“About Archives In Jordan” Exhibition

21 Aug 2019 - 21 Sep 2019
6:30 pm

An exhibition of the outcomes of the workshop “On Archive in Jordan” by Hiwar Art Club


The Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts is delighted to invite you the opening of exhibition: “About Archives In Jordan” on Wednesday, 21 August 2019 at 6:30 pm

ith the participation of: Dana Abu Khalil, Yasmine Alnabulsi, Mo’awia Bajis, Hiba Farhat, Khaldoun Hijazin, Karina Rbeihat, Omnia Sabry, Sama Shahrouri, and Raya Shanawani; In conversation with artworks from the National Gallery’s collection, featuring artists: Ahmed Mustafa, Asaad Arabi, Ufemia Rizk, Suhail Bisharat, Shaker Hassan Al Said, Riham Ghassib, Fahrelnissa Zeid, Fouad Hattar, Mona Saudi, Nasma Nimry, Ali Jabri, Hani Alqam, Wijdan, Yasser Dweik and others.

This exhibition comes as the culmination of Hiwar workshop: “On Art Archives in Jordan” where the joined participants were invited to choose artworks from the permanent collection of the National Gallery, and take it as a starting point for investigating histories, lineages and narratives that emerge(d) within the art scene in Jordan. Through the process, participants have analyzed and responded to their selections using various artistic, critical, contextual, and archival materials.

Organized by: Ala Younis, Raed Ibrahim, and Khaldoun Hijazin.

ِِAt The Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts, Building 2 – Ground Floor. The exhibition runs until Saturday, 21 September 2019.

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