Revelation from Islamic Design in Contemporary Art:

Nasser Al Aswadi exhibits at Cambridge Arts’ Gallery 344

The exhibition,curated by Marie Costello, is a presentation and celebration of some of today's most compelling and captivating artistic names selected for their use of Islamic and geometrical motifs and calligraphy in their art. The artists are international in scope, and many are global as they live between multiple countries and cultures. The exhibition explores traditional and non-traditional meanings of these motifs and ultimately reveals the resiliency of these form sand their ability to communicate universally. Cambridge Arts’ Gallery 344 is particularly apt setting for visitors to explore these artists and their enlightened visions to create bridges across cultures.

Artists in the exhibition build on these legacies with new works that incorporate traditional Islamic motifs while re-imagining them for today.

Exhibiting artists include: Nasser Al Aswadi,Yasmina Alaoui, Dana Awartani, Kamal Boullata, Lalla Essaydi, Golnaz Fathi,Pouran Jinchi, Rashid Koraïchi, Peter J. Lu, Nja Mahdaoui, Hassan Massoudy,Walid Siti, and Abdulla M. I. Syed

September 17, 2018