The 2019 Summer Academy

Until Saturday 7 September 2019
The Lab

For a final week The Lab continues to showcase photography projects by the 2019 Summer Academy participants.

Participating artists are: Abulkassem Salama (Alexandria, Egypt), Ahmad Salameh (Amman, Jordan), Amany Adel (Port Said, Egypt), Charbel Alkhoury (Beirut, Lebanon), M’omen Khaled (Irbid, Jordan), Mo’awia Bajis (Amman, Jordan), Mohammed Zakaria (Amman, Jordan), Raya Manaa (Haifa, Palestine), Reem Masri (Ramallah, Palestine), Rehaf Batniji (Gaza, Palestine), Walid Al Wawi (Palestinian/Jordanian based between Sharjah/London), Yafa Atef (Jenin, Palestine), and Ziad Naitaddi (Rabat, Morocco).

This year, the practice-based focus of the Academy was on photography, through intensive workshops given by artists Ahlam Shibli and Hrair Sarkissian. Participants also built on their theoretical skills through a week-long seminar given by Dr. Salah Hassan, and a series of lectures by Dr. Salwa Mikdadi.