Middle East Studies

Walid Raad performance – MoMA Trip

Thursday, December 3, 2015

4:00pm – 9:00pm

Museum of Modern Art, 11 W 53rd Street, New York, NY 10019 United States

Reserve tickets and find more information here.
Students – $14
Adults – $25
Peter Pan Bus Round Trip – $73.00

Walid Raad is a versatile visual artist, whose work includes textual analysis, video, and photography projects, concentrating on the Lebanese civil wars, the Arab-Israeli conflicts, and documentary theory and practice. The group will attend Walid Raad’s performance (max 40 people) during his MOMA’s solo show: Scratching on things I could disavow: Walkthrough. Raad was born in Chbanieh, Lebanon and divides his time between Beirut and New York, where he is Associate Professor of Art at the Cooper Union. In addition to numerous individual and group shows at major venues throughout Europe, the Middle East, and North America Raad’s works have been included in Documenta 11 (Kassel, Germany), Art Basel (Switzerland), and the Venice Biennale (Italy). Raad was the winner of the 2007 Alpert Award for Visual Arts from the Herb Alpert Foundation. He is also a member of the Arab Image Foundation, started in 1996 to promote historical research of the visual culture of the Arab world, and to promote experimental video production in the region.

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