event / International

The Beginning of Thinking is Geometric

13 July 2013 — 30 Septembre 2013

, Maraya Art Centre, Sharjah | مركز مرايا ، الشارقة,

Maraya Art Centre, an initiative of Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) and with the support of Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (du) will host a unique exhibition titled ‘The Beginning of Thinking is Geometric‘.

A group show of 13 established and emerging artists as well as designers and architects, including both collectives and collaborations.

Curated by Sara Raza, London based Associate Curator for Maraya Art Centre; ‘The Beginning of Thinking is Geometric’ references the activity of (re)thinking the science of geometry as a visual, cultural, textual and performative aesthetics. Highlighting a break away from the pragmatic towards more natural sciences.

The exhibition will showcase the works of the following artists: Sarah Al Abdali, Sarah Abu Adallah Ebtisam Abdulaziz, Farhad Ahrarnia, Zeigam Azizov, Faycal Baghriche, Ala Ebtekar, Basmah Felemban, Fatima Al Qadiri & Alex Gvojic, Mobius Design Studio & Faysal Tabbarah, Hayv Kahraman, Nasir Nasrallah and Jamal Tayara-Baroudy. Many of whom are commissioned specially for the exhibition. Projects presented within the exhibition are deployed within an array of different mediums ranging from drawings, sculpture, audio-visual installation, text and informal architecture.

As part of the exhibition Maraya will be hosting a series of workshops inspired by the exhibition.