Saturday, May 21, 2011

Venice Biennale 2011: PAN ARAB EXHIBITION

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PAN ARAB EXHIBITION at the Venice Biennale 2011

PAN ARAB EXHIBITION: The future of promise

Ahmed Alsoudani, Untitled. 2010, Acrylic on canvas, 305 × 400 cm
Courtesy of the artist and Robert Goff Gallery, New York
Artists: Ziad Abillama (Lebanon), Jananne Al-Ani (Iraq. Lives in London), Manal Al-Dowayan (Saudi Arabia), Ahmed Alsoudani( Iraq. Lives in Berlin), Ziad Antar (Lebanon. Lives between Beirut and Paris), Kader Attia (France (Algerian origin). Lives in Berlin), Ayman Baalbaki (Lebanon), Lara Baladi (Beirut Lives in Cairo), Fayçal Baghriche (Algeria. Lives in Paris), Yto Barrada (Paris. Lives there and in Tangier), Taysir Batniji (Gaza. Lives in Paris), Abdelkader Benchamma (France (Algerian origin). Lives in Paris), Mounir Fatmi (Tangier. Lives in Paris), Abdulnasser Gharem (Saudi Arabia), Mona Hatoum (Lebanon (Palestinian origin). Lives in London), Raafat Ishak (Cairo, Egypt. Lives in Melbourne), Emily Jacir (Palestine. Lives in Ramallah and New York), Nadia Kaabi-Linke (Tunis. Lives in Berlin), Yazan Khalili (Syria (Palestinian origin). Lives in London), Ahmed Mater (Saudi Arabia), Driss Ouadahi (Casablanca. Lives in Düsseldorf)
Ayman Yossri Daydban (Palestinian with Jordanian nationality. Lives in Jeddah)

Curator: Lina Lazaar
Production partner: Edge Of Arabia
Catalogue partner: Ibraaz
Location: Magazzini del Sale, No. 262, Fondamenta delle Zattere, Dorsoduro, Vaporetto line 1, station Salute
Time: 2 June - 20 November 2011, Tu-Su 11am - 6pm
Closed on Mondays. Admission free.

Press preview: 1 June 2011, 5pm - 6pm
Private view: 1 June 2011, from 6pm
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