Vayu-Vata

Vayu-Vata

Gabriel Lester
2013

Vayu-Vata is part of an ongoing series of artworks by Gabriel Lester that transpose theatrical and cinematic language into architecture, installation, music, film collage, performance and photography.

sound cells: FRIDAYS

sound cells: FRIDAYS

Magdi Mostafa
2010

sound cells : FRIDAYS, the second installation in Magdi Mostafa’s '(sound cells)' series, is an abstract evocation of the artist’s Cairo neighbourhood, Ardellawa, as heard on Fridays – a day of prayer, but also a day of household chores and cleaning.

Composition

Composition

Shiro Takatani
2013

A fog sculpture in a courtyard, composition invites bright sunlight to mingle in a mystical, cloudlike space.

Conspiracy Exceeds Consumption

Conspiracy Exceeds Consumption

Mohamed Abdelkarim
2012

The video and the book tell three stories inspired by his daily life, describing alleged conspiracies and attempting to draw in the viewer.

Saudi Automobile

Saudi Automobile

Sarah Abu Abdallah
2011

In this video, Sarah Abu Abdallah is seen painting the shell of a wrecked car with light pink paint, a gesture of defiance against Saudi Arabia’s prohibition on women drivers, which makes mobility the exclusive privilege of men.

Heritages

Heritages

Saâdane Afif
2013

The title of this project is Heritages; the plural form underlines the different layers present, since the project materialises a bridge between tradition and modernity in the context of the United Arab Emirates today.

Desert of Pharan/Room with a View

Desert of Pharan/Room with a View

Ahmed Mater
2011—2013

Desert of Pharan documents the rapid development of Islam’s holiest city, takes its title from the ancient name of the region surrounding Makkah (Mecca).

Mabini Art Project: 100 Paintings

Mabini Art Project: 100 Paintings

Alfredo Aquilizan and Isabel Aquilizan
2011

Mabini art is a genre of conservative Filipino landscape painting associated with lowbrow commercial galleries that cater to the tourist market.

The Sovereign Forest

The Sovereign Forest

Amar Kanwar
2012

The Sovereign Forest attempts to reopen discussion and initiate a creative response to our understanding of crime, politics, human rights and ecology.

Lunda Bazaar (Secondhand Clothing Market)

Lunda Bazaar (Secondhand Clothing Market)

Basir Mahmood
2010

This study of the secondhand-clothing market in Lahore reveals the transformation that occurs when a garment moves from one body to another, and from one culture to another, in a process of memory and change.

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