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Serving Abroad Through Their Eyes interview with Joao Silva

Part of the Serving Abroad…Through Their Eyes, a project that joined Art in Embassies and the U.S. Department of Defense for a special photography competition, this video is an interview with Joao Silva describing the beginning of the competition.

Cai Guo-Qiang gunpowder artwork video

Cai Guo-Qiang works with gunpowder to create artwork installed at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing.
Cai Guo-Qiang, Eagle Landing on Pine Branch, 2007, gunpowder on paper mounted on 5 panel screen, image courtesy of the artist.
Margaret Boozer - From this Distance at the U.S. Embassy Djibouti

Margaret Boozer installing at the U.S. Embassy Djibouti

Margaret Boozer at the U.S. Embassy Djibouti constructing and installing her work.

U.S. Ambassador to Ankara art walk through 2011

Ambassador and Dr. Ricciardone on May 26 unveiled an exhibition of American art work loaned to the Embassy as part of the U.S. Department of State’s “Art in Embassies Program.” Ambassador Ricciardone describes his favorite piece in the collection.
Roger Thomas, Autumn Riot, 2010, Kiln formed glass and metals, Courtesy of the artist, Portland, Oregon

Art in Embassies Tour 2011 – Reykjavik residence

This video is a tour of U.S. Ambassador Luis Arreaga’s “Art in Embassies” Reykjavik collection. Collection curator Bob Soppelsa, Senior Curator for the Art in Embassies Program of the U.S. Department of State, is the tour guide for this video.

Dale Chihuly – Palazzo Ducale Tower

Dale Chihuly installation video of Palazzo Ducale Tower – Holy See 2010
Dale Chihuly, Palazzo Ducale Tower, 1996, Glass, Courtesy of the artist, Seattle, Washington; Photography Michael JN Bowles
Underglow by Chris Doyle

Underglow Video

Although falling snow can be beautiful, a sudden snowstorm brought Stockholm to a standstill on February 11, 2011. This development didn’t hinder the opening of American artist Chris Doyle’s new projection piece, ‘Underglow’ at the U.S. Ambassador’s residence. This large-scale video animation, a glowing three dimensional light sculpture, reflects both past and future worlds in […]

A different kind of light Embassy Stockholm installation Video

A collaboration between Art in Embassies, Embassy Stockholm and artwithoutwalls, Ambassador Barzun arranged for artist Chris Doyle to bring one of his video installation pieces to the U.S. Ambassador’s residence in Stockholm for the month of March, as a gift to the Swedish people during the “dark season”

Ramon Camarillo – Raku Firing

American ceramic artist Ramon Camarillo visited Bangladesh November 6-14. His skills and refining techniques in the art of raku and pit-fired vessels are unique. In this video he demonstrates his raku firing technique.

Maya Asante installation in Antananarivo

Artist Maya Asante installing her artwork in Antananarivo, Madagascar.
Maya Asante installing her work in the U.S. Embassy Antananarivo

Betty Woodman art installation in Beijing

Betty Woodman installs her pieces in the new US Embassy in Beijing.

Art in Embassies preview with Ambassador Tuttle in London

Ambassador Tuttle’s Art in Embassies exhibition, a tour of Winfield House.
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Linda Touby in Kuwait

American Artist Abroad participant, Linda Touby, is interviewed by Good Morning Kuwait while on a programming and outreach trip for Art in Embassies.

John Domont in Thailand

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, […]
John Domont during a workshop in Thailand
Nasreen Haroon, Palisade Palms III, 2006, Oil on canvas, Courtesy of the artist, Los Angeles, California

Nasreen Haroon in Algiers

Art in Embassies cultural exchange participant, Nasreen Haroon, participates in a creative mural exercise while on a programming and outreach trip for Art in Embassies.

Mildred Howard in Rabat, Morocco

While in Morocco at the behest of the ART in Embassies Program, American artist Mildred Howard shared her artistic expertise in a slide lecture entitled “Art and the Found Object” with groups of students in Casablanca at the School of Fine Arts as well as Tetouan. Howard also shared her knowledge of contemporary African American […]
Mildred Howard, Island People on Blue Mountain IV, 2012, Color monoprint with collage

Ambassador Nuland to Brussels NATO – 21st Century Women AIE exhibition

Ambassador Nuland to Brussels NATO shares artwork from Art in Embassies.  Her theme for the exhibition was 21st century women in the arts.

Art as Diplomacy 21st Century Challenges Conference 2004

Art as Diplomacy in the 21st Century. Art in Embassies’ 40th anniversary celebration features opening remarks by AIE Director Anne Johnson, Director of the State Department’s Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations General Charles Williams, and U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell.
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