26 November 2023
Slow Art Walk with Dr.Tina Sherwell
Part of Alserkal Art Week
An alternative way of being’ and mindfulness
Aligned with ‘alternative ways of being’ and mindfulness,Slow Art Walks invite visitors to take the time to slow down and reflect, not to rush, but to take time to unpack and understand.
Tina Sherwell, works across art practice, art history, curating and education. Her research focuses on topographies of belonging, home, loss, and exile in the work of Palestinian and Arab artists. Her art practice focuses on landscapes of Palestine, exploring questions of the representations of scarred landscapes through mixed media. Her research interests also encompass visual cultural studies, in particular the role of images in contemporary society. She was Director of The International Academy of Art, Palestine, (2007-2012 and 2013-2017). She worked on the development of the Faculty of Art, Music and Design for the Board of Trustees of Birzeit University and was Program Head of the BA in Contemporary Visual Art ( 2017-2021). Previously she was Programme Leader of Fine Art at The Winchester School of Art, UK (2005-2007). Recent curated exhibitions include Intimate Terrains; Representations of a Disappearing Landscape, The Palestinian Museum (2019 ) Degree Show of the International Academy of Art, Palestine (2011-2018), Retrospective of Sliman Mansour, Al Hoash Art Court, East Jerusalem, (2011). She has undertaken consultancies for UNESCO, Riwaq Conservation Centre, Danish Centre for Culture and Development, British Council and WeWorld GVC. She is currently Visiting Associate Professor and Director of the MFA in Art and Media at NYUAD.
Meeting Point: A4 Space