Art’s Future, Art’s Force: Women Artists Envision the Future
27 October @ 6.30 pm - 8.00 pmFree
Middle Eastern art by women represents an exciting development in international art, challenging the relationship between art and power. Najat Rahman, Professor of Comparative Literature at the University of Montreal, asks how art made by women can map out the future; and why does this art, often preoccupied with the present, appeal to fantasy? What are we to make of its recurrent humour in the face of loss? How does it herald possibility and transformation?