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18 Blankets, Sara Abu Abdullah Solo Exhibition at ATHR Space 01C

Feb 2 – Apr 4, 2017

18 Blankets, Sara Abu Abdullah Solo Exhibition at ATHR Space 01C

Feb 2 – Apr 4, 2017

And Along Came Polyester observes the observing. Here, five women from the Gulf traverse through the personal, and reference economic, domestic, architectural, nostalgic, and cathartic processes and fluxes within their work.

They themselves and their observed surroundings are a result of a singular discovery that affected their already constantly shifting geo-political, socio-economical and religious communities.

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It came along in abundance, and it had many byproducts.

The material and the immaterial of these byproducts have lived in cohesion and collision.

They have shaped the narratives of these landscapes, and thus shaped their women.

 

18 Blankets is an immersive experiential art project through which the artist uses as a vehicle to showcase the absurdity of reconstructing the daily life in the context of domesticity. The ‘unsettling and excellent” of her work – in which her family and friends have contributed to – unravels the “processes” of home – a journey mangled and untangled by the uncanny familiar within private domestic spaces.