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Gallery Talk - Douglas Abdell, Reconstructed Trap House

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Oct. 13, 2021
- 3 p.m.

Pavilion Gallery

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A talk exploring the work of Douglas Abdell to coincide with the exhibition presented by AB-ANBAR. The talk will be preceded at 2.15 pm by the 1st screening of a new documentary film about Douglas Abdell by Shiva Khosravi and Morad Montazami: DOUGLAS ABDELL. ELECTRO-MAGNETIK ARTIST.

Curated by Morad Montazami, Reconstructed Trap House, is a survey of 3 periods of Abdell’s practice from the past 4 decades and includes sculpture, painting and works on paper by this important American-Italian-Lebanese artist.

The talk will be preceded at 2.15 pm by the 1st screening of a new documentary film about Douglas Abdell by Shiva Khosravi and Morad Montazami: DOUGLAS ABDELL. ELECTRO-MAGNETIK ARTIST.

 

Douglas Abdell is a sculptor and multifaceted artist whose work since the 1970s has explored the deep bond between words, images and sound with a particular interest in ancient languages and Phoenician culture, as well as Hip-Hop culture.

Georgina Adam is a journalist and author, chair of the Membership Committee at Cromwell Place. Her latest book, The Rise and Rise of the Private Art Museum, appeared on 30 September

Morad Montazami is an art historian, a publisher and a curator. He is the director of Zamân Books & Curating, committed to transnational studies of Arab, Asian and African modernity’s.

 

Entrance to the screening and talk is free but tickets to the talk must be pre-booked. 

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Established in 2013, the programme is committed to discovery and experimentation. Their mission is to strengthen the position of contemporary art in Iran and abroad by a means of providing an inclusive environment for the production and exhibition of contemporary art from Iran and other latitudes.


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