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Wavelength: Amal Khalaf

Tuesday, Oct 27

12:00 PM–2:00 PM

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Wavelength is an online lecture series that is a collaboration between VCUarts, the ICA, and VCUarts Qatar. A dynamic group of artists, designers, curators and scholars have been invited to share their work with the VCU communities in Richmond and Doha as well as the general public throughout the 2020–21 academic year.

 

Amal Khalaf, headshot // Photo credit: Dilmuni Couple

 

Amal Khalaf is a curator and artist and currently Director of Programmes at Cubitt and Civic Curator at the Serpentine Galleries where she has worked on the Edgware Road Project since its inception in 2009.  Here and in other contexts she has commissioned and developed residencies, exhibitions, workshops and collaborative research projects at the intersection of arts and social justice.  Through Implicated Theatre (2011-2019) she has developed an arts and migrant justice programme using Theatre of the Oppressed methodologies to create interventions, curricula and performances with ESOL teachers, hotel workers, domestic workers and other migrant justice organisers.  She is a founding member of artist collective GCC, Consortium Commissions Curator for Mophradat,  a trustee for not/no.w.here and on the artistic committee for Arts Catalyst.  In 2019 she curated Bahrain’s pavilion for Venice and in 2016 she co-directed the 10th edition of the Global Art Forum, Art Dubai.

This event will be moderated by Mayssa Al-Mumin, Assistant Professor Art Foundation (VCUarts Qatar).

 

Photo credit: Dilmuni Couple