Bridging SWANA Art Community
in the Bay Area
Panel Discussions | Artists Interviews | Online Archival Resources
14 August- 25 September 2021
Dena Al-Adeeb, Sholeh Asgary, L.E. Brown, Naz Cuguoğlu, Taraneh Hemami, Shirin Makaremi, Michelle Mansour, Targol Mesbah, Leyya Mona Tawil, Ana Saygi, Azin Seraj, and Kathy Zarur
Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, Misha Abbas, Anum Awan, Katayoun Baharami, Zeina Barakeh, BSisters, Ali Dadgar, Manar Harb, Kiana Honarmand, Nasim Moghadam, Omar Mohammad, Efe Ozmen, Ebtihal Shedid, Keyvan Shovir, Minoosh Zomorodinia.
Project by Shaghayegh Cyrous, Moderated by Roula Seikaly
Image Courtesy of Minoosh Zomorodinia
What is Zamin: Zamin Project is a multi-faceted art project aiming to create a space for dialogue and connection between SWANA (South West Asia and North African) artists, curators, and art educators in the Bay Area and beyond.
Join Us for Three Intergenerational Panel Discussions
SWANA Artists, Educators, Scholars, and Art Leaders
in the Bay Area
How Can We Create Our Own Resources?
Panels will be held on three consecutive Saturdays
8/14, 8/21, 8/28 at 2:00 PM, via Zoom
Panel 1: SWANA in the BAY AREA: What is SWANA?
Saturday, August 14, 2021, 2:00PM Moderated by Roula Seikaly
Panel 2: SWANA in the BAY AREA: Art leaders and Institutions
Saturday, August 21, 2021, 2:00PM Moderated by Roula Seikaly
Root Division: Michelle Mansour
/Slash: Ana Saygi
Incline: Shirin Makaremi
Arab Amp: Leyya Mona Tawil
Panel 3: SWANA in the BAY AREA: Teaching, Pedagogy, Mentorship
Saturday, August 28, 2021, 2:00PM Moderated by Roula Seikaly
September 1- September 24, 2021
Zamin Project’s Instagram and ASG’s Youtube Channel
Fifteen short introductory video interviews by writer and curator Roula Seikaly
Artists including: Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, Misha Abbas, Anum Awan, Katayoun Baharami, Zeina Barakeh, Bsisters, Ali Dadgar, Manar Harb, Kiana Honarmand, Nasim Moghadam, Omar Mohammad, Efe Ozmen, Ebtihal Shedid, Keyvan Shovir, Minoosh Zomorodinia.