ART DUBAI FELLOWSHIP 2013





THEME

The Global Art Forum’s fellowship programme returned in 2013 with a focus on translation. Four writers, artists and curators from the Arab met to discuss and unravel the practice of working across Arabic and English, through a series of intensive workshops.


‘It means this,’ Global Art Forum’s theme for 2013, seemed an ideal occasion to explore translation as a constant quest for impossible equivalents, and writing on art as an elaborate method for translating images. Through readings, workshops, and discussions with members of the Art Dubai community at large, the fellows probed the challenges of translating English art criticism and theory into Arabic, as well as ponder Arabic art criticism’s current lack of international visibility.




SELECTED FELLOWS

Fellows selected for the 2013 programme were:


Sarah Abu Abdallah

Khalid Hadeed

Alia Al Sabi

Fadi Tofeili



LEAD TUTOR

The 2013 fellowship was led by writer and translator Omar Berrada.