Home Ground

By Barjeel Art Foundation

The connection one feels to place is an abstract notion, often spoken of in terms of memories, habits, rituals, and experiences. Home Ground addresses the struggles associated with navigating geo-political barriers, and explores ways in which identity is shaped by one’s relationship with a particular geography. The works in this exhibition have relevance beyond their individual contexts, touching upon themes and experiences that resonate on a global scale. This exhibition is jointly organised by the Barjeel Art Foundation and the Aga Khan Museum.

Measures of Uncertainty VI, Jawad Al Malhi, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
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Cactus, Asim Abu Shakra, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
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Volleyball, Khaled Jarrar, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
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Suspended Together - Standing Dove, Eating Dove, Manal Al Dowayan, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
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Memorial, Adel Abidin, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
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Infinity ∞, Mona Hatoum, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
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Heap 1, Mohammed-Said Baalbaki, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
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Heap 2, Mohammed-Said Baalbaki, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
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Heap 3, Mohammed-Said Baalbaki, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
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Responses to an Immigration Request from One Hundred and Ninety Four Governments [No. 5 Angola], Raafat Ishak, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
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Responses to an Immigration Request from One Hundred and Ninety Four Governments [No. 4 Andora], Raafat Ishak, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
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Responses to an Immigration Request from One Hundred and Ninety Four Governments [No. 2 Albania], Raafat Ishak, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
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Responses to an Immigration Request from One Hundred and Ninety Four Governments [No. 6 Antigua], Raafat Ishak, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
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Responses to an Immigration Request from One Hundred and Ninety Four Governments [No. 7 Argentina], Raafat Ishak, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
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Responses to an Immigration Request from One Hundred and Ninety Four Governments [No. 3 Algeria], Raafat Ishak, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
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From Water to Water, Charbel-Joseph H. Boutros, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
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Mixed Water, Lebanon, Israel, Charbel-Joseph H. Boutros, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
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You Never Left, Youssef Nabil, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
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Handala, Dia Azzawi, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
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Nation Estate - Living the High Life, Larissa Sansour, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
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Nation Estate - Main Lobby, Larissa Sansour, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
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Nation Estate - Jerusalem Floor, Larissa Sansour, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
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Nation Estate - Olive Tree, Larissa Sansour, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
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Nation Estate - Main Lobby, Larissa Sansour, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
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Nation Estate - Jerusalem Floor, Larissa Sansour, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
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Nation Estate - Manger Square, Larissa Sansour, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
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Nation Estate - Mediterranean Floor, Larissa Sansour, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
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Nation Estate - Window, Larissa Sansour, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
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Food, Larissa Sansour, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
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Nation Estate - Olive Tree, Larissa Sansour, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
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You Are Still Here, Mona Hatoum, From the collection of: Barjeel Art Foundation
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Curator: Suheyla Takesh

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