Kassel, Germany – The Reading Room by Rasheed Araeen
10 June – 17 September 2017, Neue Neue Galerie
Part of documenta 14, The Reading Room is a public exhibition by Rasheed Araeen that showcases a setup of steel and glass tables alongside wooden stools as a space for individuals to read copies of the Third Text – a journal with Rasheed Araeen as the founding editor that acts a global forum for critique and decolonizing culture.
Athens, Greece – Shamiyaana – Food for Thought: Thought for Change by Rasheed Araeen
8 April – 31 May 2017: Cooking and Eating, Kotzia Square, 1 – 2:30 pm, 3 – 4:30 pm
1 June – 16 July 2017: Cooking and Eating, Kotzia Square, 6 – 7:30 pm, 8 – 9:30 pm
documenta 14‘s inaugural day in Athens saw “Shamiyaana – Food for Thought: Thought for Change“, a public exhibition by Rasheed Araeen in the Kotzia Square. From 8 April to 16 July, under colorful canopies inspired by the shamiana (a Pakistani traditional wedding tent) Araeen invites people to sit together and enjoy a meal based on recipes from around the Mediterranean, which have been cooked in collaboration with Organization Earth.