Jameel Prize 4 exhibition

Jameel Prize 4 exhibition
Event Date: October 29, 2017
Event Time: 10:00 - 17:30
Venue: A. Kasteyev State Museum of Arts of the Republic of Kazakhstan
Location: 22/1 Koktem-3 microdistrict, in front of the National Bank, Almaty, Republic of Kazakhstan

The Victoria and Albert Museum (UK) in partnership with Art Jameel and the A. Kasteyev State Museum of Arts of the Republic of Kazakhstan with support from the British Council Kazakhstan open Jameel Prize 4, an international touring exhibition showing the work of the 11 finalists for the fourth Jameel Prize. The award, which has been held biennially since 2009, is for contemporary artists and designers from around the globe who have been inspired by Islamic traditions of art, craft and design.

The opening of Jameel Prize 4 at the A. Kasteyev State Museum of Arts is the first presentation of the Jameel Prize in Kazakhstan. The exhibition shows the breadth and richness of Islamic tradition through the varied responses of the shortlisted artists and designers. 35 works of art, from delicate paper collages and video work with marionettes to ceramics, sculpture and artist books, demonstrate the vitality of the cultural conversation taking place between Islamic traditions of art, craft and design and contemporary practice.

Jameel Prize 4 will provide an opportunity to appreciate works by artists and designers from a wide range of countries, including Brazil, Egypt, Iran, Lebanon, Pakistan, Turkey, and the United Kingdom. In addition, the exhibition will offer an opportunity to compare works by established international figures with those by emerging artists and designers. Jameel Prize 4 invites the audience to a colourful and engaging world of art and design where depth, excellence and diversity have been achieved in contemporary responses to a great visual tradition from the past.

The Jameel Prize 4 exhibition in Almaty is organised by the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, in partnership with Art Jameel.

The Winner of Jameel Prize 4 Ghulam Mohammad Finalists David Chalmers Alesworth Rasheed Araeen Lara Assouad CANAN Cevdet Erek Sahand Hesamiyan Lucia Koch Ghulam Mohammad Shahpour Pouyan Wael Shawky Bahia Shehab

Entrance ticket - 2000 tenge.

For more details please visit https://www.britishcouncil.kz/programmes/arts/jameel-prize-exhibition/islamic-art-collection or/and https://www.facebook.com/events/274109943096147/

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