Hala Kaiksow and Salma Tuqan: in Conversation

Alon Zakaim Fine Arts, 5-7 Dover St, Mayfair, London

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Alon Zakaim Fine Art, 5-7 Dover Street Mayfair W1S 4LE
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Wed 21st Nov 2018

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Where:Alon Zakaim Fine Arts, 5-7 Dover St, Mayfair, London W1S 4LD
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Times:18.00 - 19.00

About the event

Part of Accumulation: Legacy and Memory, Bahrain Art Week in London 2018

In the final week of the Jameel Prize 5 exhibition, which runs until 25th November at the Victoria and Albert Museum, Salma Tuqan curator of the exhibition and for Contemporary Middle East at the Victoria & Albert Museum, will be in conversation with Bahraini artist Hala Kaiksow who was shortlisted for the prize. Hala Kaiksow’s practice incorporates traditional Bahraini craftsmanship and hand weaving into her contemporary garments with her work seamlessly moving between the worlds of art, fashion and craft. This rare conversation will be an opportunity to delve deeper into the unique practice of a rising star of the Bahraini art scene.
Salma Tuqan - Contemporary Middle East Curator, Victoria and Albert Museum Salma graduated from Cambridge University and previously worked at Art Dubai from its inauguration in 2007, as head of artists’ projects as well as artistic director of Contemparabia.
Hala Kaiksow - A trained artist and sculptor, Bahraini Hala Kaiksow's creative process is driven by experimentation and exploring the endless possibilities of garment construction.

Official Link: https://www.alonzakaim.com/news/07_nov_2018_bahrain_art_week/

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