The BA Art Exhibitions and Collections Department is organizing this exhibition in cooperation with Barjeel Art Foundation, Sharjah, UAE. The opening ceremony of the exhibition will include a lecture by Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi, Founder of Barjeel Art Foundation, on politics in modern Arab art. Writer Charbel Dagher will also deliver a lecture titled “Discovering Art and Identity in Hurufiyya”.

Hurufiyya is an artistic trend that aims to create visual art inspired by Arabic calligraphy. The exhibition will showcase a number of hurufiyya artworks from the Barjeel Art Foundation collection, dating back to the 1960s up until modern day. It will also showcase works by different Arab artists.


Event Schedule

Location Date From: To: Activity Admission
BACC East Exhibition Hall 30 Nov 2016 17:00 21:00 Exhibition Open For Public
BACC East Exhibition Hall 01 Dec 2016 - 28 Jan 2017 09:00 21:00 Exhibition Open For Public

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