september, 2021

01sepAll Day12ABED AL KADIRI | OCTOBER 17, 2019 DIARIES OF THE LEBANESE REVOLUTION

Event Details

A solo exhibition of works by Abed Al Kadiri who, in October 2019, hastily cut short his trip to China to return home to Lebanon and join the uprising, when the dream about systemic change was still on the horizon.

In October 2019 when Al Kadiri hastily cut short his trip to China and returned back home to join the uprising, social dreaming and the possibility for thinking systemic change was still on the horizon. Come September 2021 and most, if not all, of this revolutionary fervour has waned and Lebanon has spiralled into a total collapse. Al Kadiri’s series of drawings October 17, 2019. The Lebanese Revolution is therefore a closed historical document, not only chronicling the events of that specific moment, but also commemorating a time of hopeful collective civic revolt that — for now — will not return. As such the drawings can be seen as a diary of a revolution, and at the same time a lamentation of squandered potential. – excerpt from a text by Nat Muller / Independent curator and writer.

The exhibition in Gallery 12 presents the 11 drawings of this series in an attempt to bring back to life the rush, the power, and the drive the Lebanese people had before they fell wounded again.

Courtesy of Galerie Tanit Munich

more

Time

september 1 (Wednesday) - 12 (Sunday)

Location

Cromwell Place - London

4 Cromwell Place, London, SW7 2JE, United Kingdom

Organizer

Galerie Tanit Munich Reisingerstr. 6 | Ground floor, München 80337, Germany

SUBSCRIBE TO OUR NEWSLETTER

selections-arts-logo

SELECTIONS is a platform for the arts, focusing on the Arab World.

Selections editorial presents a quarterly print magazine and weekly online publication with high quality content on all subjects related to Art and Culture. Full of world-leading artworks, exquisite brand imagery, original creative illustrations and insightful written articles.
Selections Viewing Rooms presents carefully curated online art shows aiming not only to shed light on contemporary art executed by living artists, but also for viewers to buy contemporary fine art, prints & multiples, photography, street art and collectibles.
Discover the previous and current shows here.
Cultural Narratives foundation is an extensive collection that is travelling the world by leading established and emerging talents aiming to reflect the culture of the region in their works.

RANDOM READS
NFT

NFT | IRL, THE FIRST NFT PHYSICAL EXHIBITION

Firetti Contemporary and MORROW collective announce NFT|IRL a forthcoming group…

Stephen Peirce, Abundance, 2018. Oil on canvas, 160 x 220 cm. Copyright: B. Atala. Courtesy of Mark Hachem Gallery

LE MOBILIER NATIONAL, PARIS

SELECTIONS delves into the world of acquisitions, exploring what museums…

Margaret Ngigi, Mke Mwema, 2020. Inkjet print on fine art paper, 100% cotton Hahnemuhle, PhotoRag 310gr, 84.1 x 59.4cm

I Exist! Exhibition

Conceived in collaboration between Akka Project and David Krut Projects,…

Essma Imady, Pillar of Salt (2018). A Child’s Weight in Salt, Backpack. Courtesy of artist.

IN THIS MOONLESS BLACK NIGHT: SYRIAN ART AFTER THE UPRISING

By Sueraya Shaheen Curated by New York-based writer and researcher,…

Nedim kufi, Mule Maze, oil on canvas, 300 x 200 cm

NEDIM KUFI AT KELIMAT ART GALLERY

Nedim Kufi’s solo exhibition Words of “Attar” is on view…

Almagul Menlibayeva, Altar of the East/ Center, 2018. Art print on archival paper, 100 x 150 cm. Copyright: Almagul Menlibayeva. Courtesy of Andakulova Gallery

MUSEUM ACQUISITIONS | MOMENTUM WORLDWIDE COLLECTION, BERLIN

SELECTIONS delves into the world of acquisitions, exploring what museums…

september 2021

05marAll Day26sepI AM THE SINGLE WORK ARTIST | HASSAN SHARIF

09marAll Day09octPLASTIC, THE LAST HERO OF THE GREAT STEPPE - THE ART OF SAULE SULEIMENOVA

30mayAll Day15sep