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United Arab Emirates

Mohamed Ahmed Ibrahim: Between Sunrise and Sunset

  • TUE - SUN
    23/04 > 25/09
    11 am - 7 pm

    FRI - SAT UNTIL 25/09
    11 am - 8 pm​

    TUE - SUN
    27/09 > 27/11
    10 am - 6 pm
  • Arsenale
  • Admission with ticket

Commissioner: Salama bint Hamdan Al Nahyan Foundation
Curator: Maya Allison
Exhibitor: Mohamed Ahmed Ibrahim


Mohamed Ahmed Ibrahim developed this single, room-filling installation commissioned for the Emirates Pavilion. Dozens of human-sized, biomorphic sculptures cluster in undulating colour and movement – suggesting bodies or trees, metamorphosis, and mutation. The colour spectrum transforms across the span of the installation from bright, saturated hues to earth tones, to stark black and white: from sunrise to sunset. Ibrahim’s practice spans more than forty years of prolific experimentation and production. He is known for developing the first Land Art practice in the region and as a core member of “the five”, a tightly knit group of experimental, conceptual artists who are part of the visual arts vanguard in the UAE since the 1980s.

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