Amal Kenawy: Frozen Memory
16.5 x 11.5 cm
English and Arabic
70 pages, 25 visuals
Published by Sharjah Art Foundation, 2018
This exhibition booklet is a record of Sharjah Art Foundation’s retrospective exhibition of the work of artist Amal Kenawy (1974-2012), curated by Hoor Al Qasimi, Director of Sharjah Art Foundation, in collaboration with Darat al Funun – The Khalid Shoman Foundation, Amman. The exhibition brings together a full range of the artist’s oeuvre – ranging from animation, painting, drawing, sketches and journals to video works, and include works such as Silence of the Sheep (2009), The Purple Artificial Forest (2005) and The Room (2004), as well as lesser-known early works, such as Frozen Memory (2002) – exploring political, social and feminist issues, primarily in Egypt.