global art forum exhibition } preparing for tomorrow

mustafa, roberto and fahad handle secretary I with care and thought

DAI’s three muskateers mustafa, roberto and fahad handle ‘secretary I’ with care and thought. the d’artagnan of the group, sayed, came in to help the day after. he handles the electicals and it is in his hands whether my videos work or not tomorrow. all for one and one for all, sayed!

Tomorrow is the opening of Art Dubai’s Global Art Forum, held here in Kuwait for the first time. Part of the two-day event is a group exhibition at Dar Al-Athar Al-Islamiya’s Amricani Cultural Center in Sharg. For the past four days, in one way or another, the four artists displaying their work, with the help of DAI and the Sultan Gallery staff, have been toiling hard to get this show ready. There are a few small details here and there to iron out but fingers crossed it’ll be done for the opening tomorrow at 2:30 pm. The artists showing their work are Farah Behbehani, Mohammaed Al-Kouh, Amira Behbehani and me.

Also, check out Monira Al Qadiri’s ‘JAYKAR’ video program continuous screening starting 4:00 pm. And lastly, my dear friend Mai Al-Nakib will be one of the speakers on the topic of writing, publishing and technology (Sunday, March 15, 5:15 pm). 

checking the handiwork. yes i think they're as straight as they'll ever get

checking the handiwork. yes i think they’re as straight as they’ll ever get

teasing you with a detail from one of farah's larger works. this piece is a beauty. photo by farah behbehani

teasing you with a detail from one of farah’s larger works. this piece is a beauty. photo by farah behbehani

mohammed al-kouh's series 'sad circus'. photo by farida sultan

mohammed al-kouh’s series ‘sad circus’. photo by farida sultan

fixing the lights. don't fall, farah! photo by farida sultan

fixing the lights. don’t fall, farah! photo by farida sultan

four works from amira behbehani's veiled/unveiled series. photo by farida sultan

four works from amira behbehani’s veiled/unveiled series. photo by farida sultan

color-coordinated. fahad complements the secretaries wonderfully

color-coordinated. fahad complements the secretaries wonderfully

setting up the ledgers. photo by farah behbehani

setting up the ledgers. photo by farah behbehani

to the shrine of secretary

all supplies lead to the shrine of secretary

exquisite

exquisite. photo by farah behbehani

farah in a box

farah in a box

the videos work. now if only the socket i need would stop tripping. hand on heart, fingers crossed

the videos work. now if only the socket i need would stop tripping. hand on heart, fingers crossed

farah's beautiful book 'conference of the birds' is appropriately displayed in the mogul cases. photo by farah behbehani

farah’s beautiful book ‘conference of the birds’ is appropriately displayed in the mogul cases. photo by farah behbehani

the importance of parallel and perpendicular lines

the importance of parallel and perpendicular lines. photo by farah behbehani

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