Art Dubai 2009

BIDOUN VIDEO LOUNGE

Bidoun Video Lounge Art Dubai 2009Bidoun Lounge during set-up, photo by Katrin Greiling

Bidoun Video Lounge Art Dubai 2009
Basim Magdy, Maybe There is a Message, 2008, video on DVD, 6 min. 55 sec.

Bidoun once again hosted the video lounge, a space for video, talks and performances. The lounge was co-designed by Traffic, with typography by the Khatt Foundation, and kindly supported by the Emirates Foundation. Programs included FLOWERS (curated by Bidoun), ME AND HER AND OUR PUNCTUATION MARKS (curated by Christine Tohme), and THE MESSAGE (curated by Sylvia Kouvali).

YTO BARRADA AT BASTAKIYA

Bidoun Video Lounge Art Dubai 2009
Yto Barrada, The Magician, 2003, Video, 18 min.

Bidoun Projects presented a screening of Yto Barrada’s 2003 film The Magician at the Bastakiya Art Fair.


THE INHABITANTS OF IMAGES: RABIH MROUE

Bidoun Video Lounge Art Dubai 2009

Bidoun Video Lounge Art Dubai 2009
Photos by Katrin Greiling

The Inhabitants of Images, a new performance by the celebrated artist/actor Rabih MrouƩ, co-produced by Bidoun, Ashkal Alwan and Tanzquartier Wien, was presented in the Bidoun Lounge.

FLOWERS POSTERS

Bidoun Video Lounge Art Dubai 2009 Bidoun Video Lounge Art Dubai 2009 Bidoun Video Lounge Art Dubai 2009

Limited edition FLOWERS posters by Yto Barrada, Babak Radboy and Shirana Shahbazi, commissioned by Bidoun and co-produced with the Dubai-based boutique S*uce.

BIDOUN PARTY!

Bidoun Video Lounge Art Dubai 2009

Bidoun Video Lounge Art Dubai 2009

Bidoun and The Third Line hosted a celebration of Sharjah Biennial 9 and Art Dubai week 2009 at the Golf Park at the Hyatt Regency Dubai, featuring Un-drum / strategies of surviving noise, a sound performance by Tarek Atoui (produced by Sharjah Biennial 9).