“I AM”

03 Mar 2017 - 14 Jun 2017
6:00 PM

“I AM” Exhibition opening

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Under the patronage of Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah, the Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts, in cooperation with CARAVAN Foundation, will organize the Art Exhibition “I AM”

The exhibition includes works by thirty-one artists from the Middle East, expressing the reality, concerns, aspirations, aspirations and hopes of women in this part of the earth. The exhibition aims to build bridges of love and peace, and to change the stereotype of women

“I AM” is an East-West peace building art exhibition featuring 31 premier and emerging Middle Eastern contemporary women artists from 12 countries visually celebrating the rich, diverse and pivotal contributions that Middle Eastern women make to the enduring global quest for peace and harmony. Their works ranged from painting, photography, collage, photography, digital art, sculpture and various materials.

The participating artists are Marwa Adel, Nermin Hammam, Karil Al-Homsi and Najla Samir from Egypt, Wijdan, Hilda Hiyari, Rawan Al-Adwan and Sheren Odeh from Jordan, Alia Ali and Bushra Al-Mutawakil from Yemen, Ziena Assi, Annie Korkdjian, Rania Mattar and Helene Zogheib from Lebanon, Maryam Ali Fakhro, Taiba Faraj, Luluat Al Khalifa, Marwa Al Khalifa, Nabila Al Khair, Ghada Khanji and Mayyasa Al Suaidi from Bahrain, Manal Deeb and Raida Saadah from Palestine, Oafson Wazadeh Ghatabi and Suhaila Sakhanfari from Iran, Ahd Al Amoudi from Saudi Arabia, Mithaa Dumithan from the UAE, Alala Al Saidi from Morocco, Faten Ghaddas from Tunisia and Hana Malallah from Iraq

The exhibition was curated by Janet Reddy, a contemporary art expert in the Middle East

The inauguration of the first show for “I Am” exhibition will be at the Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts will then move on to its second stop in London, where it will be displayed in ST. Martin-in-the-Fields from the 3rd of June to the 20th of August. On the 5th of September, the exhibition will open at its third stop in Washington, DC, at the Katzen Art Center.

The Foundation is founded and established in Cairo, a non-profit international institution dedicated to building peace and building bridges through art between different faiths and cultures in the Middle East and the West. Through its expertise, the Foundation has proved that art is one of the most effective means of promoting understanding and deepening friendships among different religions.

This exhibition is part of the policy of the Jordanian National Museum of Fine Arts for cultural cooperation and exchange with international institutions concerned with culture and plastic arts. This exhibition is the result of the first cooperation with CARAVAN.

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