“The artist’s mise en scènes are not, however, simply nocturnal, do not explicitly reference the tribulations of the region, and should be read as more than mere manifestations of despair.”
Publication: “Flickers in the Dark,” in Remains of the Last Red Rose, edited by Abed Al Kadiri. Beirut: Galerie Tanit, 2020.
Keywords: Abed Al Kadiri, art, contemporary, paintings, exhibition, black, color, displacement, movement, migration, refugees, drowning, Mediterranean, sea, instability, turmoil, war, conflict, destruction, resistance, resilience, Nyctophilia, Arcadia, Beirut, Lebanon, South West Asia, Arab world
Image: Abed AlKadiri