agenda / Méditerranée
Bidoun Library at the Serpentine Gallery, London
babelmed - 18/07/2011
This Bidoun Library’s residence in London is organised in association with Shubbak, a window on Arab culture initiated by the Mayor of London. www.london.gov.uk/shubbak/
Bidoun # 25, built around the revolution of January 25th in Egypt, will also be launched during Bidoun's residency at the Serpentine.
During July and August, Bidoun will host a series of events bringing together leading writers and artists.
Hisham Matar , author
Saturday 16 July Sackler Centre of Arts Education
Rania Stephan: The Three Disappearances of Suad Hosni
Monday 18th July The Gate Cinema, Notting Hill
Former Edgware Road Project artist-in-residence Rania Stephan returns to present the UK premiere of her film The Three Disappearances of Suad Hosni (2011), which recently won the Sharjah Biennial Prize. The film’s non-fiction narrative reflects on the life and death of Egyptian actress Suad Hosni, who committed suicide while living on Edgware Road in 2001.
Friday 22nd July Serpentine Gallery Pavilion
Nawal el Saadawi , author and activist
Saturday 23rd July Sackler Centre of Arts Education
Samandal Comics, artists
Saturday 30th July Sackler Centre of Arts Education
Slavs and Tatars, artists
Saturday 6th August Sackler Centre of Arts Education
A Partial History of Magazine Diplomacy, Michael C. Vazquez
Saturday 13th August Sackler Centre of Arts Education
Ahdaf Soueif, author
Saturday 20th August Sackler Centre of Arts Education
UK Libraries: Struggles for the Knowledge Commons
Saturday 27th August Sackler Centre of Arts Education
Sonallah Ibrahim, author
Saturday 3rd September Sackler Centre of Arts Education
For more information , visit the Serpentine Gallery website.