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.
View the trailer here.