An exhibition, residencies, and talks program
Opening: 9 November 2013 exhibition runs until April 2014
Darat al Funun / Curated by Adriano Pedrosa
HIWAR | Conversations in Amman is an exhibition, residencies, and talks program organized by Darat al Funun to celebrate 25 years of support for the arts. HIWAR brings 14 artists from the Arab world, Africa, Asia, and Latin America to Amman for residencies in September and October 2013, culminating in an exhibition opening on 9 November 2013. The exhibition will also feature works from The Khalid Shoman Collection, including Akram Zaatari, Emily Jacir, Mona Hatoum, Wael Shawky, and Walid Raad.
Artists-in-residence: Asli Çavuşoğlu (b. 1982, Istanbul; lives in Istanbul) , Asunción Molinas Gordo (b. 1979, Aranda de Duero, Spain; lives in Cairo), Bisan Abu-Eisheh (b. 1985, Jerusalem; lives in London/Jerusalem), Clara Ianni (b. 1987, São Paulo; lives in São Paulo), Daniela Ortiz (b. 1985, Arequipa, Peru; lives in Barcelona), Hemali Bhuta (b. 1978, Mumbai; lives in Mumbai), Jonathas de Andrade (b. 1982, Maceió, Brazil; lives in Recife) , Kiluanji Kia Henda (b. 1979, Luanda; lives in Luanda) , Maria Taniguchi (b. 1981, Dumaguete City, the Philippines; lives in Manila) , Nguyên Phuong Linh (b. 1985, Hanoi; lives in Hanoi) , Rayyane Tabet (b. 1983, Ashqour, Lebanon; lives in Beirut), Saba Innab (b. 1980, Kuwait; lives in Amman/Beirut), Shuruq Harb (b. 1980, Ramallah; lives in Ramallah) , Thabiso Sekgala (b. 1981, Zaf, South Africa; lives in Johannesburg)
The Khalid Shoman Foundation www.daratalfunun.org