The Arabic Electronic Literature conference at Dubai included the first e-lit performances in the Arab World. Many Arabic and Western e-lit pieces were featured by Phillipe Bootz from France, Jeneen Naji from Ireland, Mohamed Habibi from Saudi Arabia, John Barber from the USA, Serge Bouchardon from France, Dene Grigar from the USA. Advertisements
The first e-lit exhibit in the Arab World was held on Feb. 26, 2018, under the title “ELEKTRONIYA,” as a part of the Arabic Electronic Literature Conference at Dubai. The exhibit featured many Arabic and Western e-lit pieces and was attended by many scholars and artists such as Katherine Hayles.
On Feb. 24, 2018, Reham Hosny, Dene Grigar and John Barber collaborated in presenting “Hacking Electronic Literature,” the first workshop in the Arab World on the authoring software used in e-lit. This workshop was a good chance for Arab scholars and artists to have new perspectives on the latest programs and genres of e-lit in … More “Hacking Electronic Literature”: The First E-Lit Workshop in the Arab World
The first international conference on Arabic e-lit was held under the title “Arabic Electronic Literature: New Horizons and Global Perspectives” at RIT Dubai, 25-27 Feb. 2018. The conference was held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA), the regulatory body for Dubai Silicon … More The First International Conference on Arabic E-Lit was Held at RIT Dubai, 25-27 Feb. 2018