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European Night With Short Movies and Music

#EuropeanNight
European Night With Short Movies and Music

The Goethe-Institut and the EU National Institute for Culture (EUNIC) Saudi Cluster are pleased to invite you to the European Night with Short Films and Music from Europe and Saudi Arabia on Wednesday, 25 May 2022. 
Doors will open at 8:00 PM; First movie screening will start at 8:30 PM

European Night With Short Movies and Music
Frequencies Feminisms ©Goethe-Institut

#Discussion
Faith as a Melody – Listening in Jeddah

Saudi artists Roaa Lamfon and Nouf Almugairin walk us through the circumstances and creative processes that birthed their artistic pieces presented in this session. The two met during The Hospitable Ear, a participatory workshop exploring listening as a practice; organised by Hayy Jameel and the Goethe-Institut and led by German researcher and artist Julia Tieke and Saudi urban strategist Zainab Ali Reza.

Faith as a Melody – Listening in Jeddah
Abdulrahman & Turki Gazzaz © Abdulrahman & Turki Gazzaz

#Symposium
Symposium Designing Modernity: Architecture in the Arab World 1945-1973.

As a part of the symposium Designing Modernity: Architecture of the Arab World 1945-1973 (Goethe-Institut Ramallah), co-founders of the Bricklab studio, Abdulrahman and. Turki Gazzaz participate in the panel discussion “Knowledge Production for modern heritage - Research” and present the project “Saudi Modern: Jeddah between 1938-1963”. Abdulrahman and Turki Gazzaz will be joined on the panel by Mercedes Volait (France), Amin Alsaden (Iraq), Mazen Haidar (Lebanon) und Susanne Bosch (Germany).

Symposium Designing Modernity: Architecture in the Arab World 1945-1973.
OPEN CALL: In-Practice Residency with Slavs and Tatars © Art Jameel

#OpenCall
OPEN CALL: In-Practice Residency with Slavs and Tatars

In collaboration with Art Jameel and Goethe-Institut Saudi Arabia, internationally renowned art collective Slavs and Tatars is offering an in-practice residency and mentorship programme for experienced practitioners interested in the confluence of theory and practice, discourse and production. The programme offers practitioners crucial exposure to both the front-house and back-house operations of a professional artist studio with global engagements.

OPEN CALL: In-Practice Residency with Slavs and Tatars
Discussion Istikshaf How Do We Exchange and Encounter?

#Discussion
Discussion Istikshaf How Do We Exchange and Encounter?

Abstract: In June 2021 the Istikshaf programme, a digital and physical networking and capacity building scheme, was initiated by SAC, Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany in Jeddah and the Goethe-Institut.

Faith as a Melody – Listening in Jeddah ©Goethe-Institut

#Workshop
Music-Workshops: Alexandra Ivanova Trio

Improvisation Workshop

Guided by the Alexandra Ivanova Trio, this workshop will cover the basics of improvisation and dive into a collective exploration of playing together between different musical genres. 

Date: Wednesday, February 23rd 2022
Duration: 2 hours, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Rhythm Workshop

Come to discover the different rhythms of jazz, the Gulf and beyond. 

Date: Saturday, February 26th 2022
Duration: 1 hour and 30 minutes, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM




 

Music Concert: Alexandra Ivanova Trio feat. Mazen Lawand Alexandra Ivanova by: Iveta Rysava, Nathan Ott by: Uli Frank

#Concert
Music Concert: Alexandra Ivanova Trio feat. Mazen Lawand

Sensitivity, clarity and captivating rhythms characterize the sound of the Berlin-based Alexandra Ivanova Trio led by the Austrian pianist and composer of Bulgarian roots. With Niklas Lukassen on double bass and Nathan Ott on drums, the trio navigates between Jazz, Oriental and Afro-Cuban music.

Saudi Modern © Saudi Modern

#exhibition
Saudi Modern

Bricklab and Goethe-Institut Saudi-Arabia corrdailly invites you

to the opening of *Saudi Modern*, a research based exhibition that frames Architectural Modernity in Jeddah between 1938-1963. Bricklab has thoughtfully curated this exhibition along with 8 prominent artists and architects from the Arab region taking place in Tamer House within AlSharafiyah district.

Matylda Krzykowski Workshop/Masterclass Image by: Diana Pfammatter

#Workshop #Masterclass
Matylda Krzykowski Workshop/Masterclass

Matylda Krzykowski plans, designs, writes and talks about physical and digital space. She co-founded Depot Basel, temporary place for contemporary design, Switzerland, which she co- and art directed until its closure in 2018.

Lina Fischer: Product Development in the Sense of the Circular Economy ©Saudi Design Festival

#Workshop #Masterclass
Lina Fischer: Product Development in the Sense of the Circular Economy

Lina Fischer is an Industrial Designer at Diez Office in Munich, Germany. Diez Office designs and develops products for everyday use, focusing in particular on the potential of the circular economy.  Their practice is characterised by innovation through technical expertise, instinct and a great passion for experimentation.

The Hospitable Ear ©Art Jameel

#Workshop
The Hospitable Ear

The Hospitable Ear a workshop with Julia Tieke and Zainab Ali Reza

Listening – while often considered passive – has also been framed as active perception, as a turning to the “other”, an openness described as “inner hospitality”. 

Artists' books with photography ©Goethe

#Workshop
Artists' books with photography

Workshop on artists' books with Susanne Kriemann and Alexander Komarov with Abdulnasser Gharem.

Since the 1970s, artists' books have become both a complementary and independent art form. Over the decades they developed into a movement that plays with all formats such as possibilities of publishing and print-on-demand.

Artists' books with photography
Krüger PL Elphi HH © Herbert Weisrock

#DieUrsonate
Kurt Schwitters Ursonate. Eine musikalisch-künstlerische Performance.

Kurt Schwitters Ursonate. Eine musikalisch-künstlerische Performance.

„Die Welt im Umbruch“ – so lässt sich wohl die Zeit beschreiben, zu der Kurt Schwitters, einer der wichtigsten Deutschen Künstler aus der ersten Hälfte des 20. Jahrhunderts, sein Hauptwerk schuf.

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