Ammar Abd Rabbo participates in 'The sea is my land – Artists from the Mediterranean'
Triennale di Milano, Italy
17 June to 24 August
Photojournalist Ammar Abd Rabbo has been selected to present his works in this year’s The sea is my land – Artists from the Mediterranean, an exhibition organised by BNL BNP Paribas Group taking place at the Triennale di Milano, Milan from 17 June to 24 August. The exhibition is conceived and produced by the Bank, curated by Francesco Bonami and Emanuela Mazzonis. The photography and video art exhibition examines the Mediterranean area, interpreted not only geographically but as a cultural basin that unites different civilizations. Ammar Abd Rabbo has previously participated in “the sea is my land – Artists from the Mediterranean,” Rome in 2013.
The 2014 edition of the show gathers together 140 works from 23 participating artists from Mediterranean countries in which BNL BNP Paribas Group has a widespread presence. From Syria to Israel, from Spain to Algeria, passing through Egypt and Albania, this exhibition highlights that art is able to surpass ethnic divisions and social barriers in favour of peaceful communication among those involved.