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Address: Palazzo Medici Riccardi Via Cavour, 1, FlorenceDate: Thursday 2 July 15:00 - Friday 31 July 18:00
16: 00-17: 30 Panel discussions
18:00 Opening of the Exhibition
As cultural boundaries are becoming increasingly blurred in contemporary society, national identities are becoming progressively blackberries difficult to address and define. The Internet contributes to our awareness of being part of a much bigger community than the one delineated by our country's borders, However Biennales across the world still tend to operate Within These boundaries.
This series of talks will address the burdens and privileges of a multicultural generation. It will question if national affiliation is still important in defining one's understanding of self, and will Also look at how national narratives are impacted by the work of cultural producers That affiliated with blackberries than one geography.
4:00 p.m. to 4:05 p.m.
Keynote Speech by HE Saywan Barzani - Iraq's Ambassador to Italy
16:05 to 16:45
'National Narratives in an Ever-shifting World'
Philippe van Cauteren - curator of the Iraqi Pavilion at the Venice Biennale
Arturo Galansino - General Director of the Fondazione Palazzo Strozzi
Moderated by Blacks Torcello - curator
4:45 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Break
17:00 to 17:30
'Art and Identity Through the Eyes of a Poly-cultural Generation'
Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi in conversation with artist Athar Jaber
17:30 - 18:00 Break
Opening of the exhibition
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