Sunday, November 18, 2012

DRESS CODE PROJECT opens Nov. 21, 7-9pm


Group exhibition, curated by Amel Makkawi and Martina Corgnati. 

Exhibition Dates: November 21st - December 21st

Opening reception: 7:00 - 9:30 pm

Artists: Ahmed Al Bahrani, Fadi Yazigi, Fatma Bucak, Ghassan Ghaib, Mahmoud Al Obaidi, Marya Kazoun, Nayza H. Khan, Nermine Hammam, Rachida Azadaou, Samta Benyahia, Sumayyah Al Suwaidi, Zena Assi and Issam Barhouch.

About the exhibition:

"...We must not imagine that “art work in form of dress” has resulted in the production of wearable objects that reflect the pattern of “Dress Code”. This pattern, for the participants, was simply a memory, an empty container, an elastic theme. Their works, indeed, cover all the techniques and forms of expression: from collage to multimedia, from video to photography to installation ... to “dresses”, but not conceived to be wearable. The protagonist of “Dress Code” are twelve: all together they cover a vast area of cultures and countries, extended from Algeria to Pakistan and from Turkey to Egypt to the Emirates, via Syria, Lebanon and Iraq."

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