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Homage to Antarah

Art Kuwait City 18 Feb 20 19:00 PM
Homage to Antarah
‘Homage to Antarah’ art exhibition will be held at contemporary art platform, Kuwait from Feb 18 – Mar 18.
Event Location
Shuwaikh Industrial, Block 2, Street 28 Design Center, Kuwait
Kuwait City
Start Time
18 February 2020, 07:00 PM
End Time
18 March 2020, 09:00 PM

Antarah Ibn Shaddad has been immortalized through folk narratives and poems, bestowing on him symbols of heroism for his struggle against slavery and racial discrimination. ‘Homage to Antarah’ exhibition is an embodiment of El Hajj's interpretation of the story of Antarah Ibn Shaddad’s love story

Artist hazem harb combines unframed canvases with canvases of different formats to construct three-dimensional objects. Using the architecture of his sculptural canvases, he then abstracts motifs of Islamic geometry with paint by confronting their forms with one another.

Some of Harb’s solo shows include: ‘The Invisible Landscape & Concrete Futures’ curated by Lara Khaldi, Salsali Private Museum, Dubai, March 2015; Al Baseera, Athr Gallery, Jeddah, 2014; I can imagine you without your home, Etemad Gallery, Dubai, UAE, 2012; Is this your first time in Gaza? The Mosaic Rooms, A.M. Qattan Foundation, London, UK, 2010; Burned Bodies, video installation, Città dell'Altra Economia Rome, Italy, 2008.

He has also participated in numerous international group exhibitions some of which are: Made by War at the National Ethnorgraphic and Pre-historical Museum Luigi Pigorini, Rome, Italy, 2007; All that is Unknown at Al-Ma’mal Art Foundation for Contemporary Art, Jerusalem, Palestine, 2011; A Patch On My Evil Eye The Arab British Centre, London UK, 2010; A View From Inside, FotoFest Houston Biennial, 2014 and Sphere 6, Galleria Continua’s Le Moulin, France, 2013 and 2014. In 2015, he participated in Common Grounds, Museum Villa Stuck, Munich Feb 2015; Politics & The Production of Space: The Written City, curated by Michel Dewilde, Brugge City Hall, Belgium, Apr 2015.

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