I LOVE EGYPT
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.
Iman Issa’s work has explored the contemporary relevance of objects, ideas and modes of communication that seemingly belong to another time.
There is an informal, naive quality to the photographs from Rika Noguchi’s series In the Desert.
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.