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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.
 


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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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