Emily Jacir at Arts International

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Date/Time: 12/09/2003 12:00 am

invites you to the first of their fall 2003
NOT AT EAST artist salon series featuring visual artist
Emily Jacir
Reception and Artist presentation: Friday, Sept 12, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Arts International Gallery
251 Park Avenue South (btw. 20th and 21st Sts. ), 5th floor
Originally from Bethlehem, Jacir grew up in Saudi Arabia, went to high school in Rome, Italy (and returned for part of college), received her B.F.A.(Texas) and M.F.A.(Tennessee) in America and then spent several years on the move living in Texas, Palestine, Colorado, France, and New York. She currently lives and works in Ramallah and New York City. Jacir has shown extensively throughout Europe, the Americas and the Middle East. She will be featured at the 8th International Istanbul Biennial in September 2003.
Her video From Texas with Love, 2002, will be on display at Arts International from September 15-19: Gallery hours: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Admission is free but space is limited.
Please RSVP to lwalton@artsinternational.org or (212) 674-9744 ext. 107
Mark your calendars for our forthcoming events featuring:
Award winning Turkish writer, Elif Shafak (Oct. 15)
Lebanese film and video-maker, Ghassan Salhab (Nov. 6)
Not at East is a series of performances, conversations, screenings and readings that is part of Arts International’s Islamic World Arts Initiative supported by the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art and the New York State Council on the Arts. For more information, visit www.artsinternational.org