Cinema

The Statues Are Laughing:

Leeza Ahmady, curator of Central Asian art and films and  video artist, Mariam Ghani teamed up to bring these wonderful classic Afghan films and newsreel footage from Afghan films to the Guggenheim Museum. As the images and films percolate for a longer article, I’m right now enamored by the visuals from this film: Feature: Mujasemaha […]

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Gallerie Journal Issue #23: Understanding Afghanistan NYC Launch at AAARI April 9th

UNDERSTANDING AFGHANISTAN International Gallerie’s 23rd Issue: Vol. 11 No 2 Come join us for an evening of “Understanding Afghanistan” Date: April 9th Time: 6-8pm Hosted by AAARI (Asian/Asian American Research Institute) CUNY Co-Sponsored with The Association of Iranian American Writers 25 West 43rd Street 18th Floor New York, NY 10036 Phone: 212-869-0182 Fax: 212-869-0181 E-mail: […]

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Interstitial Spaces

To be interstitial, therefore, is to operate both within and astride the cracks and fissures of the system, benefiting from its contradictions, anomalies, and heterogeneity. It also means being located at the intersection of the local and the global, mediating between the two contrary categories which in syllogism are called subalternity and superalternity. Hamid Naficy: […]

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