“Hanaa Malallah” Artist Talk

04 May 2017 - 04 May 2017
6:00 - 8:00 PM

Artist talk with Dr. Hanaa Malallah about “The Role of Art in Empowering Women”

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As part of Caravan’s events in Amman during the week of the official opening of I AM Exhibition at Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts, Iraqi artist Dr Hanaa Malallah will give a talk about the role of Art in Empowering women.

Hanaa Malallah (born 1958) is an Iraqi artist and educator living in London.

She was born in Theeqar, Iraq and received a diploma in Graphic Art from the Institute of Fine Arts in Baghdad where she studied with Shakir Hassan Al Said, a BA in painting from the Academy of Fine Arts in Baghdad, a MA in painting and a PhD in the philosophy of painting from the University of Baghdad and a post-graduate certificate in Islamic and Modern Art from SOAS. She has taught at the Institute of Fine Arts and the University of Fine Arts in Baghdad and holds a fellowship at the Chelsea College of Arts.

Her work was included in the show “Iraq’s Past Speaks to the Present” at the British Museum and is also represented in the museum’s permanent collection. Her work is also included in the collections of Jordan’s Museum of Fine Arts in Amman, the Centre for Modern Art in Baghdad, the Arab Museum of Modern Art in Doha and the Barjeel Art Foundation in Sharja.

Malallah received a prize awarded by the Arab League Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organization.

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