FLUID FORM I: Contemporary Art & Urban Design from The Middle East

“FLUID FORM I” is a unique (and free!) opportunity to experience the culture of the Middle East. The exhibition showcases not only the changing Middle Eastern urban environment but also unique contemporary Middle Eastern artworks.

Organized by the the Korea-Arab Society and held downtown at the beautiful Korea Foundation Cultural Center, “FLUID FORM I” project explores a contemporary art exhibition representing Arab countries’ architecture and urban environment and expressing the human state of mind breathing between the architectural spaces and thereby suggests the directions and some creative alternatives for Korea-Arab countries cultural exchanges focusing on architectural value and changing lives.

DATES:
May 18-24, 2010

TIMES:
10:00~18:00 Mon.-Sat.
10:00~21:00 Wed.
*Closed on Sundays and public holidays

EXHIBITS/ARTIST

Photography: I am
Artist: Manal Al-Dowayan
I Am, addresses issues which pertain to the position of the Arab woman in Islamic Society.

Photography: I am an Architect, 2004
Artist: Mohammed Kazem

Photography and Video:
Artist: Ammar Al-Beik
Video work
- Uthuni Tastate An Tasma (My Ear Can Hear, 2001)
- Inahum Kanu Huna (They Were Here, 2001)

Film: They were Here (Syria, 2000, 8 min, Beta SP)
A ghostly, eloquent portrait of an abandoned steam-engine plant and the men who labored there for four decades. In Arabic with English subtitles.

Special Film Program: Lagos/Koolhaas
Written and Directed by Bregtje van der Haak

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