ARABICITY: CONTEMPORARY ARAB ART
Arabicity reflects on four decades of the aesthetic, conceptual and socio-political concerns of contemporary Arab artists. Beautifully produced, it features over 200 artworks by fifty Arab artists including Fathi Hassan, Bahia Shehab, Ayman Baalbaki, Hassan Hajjaj and Raeda Saadeh, who explore their cultural heritage, and themes such as memory, destruction, and conflict, with humour, visual poetry and great warmth.
Investec Cape Town Art Fair
experiments with the written and spoken word, exploring the theme of ancient languages erased by colonial domination. With invented, Kufic-inspired scripts, his drawings, paintings, sculptures and installations play with the symbols, textures and calligraphy of his Nubian heritage to explore the space between graphic symbolism and literal meaning in vibrant colours and collage.
Signs of Our Times: From Calligraphy to Calligraffiti
Signs of our Times is the first major solo show presenting the work of Fathi Hassan over two venues in London, Leighton House Museum and Rose Issa Projects.
Giovanna Albi su “Un africano caduto dal cielo”
si tratta di Fathi Hassan, artista di calibro internazionale, di origine nubiana. Oggi possiamo leggere le sue riflessioni sul senso dell’arte, della vita, della morte, dell’Amore, sulla esistenza di un Dio interiore nel testo Un Africano caduto dal cielo, nella collana “Fili d’erba” diretta da Alessandra Angelucci, critico d’arte, edito da Di Felice edizioni di Martinsicuro (Teramo).