“Out of Kuwait” Exhibition, Museum of Modern Art Kuwait

The Contemporary Art Platform (CAP), British Council Kuwait and the National Council for Culture, Arts and Letters, will celebrate “Out of Kuwait” who brings together the work of twelve Kuwait-based artists who have examined and reinterpreted the theme of landscape art during a one month artist residency programme called “Landscapes Expanded.” The exhibition presents the artists’ analysis of their everyday surroundings and comments on the social, political, and physical landscapes of contemporary Kuwait.

  The opening of Out of Kuwait, an exhibition which explores the social and physical landscapes of Kuwait, will take place on the 17 October 2012 at 7 P.M at the Museum of Modern Art, Kuwait  “Out of Kuwait” Exhibition, Museum of Modern Art Kuwait Out of Kuwait Exhibition Museum of Modern Art Kuwait 3 e1350992790802

The works in the show illustrate individual artist’s attempts to find their place amongst an ever-changing environment where they are often driven to challenge traditional ways of interpreting and framing the landscape.Landscapes Expanded is led by artist and curator Alia Farid Abdal, who explores personal perspectives of public space and constructed landscapes in her own art work and academic research.

  The opening of Out of Kuwait, an exhibition which explores the social and physical landscapes of Kuwait, will take place on the 17 October 2012 at 7 P.M at the Museum of Modern Art, Kuwait  “Out of Kuwait” Exhibition, Museum of Modern Art Kuwait Out of Kuwait Exhibition Museum of Modern Art Kuwait 21 e1350992922705

 Participating in the programme are architects Aziz Al Humaidhi and Roa AlShaheen, architecture undergraduate Amani Adel Al Thuwaini, spatial designer Aseel Al Yaqoub, Religion, Literature and Arts graduate, Nima Algooneh, English Literature graduate, Zahra Al Mahdi, jewellery designer, Muneera Al Sharhan, painters Lewis Chapman and Eman Musallem, English and American Literature graduate Faisal Hamadah, journalist Naser Al Wasmi, and Middle East Studies graduate, Ceyda Oskay.

  The opening of Out of Kuwait, an exhibition which explores the social and physical landscapes of Kuwait, will take place on the 17 October 2012 at 7 P.M at the Museum of Modern Art, Kuwait  “Out of Kuwait” Exhibition, Museum of Modern Art Kuwait Out of Kuwait Exhibition Museum of Modern Art Kuwait 11 e1350993045408

Out of Kuwait will be open at the Museum of Modern Art, Kuwait from 17 – 24 October 2012

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