Filwa Nazer : Design Doha Biennale

Filwa Nazer presents " Al Kandara Conversation", two mesh screens featuring hand embroidery, polyester crin and cotton, currently showing Design Doha Biennial Arab Design Now exhibition curated by Rana Beiruti with the support of Qatar Museums.

Al Kandara Conversation is part of her series " The hands want to see, the eyes want to caress'' commissioned  for Saudi Modern exhibition in Jeddah in 2021.

The series take inspiration from the modernist aesthetic of a particular House ' Beit Bainaid' and it respond to the arbitrary superimposition of different elements and styles that occur to a space over time.


Arab Design Now 24 February _ 5th Aug 2024. 


Design Doha is a landmark biennale dedicated to creative innovation. We are here to foster the design culture of the MENA region, and create a space of design excellence in Qatar.


Design Doha will be an elevating movement, serving as a dedicated platform for fostering creativity and design excellence. It provides creatives and institutions with a space to showcase their designs and ideas. This biennale is committed to offering tangible and authentic solutions, showcasing the richness of MENA culture and creativity, while highlighting the exceptional design environment of Qatar on the global stage.


The week-long opening event replete with exhibitions, discussions, and engaging activities focuses on the design scene in the MENA region and its role in global trends. By convening leading voices in design and presenting cutting-edge Design technologies and award-winning creations, we aspire to attract a global audience to the work of local and regional designers.



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