Residua

By Barjeel Art Foundation

Residua refers to the solid particles that remain after a liquid has evaporated. The process involves the alteration in form of a substance over a period of time and under a set of conditions. In this exhibition, we examine how contemporary Arab cultures are continuously transforming. Bonds between language, politics, geography and public memory are constantly loosened and strengthened, dissolved and restored with shifts in circumstances and attitudes. The artists in residua reflect on the processes and experiences that reinvent Arab identities.

Moon Walkers "Women and the Veil" series, Laila Shawa, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
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Kings Valley, Chant Avedissian, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
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Gamal Abd El Nasser, Chant Avedissian, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
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House No 197, Jawad Al Malhi, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
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Grandpa, Rim El Jundi, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
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Democracy is Coming, Huda Lutfi, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
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Behind the Silver Window, Huda Lutfi, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
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Red Circle, Layla Juma, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
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Ghada, Tagreed Darghouth, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
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In Exile 3, Steve Sabella, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
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In Exile 2, Steve Sabella, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
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Untitled 2, Fathi Afifi, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
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Snow White without the Dwarves, Ghada Amer, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
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Olive Field, Suleiman Mansour, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
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The Shared Alley, Kevork Mourad, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
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Najd, Mohamed Farea, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
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Munich Glamour (diptych), Jeffar Khaldi, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
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Untitled, Layla Al Attar, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
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After Press Conference No.4, Hassan Sharif, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
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Man, Hassan Sharif, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
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