Artwork by Hamid Baalbaki

Memory Sews Together Events That Hadn’t Previously Met

5 March, 2021 - Ongoing

Sharjah Art Museum

This exhibition reflects the manifold ways in which artists in the Arab world have responded to socio-political events and the human condition across the twentieth century. The title of the exhibition is inspired by verses from Etel Adnan’s Night, 2016, where she writes:

Memory sews together events that hadn’t previously met.
It reshuffles the past and makes us aware that it is doing so.

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