Aissa Deebi is a Palestinian artist and a scholar who lives between Switzerland and the USA. His early work investigated the complexity of daily practices in post 1948 Palestine. Later, his work tackled issues of immigration and alienation, where he produced a body of works that interrogate the complex phenomena of cultural-migration in Diaspora reality. Deebi held several positions teaching art and design at various institutions, including the Winchester School of Art, University of Southampton (UK), Centro de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey Design (Mexico) and Chulalongkorn University (Thailand). In 2010, he joined the American University in Cairo, where he founded the Visual Cultures Program and served as director of the program and the Sharjah Gallery. He is currently Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Art and Design, College of the Arts, Montclair State University (USA).
Dead Lands: Aissa Deebi and Rotem Rozental, Conversation and Book Launch Thursday, April 21, 2016 6:308pm ICI Curatorial Hub 401 Broadway, Suite 1620 FREE and open to the public In conjunction with the exhibition Dead Lands: Karkaot Mawat, on view at NurtureArt, CI alumna Rotem Rozental speaks with artist Aissa Deebi. This conversation begins with […]read more »