21 novembre 2023 | start h 18:30
From Alalakh to Gaza: The Archaeology of Urban Destruction
Talk in lingua inglese
In-ruins residency 2023. Arie Amaya-Akkermans at Museo Archeologico della Sibaritide. Photo courtesy Akshay Mahajan and In-ruins
Arie Amaya-Akkermans is an interdisciplinary practitioner and independent researcher, working on the intersection between contemporary art and archaeology. He has written extensively about contemporary art in the Middle East and his writings have appeared on Hyperallergic, San Francisco Arts Quarterly, the Art Newspaper and he’s a senior writer at The Markaz Review. Previously he has been an expert fellow at IASPIS, moderator in the talks program of Art Basel, guest editor of Arte East Quarterly, and serves as co-editor of Perambulation. Between 2019 and 2022, he curated and co-produced the first contemporary art exhibition at an archaeological museum in Turkey, at Sadberk Hanim Museum, and in 2023 he was a resident of In-Ruins, at the Archaeological Park of Sybaris.