July 30, 2021
Artzotic press release
Friday July 30th 2021, Sultan Al Qassemi, a scholar, Columnist and founder of the Barjeel Art Foundation paid a visit to Hania Zawaneh and Muin khoury, co-founders of Artzotic online gallery, during his visit to Jordan in July 2021.
Al Qassemi took a tour through their art collection which includes important artworks by Iraqi Pioneers and Modernists, such as Shakir Hassan Al Said, and Ismail Fattah El Turk, as well as contemporary artists like Hana Malallah, Bahram Hajou and Hani Zurob.
It is note worthy that The BarJeel Art Foundation was a co-sponsor of the Book This Green is not Green.
The visit covered interesting discussions on the Modernist, a topic very close to the heart and interest of Sultan Al Qassimi.
Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi (سلطان سعود القاسمي) is an Emirati columnist and researcher on social, political and cultural affairs in the Arab Gulf States whose articles have appeared in The Financial Times, The Independent, The Guardian, The Huffington Post, The New York Times, Foreign Policy, Open Democracy, The National, and The Globe and Mail, as well as other notable publications.
Sultan is currently teaching his course “Politics of Modern Middle Eastern Art” at Brandeis University and has joined the Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) community this semester as Kuwait Foundation Visiting Scholar with the Middle East Initiative at the Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs.
Two of his Online Cultural Al Majlis, Al Qassemi were dedicated to interviewing our artists Samira Badran and Hanaa Malallah.
It is noteworthy that Barjeel Art Foundation was a co-sponsor of the book “This green is Not Green” co-published by Artzotic