Compromised of 121 iron scaffolding pipes from Sharjah, one of which created by a Syrian weaver in the city is completely covered in red wool thread.
When I first came across a picture of Leonardo da Vinci’s Last Supper, I noticed how much it resembles the Islamic breaking of the fast – known as Iftar in Arabic – during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.
Infinite Rock is a disturbing caesura in the absolute brightness of the Arabian urban fabric: a dark volume that absorbs all light, creating a visual current that draws in the visitor.
Gulnara Kasmalieva and Muratbek Djumaliev
In their collaboratively-produced video installations, Muratbek Djumaliev and Gulnara Kasmalieva explore the contemporary political and economic realities of former Soviet States such as their homeland of Kyrgyzstan.