A series telling the story of Jordan's art galleries; how they were founded, why they were founded, as well as their hopes for the future.

The film starts with one of the most beautiful destinations in Jordan, and one of the most interesting contemporary art galleries in the Middle East: Darat Al Funun.

Director Eline Van Der Vlist talks about the history of Darat Al Funun, and its role in the region @ 00.44

Sameh Hijawi co-founder of Makan Art Space talks about the Makan residency program, conceptual art, and a new generation of artists @2.16

Muna Amareen, Ghalia Bouran, Sarah Hatahet and Sara Rashdan talk about how 'The Studio' is supporting emerging and aspirational artists, and working with friends @3.09

For the final segment Barbara Rowell founder of Jacaranda Gallery talks about the internationalisation of art in Jordan, the importance of prints, and the joys and frustrations of being a gallerist in Jordan's capital @4.59

Published by q0de.com
Filmed by Mais Salman & Zaid Baqaeen.

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