This is one of the project that I will be working on during my artist residency at MITE UGRO ZAZA in Gwangju, South Korea. Besides producing an exhibit of new artwork, I will be assisting a friend and former student, Jonah Whipp, create a film. Jonah Whipp is a smart, sensitive, and promising young film maker. Pledge to help produce this unique film that could potentially launch his creative career! Any amount small or big will help and there are rewards for donating too including a Zine, DVD of the final film, and one-of-a-kind artwork by ME! Click on the links for more:
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Posted: 28 May 2012 10:08 PM PDT
Opening on Sunday, 3rd of June, 2012 at 7.30pm Sharq, Gulf Road, Villa 70 Tel.: 22498999, Working Hours: 10am-10pm
Dar Al Funoon cordially invites you to
Anmatt 2 - The Clash of the Icons works by Abdulla Al Awadi
Opening at 7pm on Sunday 3rd June and continuing through to Thursday 21st June, 2012.
The dialogue continues between poetry, story, geometry, society, iconography and color in the work of Abdulla Al Awadi. Although in this collection the whole concept of icon has been challenged. What characterizes an icon? What gives it its significance? Is it size, color, meaning, myth or purely personal association?
In various artworks there may be more than one icon competing for visual supremacy although in most cases the battle is clearly won by the stronger icon. In some cases, the line that divides the icon from other objects is blurred or even, for emphasis, highlighted.
Al Awadi is a trained architect and currently teaches in the Department of Architecture in Kuwait University. He also designs contemporary clothes, theatrical costumes, jewelry, accessories, indoor and outdoor installations and plastic art.
He is also a photographer, a makeup artist, an art director, a choreographer and a lover of poetry. This is the second collection of Abdulla Al Awadi that shows here at Dar al Funoon about the subject of patterns: behavioral, cultural, or geometrical. Come and enjoy this clash of the icons.
Posted: 30 May 2012 02:52 AM PDT
Opening at 7pm on Sunday 3rd June. The dialogue continues between poetry, story, geometry, society, iconography and color in the...