Artwork by Hamid Baalbaki

Memory Sews Together Events That Hadn’t Previously Met

Until November 20, 2022

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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