Hiba Kalache, Selective Memory, 2012
Ink, aquarelle & acrylic lacquer on paper, diptych 1/2
73 × 103 cm
Join us on Wednesday, November 27th at 5:30pm in the Project Space for the opening reception for Go Back to Move Forward.
This exhibition presents artworks by thirteen artists who grapple with an unsettling past, a turbulent present, and an imagined future. These artists navigate the socio-political landscapes of the Arab world and reimagine reality through collective memory.
Student Curators: Ward, Alya Alawadhi, Fatema AlNuaimi, Fatima Al Kindi, Hessa Al Nuaimi, Roudha AlShehhi, Sara AlZaabi, Nada Ammagui, Lee Hyun Choi, Bernice delos Reyes, Diego Arias García, Dahee Kim, Cristalina Parra Nuñez, Anita Shishani, Insun Woo.
With special thanks to H.E. Dr. Zaki Nusseibeh, Professor Salwa Mikdadi, the NYUAD Art Gallery Team, and all those who recorded their responses to the artwork.
"Go Back to Move Forward" presents artworks by fourteen artists who grapple with an unsettling past, a turbulent present, and an imagined future. These artists navigate the socio-political landscapes of the Arab world and reimagine reality through collective memory.
The NYUAD Art Gallery presents "The Sovereign Forest" in a groundbreaking collaboration with Ishara Art Foundation which hosts Kanwar’s solo project "Such a Morning" from January 20 – May 20, 2020.
Curated by Emirati arts researcher Nasser Abdullah, "Intimaa: Belonging" will feature new commissions by UAE-based emerging artists who question their place in an era of globalization and how society has formed a unified existence that can be referred to as a ‘universal identity’