2008 Exchange

Nasreen Haroon

Nasreen Haroon traveled on behalf of Art in Embassies to Algiers, Algeria from November 5 through November 13, 2008. During the visit Nasreen participated in children’s art workshops, she coordinated the painting of a mural at a local NGO for battered women and children. Ms. Haroon also held master classes at the Academy of Fine...
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Peter Bruun

Art in Embassies, partnering with U.S. Embassy in Amman facilitated Peter Bruun’s visit to Amman, Jordan from January 19-24, 2008. Embassy Amman also partnered with a local NGO, Queen Zein Al Sharaf Institute for Development (ZENID), which works with underprivileged communities in Amman and has affiliate centers in different parts of Jordan, to sponsor an...
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John Domont

John Domont’s visit to Thailand on behalf of ART in Embassies was marked by his outreach into Thai society. He lectured, taught and demonstrated throughout the country for ten days from November 17, 2008 to November 26, 2008 at seven universities as well as an Islamic high school. He also held workshops for disabled adults,...
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Xu Bing

Xu Bing accompanied the ART in Embassies team to Beijing to installat the second edition of “Monkeys Grasping for the Moon” in 2008. This complicated installation required a complete reworking as the first edition hangs in one chain. The second edition hangs in four strands and each strand had to be reconfigured. The process was...
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Mari Gardner

Mari Gardner traveled to Mbabane, Swaziland from November 8 to November 22, 2008. During her trip she worked with local orphanages and not-for-profit organizations such as the AIDS Support Center to expose as many different sectors of society to her art as her visit would allow. Her visit particularly benefited the women and children of...
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