Under The Patronage of Her Royal Highness
Princess Sabeeka Bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa
Wife of His Majesty The King Of Bahrain
President of The Supreme Council For Women

Program

ArtBAB Talks

The ArtBAB talks for 2017 will consist of two days of panel discussions and workshops provided by leading international academics, artists, curators, critics and museum professionals.

Click here for the previous Art Bahrain talks programme

One-on-one sessions

(24 March) 3 pm – 4.30 pm

Educating through Art. Solo presentations for General Audience

24 March

Practical Demonstrations for University Students

Round table discussions

(23 / 24 / 25 March) 5.30 pm – 7.00 pm

23 March

Practical Demonstrations for University Students

  • Alistair Hicks Chair – Art fairs / art market – what does it all mean? AyŞe Umur, Begüm Akkoyunlu Ersöz (Head of Temporary Exhibitions, Suna and Inan Kirac Foundation Pera Museum), James Nicholls (Managing Director, Maddox Gallery, London), Marko Mäetamm (Floating World video artist)

24 March

Practical Demonstrations for University Students

  • Jonathan Watkins Chair – International art scene – how to make connections abroad Alice Cattaneo (Floating World video artist), Hanaa Malallah (Iraqi artist from London now based in Bahrain, Royal University for Women, Bahrain)

25 March

Practical Demonstrations for University Students

  • Janet Rady Chair – State of the art in Bahrain Kaneka Subberwal (Founder of Art Select), Balqees Fakhro (Bahraini artist), Sheikh Khalifa Al-Khalifa (Bahrain National Museum Director), Lena Dajani and Rula Al Chorbachi (Art Reach Bahrain)

For all enquiries about the Talks@artBAB, please contact janet@artbab.com

Practical Workshops

(23 / 24 / 25 March) 11.15 am – 1.30 pm

Training & skills – leaving a legacy for working artists – for university students and schools

23 March

Practical Demonstrations for University Students

  • Ahmed Al Shukaili (Omani photographer) – Omani photography today
  • Bradley Theodore (Maddox Gallery artist, London) – Painting in practice

24 March

Presentations on Art Practices for A General Audience

  • Sandeep Mukherjee (Professor in Pomona College) – A personal view
  • Priya Khanna (Art restorer) – The importance of art conservation

25 March

Presentations on bringing art into life for children aged 16 and above

  • Mazarine Memon (Children’s Art and Yoga Practitioner) – Mysteries in Colour
  • Jalpa H Vithalani (Creative Head & Director, Cosmic Heart Gallery) – Bringing Art & Healing into life for School Children

Fair Tours

Program details coming soon

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