Where are we right now? Is it Near, Middle or Far? Why does it unnerve the West? Why is it sometimes referred to as “the region” (for lack of a better name)? What are its borders and coordinates exactly? Does it have a centre? Centres? Has fuzziness about its borders brought on confusion about what it actually is? Are we still so dis-orient-ed?
Author of What if Latin America Ruled the World? Oscar Guardiola-Rivera hosts a discussion with artists, Slavs & Tatars, assistant professor of Anthropology and Urban Studies at the Pratt Institute of Art and Design, Brooklyn, Uzma Z. Rizvi, and founder of Barjeel Art Foundation, Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi.