Global Art Forum: IS IT DJINN: GHOSTS, MACHINES, MUSIC



Thursday, March 22


Metropolis. Brigitte Helm being prepared for Robot scene. Germany 1925/26. Director: Fritz Lang.


CONVERSATION
Music Producer and Artist Fatima Al Qadiri and Global Art Forum Commissioner Shumon Basar
Long before Artificial Intelligence arrived, technology has often been framed as a supernatural force. There are maybe more “ghosts in the machine” now than there are human beings in the world. Fatima Al Qadiri’s work, too, is haunted by many things. A Kuwaiti childhood during the first Gulf War shaped a sonic sensibility, which in turn has produced music redolent of war video games and a spirit world. She discusses the links between sound and memory, djinn and the digital.

Access: No RSVP required

Time: 3:15-3:45pm

Location: Global Art Forum Tent, Fort Island, Madinat Jumeirah