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RESONANCE EXHIBITION OF NEW COMMISSIONS

4March 2020 – 2 April 2020

The exhibition Resonance features newly commissioned works by Omani artists – Rawan AlMahrouqi, Safa Baluchi, Ruqaiya Mazar and Riham Noor Al Zadjali – and Finnish artist Elina Brotherus.


© Elina Brotherus, Arabian Landscape with a North European Woman Trying to Blend In (Tree), colour photograph, 2019


RESONANCE EXHIBITION OF NEW COMMISSIONS


Opening reception 4 March, 6:30pm

Exhibition continues until 2 April

The exhibition Resonance features newly commissioned works by Omani artists – Rawan AlMahrouqi, Safa Baluchi, Ruqaiya Mazar and Riham Noor Al Zadjali – and Finnish artist Elina Brotherus.

Resonance brings together new works in photography, video and sculpture developed in response to a series of scores. The artists worked with very short instructions based on Fluxus event scores and other written instructions for performance-oriented art from the 1950s-70s as a starting point and an external prompt. The scores included works by VALIE EXPORT, Yoko Ono and Mieko Shiomi, as well as instructions compiled in List of Art Ideas for 1st Class of CalArts, Post Studio (If They Have No Ideas of Their Own from which to Make a Piece), 1970, by the American artist and professor John Baldessari who passed away in January this year.

Resonance, developed in partnership with Stal Gallery, Muscat, Oman, and supported by the