29 October 2021
Introduction by Nida Ghouse and Surabhi Sharma
29 October 2021 | Part of A Supplementary Country Called Cinema
Starts 7:00 pm
Ends 8:00 pm
Venue Cinema Akil
This talk is free to attend at Cinema Akil, Warehouse 68 or watch it live on our Youtube channel.
Nida Ghouse is a writer and curator. With Vic Brooks, she is a recipient of the Andy Warhol Foundation curatorial fellowship for the exhibition Shifting Center at EMPAC in 2023. At Haus der Kulturen der Welt in Berlin, she curated A Slightly Curving Place in 2020 and co-curated Parapolitics: Cultural Freedom and the Cold War in 2017. She began her practice through the curatorial program in Cairo, and previously ran an experimental exhibition space in Bombay.
Surabhi Sharma has been an independent filmmaker making feature-length documentaries and short films since 2000. Her documentaries, fiction, and video installations engage with cities in transition using the lens of labor, music, and migration. Her films have been screened and awarded at national and international film festivals. She currently teaches at the New York University Abu Dhabi.