TRANSITION

15 August – 2 September 2017

Menier Gallery, London

TRANSITION – 3 WEEKS OF EMERGING ARAB ARTISTS SHOWCASING THEIR WORK IN LONDON.

Reconnecting Arts an artist led platform presents, TRANSITION a showcase of over 30 emerging Middle Eastern Artists reflecting on the ways transition has taken place in their life.

Ranging from fine art, calligraphy, sculpture, photography, to video, zines and installation, the artists explore topics and issues that shape the lives of Middle Eastern artists both locally and internationally. This includes the effect of urbanisation as well as displacement, the impact of balancing East and West, as well as gender roles, embracing faith and the future of the Middle East.

The exhibition showcases a diverse and refreshing selection of work that encourages dialogue about the power of connection and the complexities of change geographically, personally or artistically.

The exhibition will be accompanied by workshops, talks and educational tours.

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Image: Fatima Mohammed

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