EXHIBITION OPENING

The Meaning Of Prayer

Thursday, 5th December 2019 |  18:00 - 20:00   Curator: Amina Diab Artist: Mohammed Fadhel Ben Khalfallah   Mohammed Fadhel Ben Khalfallah began his artistic journey in his … More »


EXHIBITION & TALK

Photographing Disability Rights in Gaza

Thursday, 3rd December 2019 Exhibition: 12:00 - 20:00 Reception: 18:00 - 20:00   Medical Aid for Palestinians (MAP) launched an exciting photography project with Palestinians wit… More »


GALLERY TALK

Archiving Palestine

Wednesday, 27 November 2019 | 18:00-21:00   Join us for a discussion on individual and institutional efforts towards a formalised Palestinian audiovisual archive. “Archive fever” is… More »


BOOK LAUNCH

Cargo of Limbs

Thursday, 21st November 2019 | 18:30 - 20:30   ‘Cargo of Limbs’ is a long poem by the poet, critic and translator Martyn Crucefix, which takes its inspiration from Virgil’s Aeneid, and… More »


FILM SCREENING

Double Feature: Women and a History of Image Making

Thursday, 14 November 2019 | 19:00-21:00   This special screening, part of the Archiving Palestine programme, presents two films that present the importance of the Palestinian visual r… More »


EXHIBITION OPENING NIGHT

The Void Project: The Found Archive of Hani Jawherieh

Thursday, 7th November 2019 | 19:00 - 21:00   Join curator Azza El Hassan and Hani Jawharieh's daughter Hiba Jawherieh for the opening night of this exhibition as they explore and cele… More »


WORKSHOP

Dabke

Friday 25th October 2019 | 19:00 - 20:30   A fun and informal workshop exploring traditional Levantine folk dance. The workshop will teach basic Dabke steps and sequences and is intend… More »


GALLERY TALK

Panel Discussion with Jonathan Watkins

Thursday, 24th October 2019 | 18:30-20:30   A panel discussion chaired by Jonathan Watkins, Director of Ikon Gallery, Birmingham with 'Road through Kurdistan' curators Richard Wilding … More »


FILM TALK

The First Movie (2009)

Tuesday, 22nd October 2019 | 18:30-20:30   Film-maker Mark Cousins, who was brought up in a Northern Irish war zone, travels to Goptapa, a Kurdish-Iraqi village of just 700 people on a… More »


WORKSHOP

Percussion Workshop with Kurdish Santur and Daf Player Peyman Heydarian

Saturday, 19th October 2019 | 12:00-15:00   The workshop will consist of two 45 minute sessions of instruction on the Daf drum with a break of 30 mins. At the end Peyman will give a sh… More »


BOOK READING

Kurdish Poetry Evening with Rebwar Fatah

Thursday, 17th October 2019 | 18:30-20:30   Rebwar Fatah talks about contemporary Kurdish poetry with readings in English and Kurdish, accompanied by Kurdish music.   Dr. Rebwar … More »


FILM TALK

Natural History Films

Tuesday, 15th October 2019 | 18:30-20:30   Saving the Persian Leopard Persian leopards once roamed far into the Caucasus Mountains in central Asia, including parts of Armenia, Azerb… More »


WORKSHOP

How to Make a Kurdish Rug

Saturday, 12th October 2019 | 12:00-18:00   The art of carpet making is one of the oldest and most celebrated artistic traditions to have survived to the modern day. Carpets hold a par… More »


FILM TALK

The Deminer (2017)

Thursday 10th October 2019 | 18:30 - 20:30   A portrait of a Kurdish colonel, who disarmed thousands of roadside bombs and mines armed only with his courage and a pair of wire cutters.… More »


FILM TALK

Kurdistan Memory Programme

Tuesday 8th October 2019 | 18:30 - 20:30     An evening of short films produced by the Kurdistan Memory Programme, including ‘One Yazidi Family vs ISIS’, ‘The Gassing of Sewsenan’, … More »


WORKSHOP

Glass Painting Workshop with Kurdish Artist Mariwan Jalal

Saturday 5th October 2019 | 12:00 - 15:00   Mariwan’s workshop will include instruction on painting glass and also ceramics. All materials including paints will be provided. Work cr… More »


EXHIBITION OPENING NIGHT

Road through Kurdistan

Thursday, 3rd October 2019 | 18:00 - 20:00   Curated by Richard Wilding and Mariwan Jalal   The exhibition ‘Road through Kurdistan’ shows artworks and artefacts relating to Kur… More »


BOOK READING

Baghdad, Adieu

Saturday 28th September 2019 | 14:00 - 15:30   Salah Al Hamdani, French poet, writer and actor/director was born in Baghdad in 1951. He began writing poems at about age twenty, as a po… More »


STORYTELLING SESSION

A Hybrid Afrabian Journey

Wednesday, 18th September 2019, 18:30 - 20:00   Sudanese British artist Rayan Elnayal will lead the audience in a storytelling session of novel ‘A Season of Migration to the North,’ by… More »


GALLERY TALK

The Call for Magic Realism in the East

Thursday, 12th September 2019 | 18:30 - 20:00   Sudanese British artist Rayan Elnayal will introduce magic realism, its characteristics and techniques and explore why it needs to be re… More »