Warehouse421 - Wednesdays at the Warehouse - April 2016
This month sees the last batch of events from the current season of Wednesays at the Warehouse programme which started in January this year. As always, it includes workshops, talks and film screenings.
Here's the line up:
Wednesday 13th April 2016
Workshop: Patterns of the Sea - Textile Printing
5.30pm - 7.30pm
Participants are led through a step-by-step process of printing on textiles by extracting visual elements found in photos of journeys through the ocean, fishing and surfing, drawing various patterns which are transferred into stencils used to transfer impressions on fabric.
Instructor: Khalid Mezaina, Artist
Alumni, the Salama bint Hamdan Emerging
Artists Fellowship (SEAF)
In collaboration with SEAF.
Film screenings - 7.30pm - 9.30pm
Dry Hot Summers
Directed by Sherif Elbendary
Egypt, Germany | PG13 | Comedy | 32 minutes | 2015
Two paths cross on a hot, dry, day in Cairo. A desperate cancer patient meets a bride, who wants to wear her wedding gown and prepare for a photograph with her groom. A day unlike any other.
Directed by Jan-Willem van Ewijk
Morocco, Netherlands, Germany, Belgium | PG 15 | Drama, Adventure | 94 minutes | 2015
A Moroccan fisherman sets off on an epic journey towards Europe on his wind surfboard. But the pursuit of dreams does not come without sacrifice.
Wednesday, 27th April 2016
Panel talk: Archival Photography: Practices and Projects in the UAE
6.30pm - 8.00pm
What constitutes an archive? Why build and maintain an archive? How are archives built and used? Join an intriguing discussion among representatives of the leading archives in the UAE to explore the significance and various approaches to archiving in the Emirates.
Karen Davies, Crown Prince Court, Abu Dhabi
Abdallah Al Bastaki, National Archive
Dr. Shamoon Zamir, Akkasah Center for Photography, NYU Abu Dhabi
Dr. Michele Bambling, Lest We Forget
Moderated by: Shamma Al Mheiri
In collaboration with Lest We Forget.