"The Boat" is still a work in progress, as leadership is passed on and problems inherited."
"The Boat" 200 x 500 cm
Acrylic on canvas.
The Boat is sailing again, this time to Gangwon International Biennale 2018, previously PyeongChang Biennale, in Chuncheon, South Korea. The Biennale, entitled "The Dictionary of Evil" focuses on historical, political, and social issues that have taken place in the past 100 years.
Presented alongside other international artists including : Tammam Azzam, Akram Zaatari, Thomas Hirschhorn, Wael Shawky, Walid Raad.
On view from Feb 3 until March 18, 2018.
Starting this work beginning of 2017as a mural in Cultuurcentrum Strombeek Grimbergen, Belgium. Reproducing it on canvas in Hamburg's Affenfaust Galerie and Lemonaid during G20 Summit 2017. Adding more familiar faces, where it was recently shown at Mystetskyi Arsenal National Museum Kiev, during YES Conference, curated by PinchukArtCentre, alongside other internationally leading artists like: Marina Abramovic, Andreas Gursky, Damian Ortega, Santiago Sierra.
And the journey still continues.
© Abdalla Al Omari