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[ Presenting plain-text part of multi-format email ] In response to the ongoing turmoil in our beloved homeland Iraq, and at this crucial period in our history, we believe that the creative role and responsibility of the artist is of utmost importance, not least of which is to motivate and inspire that much needed hope for a promising future. Through the beautiful, peaceful and powerful language of art, this exhibition is but a humble attempt to do just that! For the first time in London after the war, a group of Iraqi artist join together in an inspirational outpouring of colour and emotive expressions of hope! We request the pleasure of your company to a Preview of the Exhibition: Expressions of Hope: Iraqi Art at a y a g a l l e r y 15 Fulham High St . London SW6 3JH on 3 December 2003 . 7.30 - 9.30pm 8pm: Rashad Selim presents a brief talk about his recent fact-finding trip to Baghdad: "Reoccupy the sky with our dreams, regain the future with our imagination." The Exhibition continues until 3 February 2004 Participating Artists: Adalat, Sadik Alfraji, Sadradeen Ameen, Azzawi, Saadi Dawood, Maysaloun Faraj, Leila Kubba, Hana Mal Allah, Ali Mandalawi, Mohammed Quraish, Rebwar, Rashad Selim, Anahit Sarkes, Yahya al-Shaikh, Alaa Siraih, Sadiq Toma RSVP: Maysaloun Faraj T 0207 371 5050 F 0207 371 8080 E firstname.lastname@example.org The exhibition artworks, all of which are available for purchase, can now be viewed on www.ayagallery.co.uk <http://www.ayagallery.co.uk/> (Theme Exhibitions). Visits to ayagallery are by appointment. The featured image is by Saadi Dawood, Homage to Jewad Selim, 2002. This event is supported by iNCiA (International Network for Contemporary Iraqi Artists: www.incia.co.uk <http://www.incia.co.uk/> ) By forwarding this message to interested others you are actively assisting to promote Iraqi Art on a global scale and your efforts are highly appreciated. To be removed from this database please reply with 'REMOVE' as the Subject and we apologise for any inconvenience this may have caused. _______________________________________________ Sent via the discussion list of the Campaign Against Sanctions on Iraq. To unsubscribe, visit http://lists.casi.org.uk/mailman/listinfo/casi-discuss To contact the list manager, email email@example.com All postings are archived on CASI's website: http://www.casi.org.uk