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Róisín Tapponi

Róisín Tapponi is a film curator, writer and academic. She is the founder of Habibi Collective, SHASHA Movies, Independent Iraqi Film Festival and ART WORK magazine, as well as a recipient of a PhD Art History Scholarship at St Andrews University, Fife, Scotland.

Roisin Tapponi looks at how contemporary Arabic filmmakers use thirst to inspire their practices

BY Róisín Tapponi | 08 JUN 22

Ahead of her presentation in the French Pavilion at this year's Venice Biennale, Zineb Sedira speaks with Róisín Tapponi about the influence of Third Worldist cinema and transnational alliances on her practice 

BY Róisín Tapponi | 20 APR 22

At 52 Walker, New York, the artist’s installation sets the stage for a production sans human actors

BY Róisín Tapponi | 04 MAR 22

Recently screening in galleries across southeast UK, videos by artists including Rosa Aiello, Prem Sahib and Metahaven shift our understanding of the domestic and what it means to live locally

BY Róisín Tapponi | 23 JUL 21

In collaboration with a team of neurologists, Abbas Zahedi transformed a cancelled exhibition into a therapeutic space for frontline workers

BY Róisín Tapponi AND Abbas Zahedi | 19 APR 21

In a time of heightened vulnerability, new media lends itself to the Arab diaspora, reconstructing ideals of exit, nationalism and things lost

BY Róisín Tapponi | 04 DEC 20

A joint presentation at Arcadia Missa, London, centres female desire, from Iannone’s erotic (Ta)Rot Pack to Blightman’s sensual Instagram stories

BY Róisín Tapponi | 21 OCT 20