Talks and Workshops



During Art Week Amman, multiple talks and workshops will take place with interesting topics for people to attend. In all cases you will be able to meet an artist and listen to how they envision the world. All talks and workshops are for free.

Artists’ Talk
Nabad Art Gallery
Tuesday 10 September 2013 at 6:30 pm
In the context of “Topographies: The Brush and the Chisel,” a joint exhibition by sculptor Ikbal Shukri-Tannir and multidisciplinary artist Dina Haddadin, Nabad is holding an Artists’ Talk and informal discussion with the two artists around their concepts, techniques and experiences. Please call 06-4655084 to confirm your attendance.

Meet the Artist;  Basel Uraiqat and Basma Abdallah
Jacaranda Images
Friday 13 September 2013 at 6:30 pm
A lecture by the Artists Basel Uraiqat and Basma Abdallah , in which they will discuss and explain the concept, ideas and the development of their artwork in Craving Shadows. The lecture endeavors to explain Atelier Uraiqat’s exhibition and how did the artists employ the
study of the lines and angles to create a three-dimensional wall-mounted pieces from multi-layered paper stencils and a variety of other mediums

Meet the Artist; Reem Yassouf
Zara Gallery
Saturday 14 September 2013 at 6:30 pm
A talk by the Artist Reem Yassouf to discuss the ideas embodied in her artwork and the techniques she used to reach the audience.

Amman Est / Amman Ouest: Disparités Sociales et Politiques Urbaines
Institut Francais
Thursday 12 September 2013 at 7 pm
Language: French
A lecture by Myriam Ababsa that will outline the different public policies implemented to resolve the gap between East and West within the city of Amman.

Amman Mental Mapping 
Institut Francais
Friday 13 September 2013 at 4:30 pm
Language: English
A workshop by Myriam Ababsa about Mental Mapping and perceived space, presenting
concepts of cultural geography and spatial representation. The workshop will invite the participants to draw mental maps of Amman, showing the places we live in, the land marks we identify, the connections between them.

Market your Creativity
Institut Francais
10, 11, 12 September 2013 at 4 pm
Language: English
Three separate workshops by Virginie Berger (former marketing and content director of Myspace France) that will introduce you to the essentials of marketing your creative practice. Learn how to define and build a marketing strategy, understand your fan base, monetize your creativity and much more with the former marketing and content director of Myspace France. These workshops are aimed at creative practitioners of all levels in the fields of: music, literature, performing arts, film, gaming, emerging tech and all forms of media.

Brought to you as a part of the Creative Industries Project which is funded by the European Union and implemented through the European Union National Institutes of Culture (EUNIC).