Untitled by Nada Baraka (Photo: Gypsum press release)
A Season in Hell is a group exhibit held at Gypsum Gallery, with a concept conceived by artists Hany Rashed and Amr Kafrawy.
Paying homage to Arthur Rimbaud, and borrowing the title of the exhibit from his 1873 poem, A Season in Hell tackles the inputs that feed our perceptions of reality.
The featured artists are Doa Aly,
Ahmed Sabry and
Marwa El-Shazly who all reconfigure realities in their own language and mediums.
“They twist, distort and amplify sources and subjects alike. They play with the conventions of dreams and hallucinations, as a fluid and elusive state that in its absurdity is sometimes closer to the truth,” as written in the exhibition’s statement.
The exhibition will display a selection of new and recent works in various mediums, including canvas, celluloid, wood, paper, linen and plastic.
The exhibition opens on 9 December at 7pm and runs till 20 January
Gypsum Gallery, 5 Ibrahim Naguib Street, Apt 2, Ground Floor, Garden City, Cairo.
Open daily from 12-8pm. Friday 4-8pm with Sundays off
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