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[casi] FW: Expressions of Hope: Iraqi Art

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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
a y a g a l l e r y
15 Fulham High St . London SW6 3JH
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

RSVP: Maysaloun Faraj
T 0207 371 5050
F 0207 371 8080

The exhibition artworks, all of which are available for purchase, can
now be viewed on <>
(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:
<> )

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