Recent Activities
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The Bohen Foundation has been involved with a number of projects, workshops and publications that bring new approaches to archiving, historical writing and research, and contemporary memory. They include:

“The Life of the Project: Notes on Funding for Contemporary Art”
Series of essays by Kaelen Wilson-Goldie taking the Middle East as a case study to delve into the different mechanisms for arts funding that have developed since the 1990s

Ashkal Alwan, The Lebanese Association for Plastic Arts, Beirut
—Home Workspace Program scholarship for emerging artists to participate in 10-month residency program
—Workshop conducted by pad.ma at Home Works V, the multidisciplinary platform for research and exchange on cultural practices in the region and beyond

Bidoun, New York
Contemporary arts and culture publication covering the Middle East and its artists around the world

History of Arab Modernities in the Visual Arts, Beirut
Six-year project to create an archive of the history of modern art in the Arab world that will be accessible to the public

pad.ma, Mumbai and Berlin
Public-access online archival project, centered around video as a medium of documentation, collection, debate and exchange

Townhouse Gallery, Cairo
International symposium on preserving modern and contemporary art histories, particularly those insufficiently documented or underrepresented