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Artist Talk: Sama Alshaibi

Add to Calendar 2021-10-13 17:00:00 2021-10-13 19:00:00 Artist Talk: Sama Alshaibi Sama Alshaibi will give an informal talk about her artwork in Kittredge Gallery, followed by a reception. All vaccinated, masked community members are welcome. Visitors to campus, please pre-register here. This is an in-person event; light refreshments will be served outdoors. Alshaibi’s show “Grainlines” includes work from several of Alshaibi's projects. In “Carry Over”, Alshaibi alludes to the ‘Oriental’ portrait photographs of the region’s women made by Western photographers in the late 19th and early 20th century. Produced through historic printing processes of the era, albumen and photogravure, the images depict the female subject carrying sculptural vessels over her head. “Silsila”, Arabic for ‘chain’ or ‘link’, is a multi-media installation depicting Alshaibi’s three-year cyclic journey through the significant deserts and endangered water sources of the Middle East and North African region and across to the bountiful waters of the Maldives. Location support@kwallcompany.com America/Los_Angeles public
Oct 13, 2021
5 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Sama Alshaibi will give an informal talk about her artwork in Kittredge Gallery, followed by a reception. All vaccinated, masked community members are welcome. Visitors to campus, please pre-register here. This is an in-person event; light refreshments will be served outdoors.

Alshaibi’s show “Grainlines” includes work from several of Alshaibi's projects. In “Carry Over”, Alshaibi alludes to the ‘Oriental’ portrait photographs of the region’s women made by Western photographers in the late 19th and early 20th century. Produced through historic printing processes of the era, albumen and photogravure, the images depict the female subject carrying sculptural vessels over her head.

“Silsila”, Arabic for ‘chain’ or ‘link’, is a multi-media installation depicting Alshaibi’s three-year cyclic journey through the significant deserts and endangered water sources of the Middle East and North African region and across to the bountiful waters of the Maldives.

Event Location

Kittredge Gallery, N. 15th and Lawrence St.