As part of the Crossing Boundaries Lecture Series, Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar, in association with the Qatar Museums Authority, presents internationally renowned writer, critic and curator Francesco Bonami in conversation with cultural entrepreneur and art collector Tariq Al Jaidah.
"Cementing Relations at Home and Developing Relations Abroad". This lecture is presented in association with Global Entrepreneurship Week.
The Hamad bin Khalifa biennial symposia are designed to address major themes in Islamic art and culture. The 2013 symposium which takes place in Palermo, Italy, investigates the topic of light from a wide range of perspectives, from the imagery of light in the Qur’an and in the literatures of the Islamic lands to light’s role in buildings, paintings, and other works of art. Keynote speaker will be the acclaimed visual artist, Iranian-born Shirin Neshat, whose photographic and videographic work is literally created with light.
The MFA department at VCUQatar presents a series of workshops with distinguished MFA faculty for senior students and alumni from all Education City branch universities.
All workshops will be run on both Saturday 23 November 2013, and 18 January 2014 from 9am to 4pm.
Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar, in association with Qatar Museums Authority, is pleased to host world acclaimed New York-based performance artist Marina Abramović.
London-based artist Kate Terry creates thread installation art that is nearly invisible at first. Using colored thread, she creates subtle yet spectacular presence in an empty space.
VCUQatar invites the Doha community to experience a variety of activities, exhibitions, demos and workshops starting at 3pm until 6pm on Saturday 2nd November.
German born and educated Joachim Sauter has been working as a media artist and designer since the early 1980’s. From the beginning, Joachim Sauter has focused on digital technologies. Fuelled by this interest, he founded ART+COM with other artists, designers, scientists and technologists.
"My Rock Stars: Volume 1" by acclaimed artist/photographer Hassan Hajjaj pays homage to traditional African portraiture, while celebrating present-day pop stars, unsung artists and personal inspirations in Hajjaj’s life.
The ceremony marks the culmination of years of hard work and perseverance on the part of the BFA and MFA graduates. Students, their families, friends, faculty and staff come together to celebrate VCUQatar graduates’ accomplishments and rejoice in their venture into the professional field as they take their expertise and creative capacities to every area of art and design.
The BFA & MFA Exhibition is a celebration of the work of all graduating students from VCUQatar's BFA and MFA programs.
Shopaholics rejoice! You're invited to our limited-time Alumni Pop-Up Shop, which is running for two days at VCUQatar in Education City.
6:3:1 brings together the work of six invited alumni, from three major design disciplines at VCUQatar and VCUarts, in one unique exhibition.
Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar is pleased to announce its 14th Annual Fashion Show ‘Fingerprint’, under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser. The show is hosted by Salam at The Gate Mall.
Presented by Dr. Sherif M. El-Wageeh. Dr. El-Wageeh is an Assistant Professor and Chairman of the Department of Architectural Engineering, College of Architectural Engineering and Design, The Kingdom University, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain.
Tasmeem Doha 2013 – Hybrid Making will break free from a typical conference structure and act more like a series of on-going activities, collaborative workshops, lab sessions and exhibitions that will in their own way explore the various paradigms of making, be these in the form of traditional academic research (intended for scholarly journals, etc.), or makings that project more atypical and syncretic aims in their approach.
Curated by Hector Ayuso, ‘WeMadeThis.Es’ is a panorama of creativity and talent. The artists and studios participating in the exhibition are: Alex Trochut, Andreu Balius, Atipo, Brosmind, Dvein, Folch Studio, Kike Besada, La Camorra, Lo siento, Marta Cerdà, Mr. Oso, Pablo Abad, Physalia, Ritxi Ostáriz, Serial Cut, Toormix and Vasava.
As part of the 2012/2013 Crossing Boundaries Lecture Series, VCUQatar presents a lecture by Ellen Lupton
Tim Phillips has an extremely varied, investigative practice ranging from the sculptural to the digital - it is in this flux between the real and the virtual that his work exists. Phillips will speak about his recent work as a translation of the idea, where culture and belief are interchangeable terms.
As part of the 2012/13 'Crossing Boundaries' Lecture Series, VCUQatar presents a lecture by Emirati fashion designer Hind Beljafla.
Now open for registration! A wide selection of non-credit art & design Community Classes for adults and children can be booked in-person or securely online with your credit card.
Dr Marika Sardar from the Metropolitan Museum in New York will be presenting her research in progress on Deccan portraits of African elites.
VCUQatar’s admissions office in collaboration with the MFA program is hosting a portfolio review night where applicants to the graduate program will have the opportunity to share their artistic and creative work with the faculty.
Part of the "The Art of Travel" exhibition. The Moving Postcards Project is an innovative endeavor that documents changing life in Doha through a developing collection of video fragments.