Friday 14 Oct, 2016
Sunday 23 Oct, 2016
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Venue: Maraya Art Centre, Al Qasba, Block (E), Third Floor (Maraya Art Gallery) Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
This exhibition will present selected works of contemporary art and design from the Maraya Art Centre collection, including new acquisitions. It will include works by 10 Emirati and U.A.E.-based artists and designers or from the wider Gulf area.The exhibition is a testament to the growing art scene in the Gulf region and Maraya’s commitment to supporting emerging local talent.
The selected works of art and design will showcase Maraya Art Center’s growing collection in a variety of media, from textile to sculpture. It will include artworks commissioned for exhibitions at Maraya Art Centre and 1971-Design Space, artworks done by artists in Maraya’s residence programme, as well as new acquisitions. The exhibition celebrates the work of the local artists Maraya Art Centre supports, often when in the early stages of their careers and forms a foundation from which the collection can develop.
Walid Al Wawi, The hopes of the author, 2015, Typewriter fed black ink on paper, Dimensions Variable