Artists Talk: Shift
1/07/17 12:00 pmFree
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Join the three artists featured in Shift to discuss their debut exhibition at The Mosaic Rooms and their artistic practice. The visiting artists Zahrah Al-Ghamdi, Dana Awartani and Reem Al-Nasser will be in conversation with Vassilis Oikonomopoulos (Tate Modern).
Dana Awartani uses traditional craft techniques to produce contemporary multimedia works. Awartani studied at Central St Martins and The Prince’s School of Traditional Arts. Her work has been exhibited in Saudi Arabia including 21,39 Jeddah (2017), the Venice Biennale (2013), San Francisco (2016) and the Kochi Biennale (2016).
Zahrah Al-Ghamdi is based in Saudi Arabia. Her work explores memory and the past in traditional architecture. Al-Ghamdi’s work has been exhibited in Saudi Arabia including 21,39 (2017) and Dubai (2016). She was awarded her PhD at Coventry University, UK and teaches art at the King Abdulaziz University.
Reem Al-Nasser is from Jizan in Saudi Arabia. Her work is informed by personal experience and close observation of the themes of movement and mobility and cultural change. She has exhibited in Saudi Arabia including at 21,39 (2017).