PhD outreach

Peer-reviewed journals publications:

  • Catà Marlès, P. (2018) “Towards the post-Digital in the Humanities? NACMM and Platform HARAKAT as case studies”. In: Nuria Rodríguez-Ortega (coord.). “Digital Humanities: societies, politicies and knowledge”. Published at the peer-reviewed journal Artnodes. No. 22: 25-35. UOC. [online] Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.7238/a.v0i22.3219 [Accessed: 16 August 2020]

  • Catà Marlès, P. (2018) “Towards the post-Digital in the Humanities? NACMM and Platform HARAKAT as case studies”. In: International Opportunities in the Arts. Mary Sherman (Ed.) Published by Vernon Press [online] Available at: https://vernonpress.com/book/471 [Accessed: 16 August 2020]

  • Catà Marlès, P. (2017) “Rethinking de-colonial dualism”. In: Maria Iñigo (coord.). “¿Es posible descolonizar las metodologías occidentales? El Sur como motor”. Published at the peer-reviewed journal #Re-visiones No. 7. UOC. [online] Available at: https://re.public.polimi.it/retrieve/handle/11311/1039705/247093/Re-visiones.pdf [Accessed: 16 August 2020]

Other publications:

  • As part of ‘Building the Future’ (2018) NACMM was selected as one of the projects that had an impact on cultural transformation in the MENA region in the period spanning 2011 to 2017. The online publication was a joint production of the German Commission for UNESCO, European Cultural Foundation, Racines and Ettijahat – Independent Culture.

  • Together with an interview with its coordinators (Francesca Masoero and Pau Catà), NACMM was also part of the ‘MAHATTAT SouthMed CV – Communities of Practice for the Public Value of Culture in the Southern Mediterranean’ (2018) published by SouthMed CV.

  • NACMM and Platform HARAKAt were also featured as part of the catalogue of SWAB: Barcelona International Art Fair 2016 and 2017 editions.

  • Publication of ‘Detours’ (2017) as the final outcome of Platform HARAKAT project The Art of Getting Lost funded by Tandem Shaml.

  • Publication of ‘Beyond Qafila Thania: Walking as immediate and preterit empathy’ (2017) as part of Interartive issue 100 Walking Art / Walking Aesthetics. [online] Available at: https://walkingart.interartive.org/2018/12/Beyond-Qafila-Thania [Accessed: 16 August 2020]

Presentations and conferences:

  • Presentation of NACMM at the TransCultural Exchange's 2016 International Conference on Opportunities in the Arts: Expanding Worlds in Boston (U.S.A) in February 2016.

  • Presentation of Platform HARAKAT at the TransCultural Exchange's 2018 International Conference on Opportunities in the Arts: Exploring New Horizons in Quebec City (Canada) in February 2018.

  • Presentation of Platform HARAKAT and KIBRIT as part of the program Africa. What is Africa? in Es Baluard Centre d’Art Modern Contemporani de Palma in April 2018. [online] Available at: https://www.esbaluard.org/en/presentacion-los-proyectos-platform-harakat-kibrit/ [Accessed: 16 August 2020]

  • Presentation of ‘Beyond Qafila Thania’ at Trading Places? Empathy in Material Culture and Critical Methodologies Conference organized by the Centre for Cultural, Literary and Postcolonial Studies (CCLPS) at SOAS, London in June 2018. [online] Available at: https://www.soas.ac.uk/cclps/events/18jun2018-trading-places-empathy-in-material-culture-and-critical-methodologies.html [Accessed: 16 August 2020]

  • NACMM Round table ‘Performing Mobilities’ as part of Fira B in Palma de Mallorca invited by IRLL – Institut Ramon Llull. As part of the round table, NACMM invited the coordinators of Le18 (Marrakech, Morocco), Space Darja (Casablanca, Morocco) and Hammana Artist House (Hammana, Lebanon). September 2018.

Awards and grants:

  • 2016 - 2019 SGSAH AHRC Award.

  • 2016 - 2019 Edinburgh College of Art Research Award.

  • Study Visit Home or Overseas Grant – AHRC (2016)

  • SGSAH Student Development Fund (2016)

  • TANDEM Shaml Grant (2016)

  • SGSAH Student Development Fund (2017)

  • ERASMUS+ grant exchange for a 9-month research traineeship at UOC: Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (January - September 2019).

  • Awarded The Darat al Funun Dissertation Fellowship for Modern and Contemporary Arab Art the 4-month residency (November 2019 – April 2020) in Amman, Jordan.

Artistic and Research residencies:

  • Research residency at Les Glycines in Algiers (Algeria) February 2017

  • Research visit at the CCSD - Cultural Center of Documentation of the Sahara in Ghardaia (Algeria) March 2017

  • Research visit at Art Rue in Tunis (Tunisia) April 2017

  • Research residency at Le18 in Marrakech (Morocco) November 2017

  • Research residency at Darat al Funun in Amman (Jordan) November 2019 - March 2020.

Exhibitions and curatorial practice:

  • Final event of the Transformer network in Valletta (Malta) May 2018.

  • Exhibition of Platform HARAKAT and KIBRIT as part of the program Africa. What is Africa? in Es Baluard Centre d’Art Modern Contemporani de Palma in April 2018. [online] Available at: https://www.esbaluard.org/en/presentacion-los-proyectos-platform-harakat-kibrit/ [Accessed: 16 August 2020]

  • Beyond Qafila Thania intervention within the In-between Wells _ Reloaded exhibition at Le18, Marrakech, November 2017

  • SWAB Barcelona International Art Fair 2017 Focus Mediterrania: KIBRIT and Platform HARAKAT.

  • SWAB Barcelona International Art Fair 2016 Focus Maghreb: NACMM.

  • Kibrit_NACMM Final event in Jiser Reflexions Mediterrànies in Barcelona, June 2018.