Queer-y-ing the Arab Reading Group

Online Reading Group

Saturday, May 1, 2021, 1:00 pm

In conjunction with Queer-y-ing the Arab

Readings will be sent to all RSVPS prior to the discussion. Come ready to join the conversation.

The Earl of Bushwick is a non-binary queer Arab and immigrant, concerned with ideas of the Queer, the Other, and issues of not belonging, especially as it applies to art and class. Their home in Brooklyn, dubbed The Earl's Court (2015), is a long-running safe space and art project. They have presented work at the Armory Show, Bushwick Open Studios, and the National Arts Club, New York (2019). The Earl of Bushwick also curated We are not artists (2017), and Red Black and Nude (2018).

Adham Hafez is a choreographer, composer, performer and theorist. His work encompasses postcolonial studies, the Anthropocene and performance, politics of choreography, Middle East and Arab art history, alternative modernities and climate change. He publishes essays and texts in Arabic, English and French, and he is the founder of HaRaKa Platform, Egypt's first platform dedicated to performance studies and choreography, as well as the publication Cairography that translates and publishes essays on dance, performance, politics and choreography.