Nicène Kossentini: Evoking Imaginary Spaces (Interview with ContemporaryAnd)

21 March 2014 - 27 July 2014

ContemporaryAnd interviews Tunisian artist Nicène Kossentini, whose art is featured in the exhibition “The Divine Comedy: Heaven, Hell, Purgatory revisited by Contemporary African Artists” at the MMK (Museum of Moderne Kunst)

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Pascal Hachem: Non-Narrative Practices, Curated by Amanda Abi Khalil, Art-Basel Talks, Basel, Switzerland

21 June 2014

The morning Conversations series offers a platform for discussions that allows audiences access to an insider’s point of view. Dynamic dialogs take place between prominent members of the international artworld, each offering their unique perspective on producing, collecting, and exhibiting art. A conversation between three artists, art historian Grégory Buchakjian and curator Amanda Abi Khalil.

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Ariel Orozco: Freedom in Motion, Curated by Jacopo Crivelli Visconti, Fundação Iberê Camargo, Porto Alegre, Brazil

29 May 2014 - 10 August 2014

The Ibre Camargo Foundation presents, from May 29, the exhibition Freedom in Motion.The show addresses the role of walking in contemporary artistic practice with its multiple ramifications and possibilities and brings Porto Alegre works of celebrated names such as Joseph Beuys, Francis Alÿs, Richard Long, Dennis Oppenheim, Lygia Clark, Artur Barrio and Meireles.

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Ziad Antar: Fluid Form II: Arab Contemporary Art in Seoul, NEMO (Samsung Blue Square) & Busan Museum of Art, Seoul & Busan, South Korea

21 May 2014 - 04 July 2014

Fluid Form II is an ongoing exhibition which commenced in 2010 and is supported by the Korean-Arab Society. The experience and reality of artists from Arab countries and the diaspora is as diverse as it is complex. The issues that the artists confront are not only how to define their work in the context of […]

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Nicene Kossentini | Pascal Hachem | Ziad Antar: Songs of Loss and Songs of Love, Gwangju Museum of Art, South Korea

16 May 2014 - 13 July 2014

The Gwangju Museum of Art was established in 1992 and has been under the management of the Gwangju Biennale Committee ever since the opening of the Biennale Hall in 1995. Songs of Loss and Songs of Love will provide a unique and deep survey of Arab Contemporary art by carefully selecting meaningful artwork by leading […]

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Pascal Hachem: Dak’Art 2014, 11ème Biennale de l’Art Africain Contemporain, Dakar, Senegal

09 May 2014 - 08 June 2014

Dak’Art is the major contemporary art event in Africa and will take place in Dakar, Senegal gathering many selected artists and visual art professionals from Africa and the rest of the globe. The main categories to be found are Art Professions, International Exhibition of Sixty One African and Diaspora artists, Guest Artists, Sculpture Exhibition, Tributes, […]

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Maha Malluh: Hajj, le Pelerinage a la Mecque, Curated by Fahad Abdulkareem, Library of King Abdulaziz, and Omar Saghi, Institut du Monde Arabe, Paris

23 April 2014 - 10 August 2014

Hajj or pilgrimage to Mecca is one of the five pillars of Islam. Hajj must be done on a specific date in the month of Dhu al-Hijjah of the lunar calendar of Islam, but the Umra (minor pilgrimage) can be accomplished throughout the year. Since the introduction of Islam, the Hajj is an occasion for […]

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Nicene Kossentini : Recreational Purpose, Bahrain National Museum, Bahrain

13 April 2014 - 15 August 2014

Nicéne Kossentini participates in the group show Recreational Purpose, a group photography exhibition commissioned by Bahrain National Museum on the occasion of Manama’s Capital of Arab Tourism 2013. Six photographers from across the Arab World were invited to Bahrain for a short-term residency to work. The exhibition offers eleven personal and subjective readings of the […]

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Rula Halawani: Lost in Landscape, Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, Rovereto

05 April 2014 - 31 August 2014

The Mart presents a major exhibition dedicated to contemporary landscape and its many meanings: space, environment, territory, the place in which one lives and which one leaves. The natural landscape and the urban landscape. The exhibition, curated by Gerardo Mosquera, tackles the subject through the works of over sixty artists from around the world, many […]

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Nicene Kossentini: The Divine Comedy: Heaven, Hell, Purgatory, MMK Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt

21 March 2014 - 27 July 2014

The Divine Comedy: Heaven and Hell, Purgatory (revisited by Contemporary African Artists) the MMK will serve as a stage for Dante’s Divine Comedy on 4,500 square meters of exhibition space. In this early 14th century epic, which combines central notions of Christianity and religious concepts of antiquity, the Italian poet Dante Alighieri (1265-1321) explores theological, […]

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