Art: Past, Present and Future – Opening Night

November 2 @ 4:30 pm
VMFA, 200 N. Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220
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2017 Islamic Art Symposium [image by Lalla Essaydi]

Islamic Art: Past, Present and Future Opening Night — Thursday, November 2, 2017 Cheek Theater, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts 4:30–5pm: Registration 5–6:45pm: Opening Ceremony and Keynote Address Opening Address: HE Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad Al Thani Keynote Address: Lalla Essaydi, Gender, Power, and Tradition Islamic Art: Past, Present and Future 7th Biennial Hamad bin Khalifa Symposium on Islamic Art November 2-4, 2017 The question of what the term “Islamic art” means is challenging. Is it even a useful term?…

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Islamic Art: Past, Present and Future – Day 1

November 3 @ 8:30 am
VMFA, 200 N. Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220
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2017 Islamic Art Symposium [image by Lalla Essaydi]

Islamic Art: Past, Present and Future Friday, November 3, 2017 Cheek Theater, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts 8:30–9am: Registration 9–9:15am: Opening Remarks, Sheila Blair and Jonathan Bloom, Symposium Co-Chairs and shared holders of the Hamad bin Khalifa Endowed Chair in Islamic Art at VCU 9:15–10am: Wijdan al-Hashemi, Contemporary or Modern Islamic Art? 10–10:45am: Nada Shabout, Contemporary Trajectories: Iraqi Art in Context 10:45–11:15am: Coffee Break 11:15am–12pm: Nacim Pak-Shiraz, Iranian Cinema Today: An Ode to the Past and New Directions in the…

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Islamic Art: Past, Present and Future – Day 2

November 4 @ 9:30 am
VMFA, 200 N. Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220
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2017 Islamic Art Symposium [image by Lalla Essaydi]

Islamic Art: Past, Present and Future Saturday, November 4, 2017 Cheek Theater, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts 9:30–10am: Registration 10–10:15am: Opening Remarks, Sheila Blair and Jonathan Bloom, Symposium Co-Chairs and shared holders of the Hamad bin Khalifa Endowed Chair in Islamic Art at VCU 10:15–11am: Shahzia Sikander, The Future of the Indo-Persian Miniature Painting Tradition 11–11:45am: Linda Komaroff, Islamic Art Now and Then 11:45–12:30pm: Hassan Hajjaj, Hub Wahad: On Finding Inspiration in a Community of Nomads 12:30–2pm: Lunch (Note: lunch…

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