Sama Alshaibi, Khaled Hafez, Khaled Jarrar
7 November - 15 January 2016 | Constantine, Algeria
Sama Alshaibi, Khaled Hafez and Khaled Jarrar will be taking part in Arab Territories, a residency and exhibition organised on the occasion of the city of Constantine, Algeria being named as the Capital of Arab Culture 2015 by ALECSO, the Arab League’s Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organisation. The residency will take place from 23 October until 7 November, with the exhibition opening at the Palais de la Culture on 7 November and running until 15 January 2016.
Curated by Nadira Laggoune, the exhibition aims to provide a comprehensive overview of contemporary art in the Arab world and diaspora with a focus on identifying the unifying as well as the distinguishing aspects of this rich cultural tradition. Bringing together 26 artists of Iraqi, Egyptian, Syrian, Tunisian, Moroccan, Palestinian, Lebanese and Algerian origin, the line up includes Walid Siti, Abdelkader Benchamma and Louisa Babari.