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LAST CHANCE Hazem Harb. Temporary Museum. For Palestine

10 February


The Dubai-based Palestinian artist attempts to capture the lost legacies of his homeland in the form of archival materials displayed in vitrine cases within a museological context. Harb has been collecting antique memorabilia of the subject via international online auctions for the past year – ancient maps of Palestine and Phoenicia, books of historical trade routes, family photographs and even Orientalist art depicting the Holy Land. Harb hopes to establish a permanent public museum of his possessions; for now, placing them in an installation-based exhibition setting invites the viewer to reflect on Palestine’s history. The show is curated by Cima Azzam.


10 February
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Maraya Art Centre
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates + Google Map

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