Trade Routes

Alighiero Boetti — Mappa, 1984  (Embroidery)

David Zink Yi

David Zink Yi — Neusilber (New Silver), 2009

Bharti Kher

Bharti Kher — Not all who wander are lost, 2012

Maha Malluh

Maha Malluh — Food for Thought 11300, 2013  (Mixed media installation; cassette tapes in wooden bread baking trays)

Trade routes have connected the major centres of civilisation in Europe and Asia since antiquity. These routes not only made the exchange of goods possible, but also fostered cultural exchanges between distant regions. The group exhibition, ‘Trade Routes’, presents a diverse picture of where these trade routes stand in today’s globalised society through the lens of 15 artists.

The exhibition features video installations, sculptures and two-dimensional works by artists based in Africa, China, Europe, India, and the Middle East including Adel Abidin, Fatima Al Qadiri & Khalid al Gharaballi, Alighiero Boetti, Monir Farmanfarmaian, Subodh Gupta, Gülsün Karamustafa, Bharti Kher, Rachid Koraïchi, Lee Xe, Maha Malluh, Bettina Pousttchi,Hassan Sharif, Wael Shawky and David Zink Yi.

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