Pekka Niittyvirta

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“Fractures” – The Jerusalem Show VII: 24 October–7 November 2014

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Al-Ma’mal for Contemporary Art

The Jerusalem Show VII, entitled “Fractures” and curated by Basak Senova, brings together projects which attempt to detect and process multiple realities and perceptions of events and conditions in relation with different time sequences. By taking “Jerusalem” as the nucleus of these attempts, the basic aim of the project is to establish and discover links between the diverse artistic manifestations and contributions accumulated in the course of the project and the daily-life realities of the city.

Sound performance by Paul Devens, in collaboration with Durbakeh performer Raed Issa, at Al-Ma’mal − The Jerusalem Show VII
Works by Majd Abdel Hamid, Adel Abidin (Iraq/Finland), Noor Abuarafeh, Benji Boyadgian, Lara Baladi (Egypt), Hera Buyuktascian (Turkey), Paul Devens (The Netherlands), Cevdet Erek (Turkey), Rula Halawani (Palestine), Bashar Hroub, Jesper Just (Denmark / USA), Gulsun Karamustafa (Turkey), Jonathan Loppin (France), Jumana Manna, Conor McGrady (Ireland), Tom Nicholson (Australia), Pekka Niittyvirta (Finland), Ceren Oykut (Turkey), Raqs Collective Media (India), Hiraki Sawa (UK / Japan), Sille Storihle (Norway / Germany) and Zehra Sonya (Cyprus).
The Jerusalem Show VII presents a section dedicated to artists’ books by Hani Amra, Banu Cennetoglu (Turkey), Cevdet Erek (Turkey), Maxime Hourani (Lebanon), Ciprian Homorodean (Romania), Jill Magid (USA), Tom Nicholson (Australia), Raqs Media Collective (India), Uriel Orlow (Switzerland / UK), Anita Di Bianco (USA) and Daniel Knorr (Romania / USA).

The Jerusalem Show VII exhibition is open daily 15:00−19:00, and runs until November 7. Venues: Al-Ma’mal (The Tile Factory), Arab Catholic Scouts, Austrian Hospice of the Holy Family, Center for Jerusalem Studies (Hammam el-Ayn & Hammam el-Shifa), Gallery Anadiel, Hammam Virgin Mary, Khalidi library, Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, Saint Francis Store, Patriarch’s Pool, The Swedish Christian Study Center, and Nicola Zaphiriades’ Shop.
Organized by: Al-Ma’mal Foundation for Contemporary Art