february, 2021

16febAll Day16marSAMAH SHIHADI AND MICHAEL HALAK | TERRA (UN)FIRMA

Event Details

Tabari Artspace is pleased to announce the dual exhibition of Haifa-based, Palestinian hyperrealists Samah Shihadi and Michael Halak at our Dubai gallery.

Terra Un(firma) was originally intended to be the solo exhibition of Samah Shihadi, scheduled to take place at Cromwell Place in London, October 2020. As with many events and expectations over the previous year we were forced to adapt as London moved into lockdown. As such the exhibition has evolved in unexpected ways, first with a digital showcase and now with a physical exhibition in Dubai which now encompasses a body of work by fellow Haifa-based hyperrealist, Michael Halak.

Samah Shihadi
The body of work produced by Shihadi for Terra Un(firma) is divided into two segments, The Living and The Land, which take the artist’s personal narratives and feminist outlook as a starting point from which to explore issues faced by women, across cultures, in the contemporary moment.

Michael Halak
While Shihadi’s art is often rooted in the past or observe the present through the lens of fantastical-realism Halak’s photo-real paintings are fixed firmly upon the current moment. Halak’s art follows western traditions of realist, illusory painting, but diverges in content which conflates local and global realities. This combination opens up the opportunity for multiple readings of his work and urges the viewer to consider more closely the contents with which they are presented.

Courtesy of Tabari Artspace

more

Virtual Event Details

Event has already taken place!

Time

February 16 (Tuesday) - March 16 (Tuesday)

Location

Tabari Artspace

The Gate Village bldg.3, level 2. DIFC DUBAI. UAE 506759. Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Organizer

Tabari Artspaceinfo@tabariartspace.com The Gate Village bldg.3, level 2. DIFC DUBAI. UAE 506759. Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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

THE JOURNEY, SOLO EXHIBITION OF KHALED ZAKI

“Mount the stallion of love and do not fear the…

photo by Roger Moukarzel

“ONE SEA” BY ROGER MOUKARZEL AT MINA BATROUN

“One Sea” exhibition by Roger Moukarzel is on view at…

Photo by Roger Moukarzel

“BEING ANACHAR BASBOUS”

 In the occasion of the opening of MAB in…

Rabee Kiwan, Untitled, 2021, mixed media on canvas, 130 x 130 cm

BLACK BY RABEE KIWAN

ABOUT THE EXHIBITION The exhibition, titled Black on display recent…

LA COMMEDIA UMANA | MEMENTO MORI 

“Glass, a special material and a part of our daily…

TRANSLATING IMAGES: CONVERSATIONS WITH THE COLLECTIONS OF THE ARAB IMAGE FOUNDATION

The Arab Image Foundation (AIF)’s work is an ever-evolving research…

september 2022

05marAll Day09octFAHD BURKI | DAYDREAMS

14aprAll Day04sepDominique Gonzalez-Foerster | Alienarium 5

18mayAll Day05sepIN THE FOOTSTEPS OF CAI LUN II | SELECTED WORKS ON PAPER