Nadia Al Issa Christidi – Skype Talk – Amorphophallus Titanum

On March 14th, Tuesday between 5.30 – 7 pm artist and researcher Nadia Al Issa Christidi will have a Skype lecture titled “Death in Nature, Art in War: Amorphophallus Titanum and Combat Scents” as part of the “On Botany” exhibition’s seminar program.

The talk will be held in English.

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**Nadia Al Issa / Christidi is a Syrian, Palestinian, and Greek researcher, writer, and arts practitioner based in Cambridge, MA. She has exhibited Untitled (8 km – A Tribute to Danis Tanović) (2011) in Beirut Art Center’s Exposure 2011 and B is for Botany as I is for Identity and Cultivating Exile (2015) in Apricots from Damascus at SALT Galata, Istanbul and Outside the Sentence There was a City at SALT Ulus, Ankara. Nadia holds a BA in History of Art from Bryn Mawr College, Pennsylvania (2006) and an MA in Historical Studies from the New School for Social Research, New York (2015). She is currently a PhD student in History, Anthropology, and Science, Technology, and Society at MIT. While previously focused on nationalism, identity, and geo-politically contested spaces, her present work looks at the politicization of nature and the naturalization of politics.