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Subversion – Monday 9th April Episode

Fiction, popular culture and parody. ‘Subversion‘, Cornerhouse Gallery Manchester’s current show curated by Omar Kholeif, rethinks modern Arab identity. The show skirts cutting edge, with Palestinian artists Tarzan and Arab producing films such as Gazawood, and satire’s such Larissa Sansour‘s version of Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey, with a new, Middle Eastern central role … Continue reading

Art / Fine art and design / iran / Press and Past Listings / Radio

Psychedelic Calligraphic – Hamid Ajami’s Solo Show

Monday 31st’s show looks at the solo exhibition by Hamid Ajami currently at the all-new Mica Gallery here in London. Ajami is a master calligrapher who introduces abstract, almost futurist elements into his compositions, taking form to convey meaning in the Arabic script itself. We speak at length with Ajami’s PR officer Bahareh Yeganehfar about … Continue reading