Sharjah Art Foundation > Open Call for Abstracts for Unravelling the Present (United Arab Emirates)

For the 2020 edition of its annual March Meeting, Sharjah Art Foundation is inviting artists, writers, researchers, curators and art practitioners to submit abstracts for papers to be included in the MM 2020 proceedings. In their abstracts, applicants should respond to the overall theme of this year’s meeting – Unravelling the Present – and/or specific issues suggested by the MM 2020 panel titles: Sharjah Biennial in Retrospect, Art and the Civic Imagination, The Biennial Nation, Sharjah Biennials in the Regional Context, Biennials and Postcoloniality, and Curating in the Age of Crises. Upon selection, contributors will be required to submit an original unpublished paper of 4000–5000 words in English or Arabic.

The selected contributors are expected to attend MM 2020 and the panel discussions. Sharjah Art Foundation will cover round-trip travel and accommodation expenses in Sharjah, 21-23 March 2020. A modest per diem will also be provided.

Deadline: 23 February 2020

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