World Nomads Lebanon: Public Space -- Memory, Boundary, Catastrophe
|Organization||French Institute Alliance Française||
|Address||22 East 60th Street, New York, NY, United States|
|Start||May 13, 2010|
|End||May 13, 2010|
FIAF welcomes Roldolphe el-Khoury, Canada Research Chair in Architecture and Urban Design at the University of Toronto; Hashim Sarkis, the Aga Khan Professor of Landscape Architecture and Urbanism in Muslim Societies and the Director of the Aga Khan Program at Harvard University Graduate School of Design; and architects Makram el Kadi and Ziad Jamaleddine of the New York City-based design collective L.E.FT.
Panelists will address questions of memory and urban trauma as they relate to divisions in the city and diminishing conditions for public space in Beirut.
Single tickets $15 for FIAF members, $20 for non-members.
3-event series tickets $30 for FIAF members, $40 for non-members.
World Nomads, FIAF’s annual exploration of transculturalism in the 21st century, is intended as a forum for dialogue between cultures. It returns this May for its third edition to focus on Lebanon, a country whose rich heritage has long captivated imaginations around the world.
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