FOLIO by Alserkal

FOLIO by Alserkal

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FOLIO is a podcast by Alserkal Avenue about arts and culture in the MENASA region. We speak to gallerists, artists, collectors, and curators to document the incredible growth and development of the region's contemporary art scene.

Majlis Talk: What is the role of the artist in society?
31min 4sec left
In the context of shifting definitions surrounding the role that the artist plays in nation building and place-making, Stephen Hobbs (Director of Johannesburg’s The Trinity Session) and Laila Binbrek ...
Soothing the Soothsayers
21min 4sec left
On this episode of the FOLIO podcast, we investigate the obsessive need to soothsay.
Reflect & Reconnect: Ramadan at Alserkal Avenue
15min 48sec left
Ramadan Kareem. Pause, reflect, and reconnect. As part of Alserkal’s annual thematic on Maintenance, Ramadan at Alserkal Avenue encourages us to shift our focus towards discourses around maintenance, ...
Humanity as Refuge, Part II
15min 37sec left
The exhibition Fabric(ated) Fractures explored the complexities of sensitive spaces, a testament to human fortitude in the face of violence.
Humanity as Refuge, Part I
12min 46sec left
The exhibition Fabric(ated) Fractures explored the complexities of sensitive spaces, a testament to human fortitude in the face of violence.
Architecture Meets Nature: While We Wait
29min 34sec left
‘While We Wait’ is a stunning sculptural installation, constructed by quarried Palestinian stone in a tall, vertical structure of interlocking stone pieces. Crafted via a combination of ancient and cu ...
A Force to Reckon With | Manal AlDowayan
28min 2sec left
Manal AlDowayan is one of Saudi Arabia’s most significant artists. Her impressive body of photography, sculpture, and video works is often on show on the other side of the world, while she is in situ ...
Alserkal Avenue | The First Decade (Part 2)
26min 34sec left
In the second of our special two-part series celebrating the first 10 years of Alserkal Avenue, we meet the founder of the Avenue himself, Abdelmonem Bin Eisa Alserkal, to hear of his vision and ambit ...
Alserkal Avenue | The First Decade (Part 1)
34min 19sec left
Join us in a celebration of Alserkal Avenue's first decade as we meet some of the people who have made the first ten years of Alserkal Avenue a unique success story. In this special two-part edition o ...
Future Legends
32min 10sec left
From spooky foxes, to street-crawling museums, Communist icons to futuristic ghost cities. ADAPT TO SURVIVE: NOTES FROM THE FUTURE takes the unique visions of seven international artists to create a k ...