Catalina Swinburn at Art Basel Cities Buenos Aires

04 November 2017

Catalina Swinburn Fissures Workshop Experience Art Basel Cities Buenos Aires Buenos Aires, Argentina Nationalism requires the elaboration of a real or invented remote past. This workshop considers how archaeological data are manipulated for nationalist purposes, and it discusses the relationship of archaeology to nation-building. The Art Basel Cities Exchange facilitates professional collaborations, supports cultural opportunities, […]

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Maha Malluh at the Louvre Abu Dhabi

11 November 2017

Louvre Abu Dhabi I Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates   Described as a ‘new world museum of the 21st century’, Louvre Abu Dhabi aims to redefine the traditional museum experience by deconstructing traditional perspectives of art history, and building a narrative that finds commonality across cultures — instead of the accepted format of museology, in which […]

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Farah Khelil I Nous Ne Sommes Pas le Nombre Que Nous Croyons Être

02 February 2018 - 03 February 2018

Nous Ne Sommes Pas le Nombre Que Nous Croyons Être Farah Khelil Cité Internationale des Arts I Paris, France Event Dates | 02.02 to 03.02.18 Curated by Mélanie Bouteloup, Bétonsalon This event will bring together hundreds of artists, researchers and working groups from a wide variety of geographical and disciplinary horizons around an unprecedented, continuous experience […]

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Carte Blanche to Ismaïl Bahri at Cyclorama Studio (Lyon)

22 February 2018

Projection Carte Blanche À Ismaïl Bahri Ismaïl Bahri Cyclorama Studio I Lyon, France Event date I 22.02.18   In search of unpredictability and astonishment, Ismaïl Bahri likes to confront the things that exceed him (wind, storm, fire…). He fashions his images and strives to invite a form of chance in the act of filming. His camera accompanies […]

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THE SHOW HAS A LONG TITLE THAT I DON’T RECALL ANYMORE. PASCAL HACHEM

09 December 2017

© Copyright 2017 ArtAsiaPacific. Ned Carter Miles The surface of a thing, by definition, is always the part of it that we see. It is the outermost layer that defines our idea of an object in both sight and memory; when we record or represent things remembered, we also often do so on a surface—paper, a […]

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Pascal Hachem at The Mosaic Rooms

17 November 2017

© Copyright 2017 contemporary art society. Ali MacGilp There are two solo exhibitions in London that you may have overlooked during the Frieze frenzy that are closing soon, Fatma Bucak at Pi Artworks and Pascal Hachem at The Mosaic Rooms. I would urge you to see both. Both artists reflect poetically on the current political […]

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Ismaïl Bahri. Avec Affection (FR)

27 October 2017

© Copyright 2017 Zérodeux. Raphael Brunel Si on associe généralement le travail d’Ismaïl Bahri à une forme de lenteur, à une quasi immobilité, ses œuvres, principalement vidéo, ne cessent toutefois d’être prises dans des logiques de flux. Certes le rythme peut paraître atone ou suspendu mais il y a toujours mouvement. Cette cadence semble justement propice […]

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Lebanese artist Pascal Hachem transforms everyday objects into unexpected artworks

12 September 2017

© Copyright 2017 Creative Boom. Katy Cowan In this new body of work, Lebanese artist and designer Pascal Hachem explores his experiences of his home city of Beirut by transforming everyday domestic objects into unexpected works of art. He poses the question, when faced with life in a city of both daily instability and overwhelming fragmentation […]

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Martin Herbert’s pick of exhibitions to see this October

12 October 2017

© Copyright 2017 ArtReview. Martin Herbert Pascal Hachem, The Mosaic Rooms, London, through 2 December Pascal Hachem’s show at The Mosaic Rooms, the nonprofit showcase (in London’s Kensington) for art from the Arab world, comes wrapped in what might seem at first blush like a glib, paradoxical, even non-title, The show has a long title […]

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