Date 27th February 2019
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: Fire Station Cinema
The Fire Station Artist in Residence invites you to attend a special talk with renowned Iraqi artist Ala Bashir to coincide with his current exhibitions Salient Times and Shade of Convolution at Al Markhiya Gallery at the Katara and the Fire Station.
Affected by the 14th July Revolution in Iraq in 1958, Ala Bashir (b. 1939) reflects on multiple tumultuous eras that Iraq faced which shaped and characterized his personal concept of art and expressed here through paintings and sketches.
Translation from Arabic to English will be provided.