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Posted On: 24 March 2019 08:48 pm
Updated On: 11 January 2022 08:36 am

Discussion on Public Art & Cultural Heritage

Binu Cherian
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Event Details:

Location: Fire Station
Date: 25 March 2019 - 25 March 2019
Time: 08:00 pm - 09:30 pm
Ticket Purchase: No tickets needed
  • First come first serve basis - It's free!
Phone: 44525555


Executive Director for the Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College, Tom Eccles


  • QM’s Head of Public Art, Abdulrahman Al Ishaq
  • British artist Liam Gillick
  • French artist Jean-Michel Othoniel
  • Raqs Media Collective member Shuddhabrata Sengupta


Since many of the works of public art in Qatar are inspired by the cultural and natural heritage of the country, this discussion will center on revealing and discussing those connections. Questions of how an artwork fits into a location/environment and how the surroundings interact with it will also be explored. Artists will bring into the conversation examples from Qatar and abroad in order to generate broader discussion of the role of public art in preserving and critically exploring cultural heritage.