The participants in the Ninth Arab Contemporary Art Conference, which concluded at Yarmouk University, on Saturday, 7/29/2021, under the title “Art and National Identity,” which was organized by the College of Fine Arts at the university over three days, recommended highlighting the role of the arts in consolidating the elements of heritage. cultural and integrating it into creativity.
They called for the need to direct the various media and communication media to play their role in upgrading culture and public taste in broadcasting and disseminating good artistic works through which it is possible to enhance the values ​​of national identity among various groups of society.
They also called for the need to work on developing a comprehensive concept of art education in all educational institutions that teach all disciplines of the arts to be able to face the challenges facing the identity crisis in the twenty-first century, on the grounds that fine arts are more influential in the human psyche than other sciences.
They pointed to the importance of directing public and private institutions that are able to support in all its forms to adopt the young generation of artists who are able to produce works of art that affirm authenticity and enhance the values ​​of national identity in their works, pointing to the need to work on partnership in various fields of arts between researchers, artists and relevant institutions to consolidate the values ​​of The Arab national identity through artworks, conferences and seminars, taking advantage of the modern technologies that are possible in this era.
They also called for the recording, recording and preservation of events experienced by society in various cultural, political and social fields, and their artistic expression to be passed on to future generations with the aim of consolidating the elements of cultural heritage from national and popular symbols and vocabulary, and thus preserving the visual, audio and national heritage.
It is noteworthy that the conference was attended by 60 researchers representing 15 Arab countries.

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