Charlotte Bank Projects

Selected publications:

 

Academic journals:

Calling things by their real names: Anonymous artistic production and the Syrian uprising, Fusion Journal Issue 9, Anonymous: The Void in Visual Culture, Fall 2016, http://www.fusion-journal.com/issue/009-anonymous-the-void-in-visual-culture/calling-things-by-their-real-names-anonymity-and-artistic-online-production-during-the-syrian-uprising/

Veiled Visuality. Video Art in Syria, ISIM Review, Fall 2008, https://openaccess.leidenuniv.nl/handle/1887/17270

 

Chapters in books and edited volumes: 

Translating Commitment. Some Thoughts on Critical Artistic Production in the Arab World, in Jelle Bouwhuis (ed.): Furthering, nurturing and futuring Global Art Histories?, Kunstlicht Vol. 39, 2018, no. 1, Spring 2018 

Painting as critique: Oil painting as a site for social and political negotiation in Syria, in: Silvia Naef and Elahe Helbig (eds.): Worlds of Islam, Asiatische Studien / Études Asiatiques (ASI) Volume 70, Issue 4, 2016, pp. 1285 - 1306

The Art of Persuasion. Posters of the Anonymous Syrian Artist Collective Alshaab alsori aref tarekh, in: Syria Speaks. Art and Culture from the Frontline, edited by Malu Halasa, Zaher Omareen and Nawara Mahfoud, London: Saqi Books 2014, pp. 66 – 83

 

Essays in exhibition catalogues:

Perpetual Metamorphosis. The Paintings of Marwan, in Berlin: Galerie Haas 2018, pp. 13 – 14

Wandering Witness, in Mario Rizzi. Bare Lives, Berlin: Archive Books 2017, pp. 56 – 59 

Precarious Life. The Photography of Mohamed Badarne, in: Come Back Safely. Mohamad Badarne, Berlin: European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights e.V., 2016, pp. 85 – 87

Marwan. Topographies of the Soul, in: Marwan Qassab Bachi. Topographies of the Soul, Sharjah: Barjeel Art Foundation, 2014, pp. 1 – 3

Whose Contemporaneity?, in: Errors Allowed, Mediterranea 16 – Young Artists Biennial Ancona 2013, Macerata: Quodlibet 2013, pp. 130 – 137 (co-authoured with Delphine Leccas)

Open Secrets. Contemporary art in Syria, in: After the Rage, Athens 2011(unpaginated)

Still Lives – still alive, in: Mohammad Said Baalbaki, exhibition catalogue, Damascus: Rafia Gallery, 2010 (unpaginated)

 

Art journals

"There is no Syrian Cinema”. Syrian Filmmakers Since the Civil War, Sight and Sound Magazine 08/2017,  http://www.bfi.org.uk/news-opinion/sight-sound-magazine/features/syrian-filmmaking-act-resistance

Kunst im Kreuzfeuer. Syrische KünstlerInnen drei Jahre nach Beginn der Revolte, Springerin Summer 2014, pp. 22 – 25

Von der Notwendigkeit des schnellen Agierens. Die syrische Online-Videoszene und ihr Engagement für eine neue Zivilgesellschaft, Springerin, Summer 2012, pp. 14 – 15

Grenzgänge. Beispiele künstlerischen Arbeitens über Exil und Entwurzelung, Springerin Summer 2011, pp. 54 – 57

Am Anfang war die Schrift. Multimediainstallation des Künstlers Salah Saouli, Springerin, Summer 2010, p. 13

hSteve Sabella: „In Exile“, Nafas Kunstmagazin, July 2010, http://u-in-u.com/en/nafas/articles/2010/steve-sabella/

Junge Kunst in Syrien. Eine Bestandaufnahme, Springerin, Fall 2009, pp. 54 – 57 

Damaszener Frühling, Nafas Kunstmagazin, July 2007, http://u-in-u.com/de/nafas/articles/2007/damaszener-fruehling/

 

Online cultural journalism

Vom Leben gezeichnet. Syrisches Kunstprojekt Cutting Away the Void, Qantara e-magazine, December 2014, https://de.qantara.de/inhalt/syrisches-kunstprojekt-cutting-away-the-void-vom-leben-gezeichnet

Zwischen Traum und Trauma. Mohamad Malas’ Film “Ladder to Damascus”, Qantara e-magazine, March 2014, https://de.qantara.de/inhalt/mohammad-malas-film-ladder-to-damascus-zwischen-traum-und-trauma

Ein Mosaikstein des Kollektiven Gedächtnisses. Salah Saouli: The Days of the Blue Bat, Qantara e-magazine, May 2013, https://de.qantara.de/content/salah-saouli-days-blue-bat-ein-mosaikstein-des-kollektiven-gedachtnisses

Im Spannungsfeld zwischen Kunst und Aktivismus. „Bewegte Bilder“ – syrische Kurzfilme und Videos, Qantara e-magazine, November 2012, https://de.qantara.de/content/bewegte-bilder-syrische-kurzfilme-und-videos-im-spannungsfeld-zwischen-kunst-und-aktivismu-0

Jagd auf unbequeme Kulturschaffende, Qantara e-magazine, August 2012, http://de.qantara.de/content/vermisst-syriens-filmproduzent-orwa-nyrabia-jagd-auf-unbequeme-kulturschaffende

Gegen den Strich. Arabische Comic-Szene, Qantara e-magazine, July 2012, https://de.qantara.de/content/arabische-comic-szene-gegen-den-strich

Kreatives Erwachen. Kunst und Widerstand in Syrien, Qantara e-magazine, March 2012, https://de.qantara.de/inhalt/kunst-und-widerstand-in-syrien-kreatives-erwachen

Die Kunst des doppelten Bodens, Qantara e-magazine, September 2011, https://de.qantara.de/inhalt/syrische-kuenstler-zwischen-zensur-und-kritik-die-kunst-des-doppelten-bodens 

Wind des Wandels, Qantara e-magazine, August 2011, https://de.qantara.de/content/junge-arabische-kunstler-und-sozialer-protest-wind-des-wandels

Wide Field of Vision, The Majalla, November 2010, http://eng.majalla.com/2010/11/article55192713/wide-field-of-vision

Mapping Paradise. Damascus as seen by Contemporary Syrian Artists, The Majalla, October 2010, http://eng.majalla.com/2010/10/article55165707/mapping-paradise

Fragmente der Erinnerung, Qantara e-magazine, May 2010, https://de.qantara.de/inhalt/contemparabia-2010-in-beirut-fragmente-der-erinnerung

Leaving the Cultural Backyard. Experimental Art in Damascus, Qantara e-magazine, July 2009, https://en.qantara.de/content/experimental-art-in-damascus-leaving-the-cultural-backyard

 

 

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