Over the next few days, I’ll be participating in the Mobility & Freedom of Movement Conference in Amman, Jordan. The conference is put on by the Arab Education Forum and the Istikshaf Coalition.
Istikshaf started with the aim of developing an interactive platform for the questioning of artistic mobility around the Mediterranean, as well as providing mobility opportunities for artists across the Mediterranean divide. After 3 years, Istikshaf developed into an advocacy body for mobility: a coalition that bases its advocacy action on thorough research and grassroots work.
I co-authored a paper with Mary Ann DeVlieg that I’ll be presenting. Here’s what I think I’m gonna say:)