Dec 6, 2014 - Feb 6, 2015

aide-mémoire

Barjeel Art Foundation

Taking notes is a common activity applicable to numerous sets of circumstances. Our exhibition entitled 'aide-mémoire', a French term that translates as an 'aid to memory' often pertaining to notes, presents a collection of photographs, videos and sculptures that can elicit subjective responses from spectators. Many of the artists in this exhibition reference memories that are personal or collective, showing how they can be recorded or fictionalised through aesthetic creation.

Paysages tremblants (Beirut) / Trembling Landscape Beirut, Ali Cherri, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
Paysages tremblants (Algiers) / Trembling Landscape Algiers, Ali Cherri, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
I Carry My Flame, Ali Cherri, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
Wanderers, Jumana Manna, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
Mes Amis, Adel Abdessemed, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
Already Been in a Lake of Fire, Walid Raad, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
Nabih Awada’s Letters from Family and Friends, Akram Zaatari, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
House and Trees, Youssef Kamel, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
Tempietto in Rome, Youssef Kamel, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
You Never Left, Youssef Nabil, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
Heap 1, Mohammed-Said Baalbaki, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
Heap 2, Mohammed-Said Baalbaki, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
Heap 3, Mohammed-Said Baalbaki, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
Volleyball, Khaled Jarrar, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
Absence - Diptych, Nedim Kufi, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
Absence (Diptych), Nedim Kufi, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
One Hand Cannot Clap Alone, Mohammed-Said Baalbaki, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
You Are Still Here, Mona Hatoum, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
Three People, Seif Wanly, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
Rue de la Liberté, Tangier, Yto Barrada, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
Telephone Books, Yto Barrada, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
Telephone Books, Yto Barrada, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
Telephone Books, Yto Barrada, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
Telephone Books, Yto Barrada, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
Telephone Books, Yto Barrada, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
Telephone Books, Yto Barrada, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
Telephone Books, Yto Barrada, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
Telephone Books, Yto Barrada, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
Source Lumière, Ziad Dalloul, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
Credits: Story

Curator: Mandy Merzaban

Assistant Curator: Suheyla Takesh

Credits: All media
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