Part II of our conversation with curator Omar Kholeif explores how the exhibition’s currents of bombardment, misinformation, emotion, secrecy and surveillance have flowed into the strange space of “hiatus” shaped by the Covid-19 pandemic.
If we could visit the exhibition, we would find ourselves in a labyrinth of tilting walls and shadowy spaces, conceived by Omar Kholeif and architect Todd Reisz to conceal and reveal 60 works by more than 30 artists.
Ahead of EUROPA the first UK survey of artist Emily Jacir FAD caught up with the curator of the show Omar Kholeif to ask him a few questions about the show and the artist.
Today a new installation by Yto Barrada was unveiled as she celebrated her receipt of the Abraaj Group Art Prize.
rom 20th January – 2nd February artists were given the opportunity to submit their work via theArtStack.com for an online competition and the public were invited to vote for their favourite artworks by ‘stacking’. Almost 3,000 artists from over 100 countries submitted more than 11,000 art works on this innovative social media platform.