An exciting artistic development programme, funded by the British Council, for artists and creative practitioners based in Jordan
Mixed-media artist and multidisciplinary designer
Part of “Labyrinth Collection” a series on indoor furniture and sculptures with forms derived by mathematical formulas. Ray is composed of hundreds of laser cut pieces and is reminiscent of the natural formations found in the deserts of the Arab peninsula.
A Virtual Reality experience in a world where privacy and security have long vanished leaving our digital personas vulnerable to censorship and repression.
Perception is subjective and our understanding of the world can be distorted, particularly in an era of rapidly advancing technology and the increase of digital realms. The complexity of our existing reality has been compounded by an abundance of options and blurring of what is real and what is not, leading to the rise of both virtual and false identities.
Zaid Abueisa, If You Were the Ocean (left) An installation visualising ocean layers inviting visitors to become more aware of its influence on human beings.
Haneen Jaafreh, Mesophotica. (right) A 3D-printed, interactive wearable art piece, inspired by corals, is the artist’s intake of the beauty and fragility of these delicate underwater creatures.
A screen based work and invitation to further explore our tangible world and to ask questions about our habits, feelings, and what we receive through the glass in a world where virtual and real are increasingly entangled.
SalahEddin Ayman AlQawasmi, A Journey to an Endless End. (left) An artwork mirroring our lives to an endless end. Will there ever be an end after forever, or is it an endless loop of foreverness?
Mohammad Shehadeh, I’m putting Mohammad to sleep. (right) An installation reflecting on the artist’s relationship with his mother, humanness, care and grief.
A series of artworks mirroring our lives to an endless end. Will there ever be an end after forever, or is it an endless loop of foreverness? There are ropes attached to us, connecting us to the seen and unseen. In the wombs, we are fed by them and, as soon as we get out, we are led by them even though they are invisible. Even our hopes are led by ropes. We might take a rest from this perpetual loop for a second or two, but time and space will never do.
An installation and space for feeling lighter, inviting visitors to experience flying above a cloud bed and seeing imaginative formations take place.
A map projection installation presenting human, non-human relationships and parallels between fungi networks and human organisms and build environments.
What links what is visual and external with what is intellectual and internal? A web game inspired by early internet design aesthetics challenging players to delve into their consciousness to uncover answers needed to progress and complete the game.
An installation reflecting on breathing as a complex and instinctive act and embodiment of the essence of life, creating a space for visitors to breathe.
Social distancing profoundly impacted us as individuals and societies as a whole. This artwork encourages reflection on the consequences of our actions and behaviors. It enables us to think about the changes we have experienced over the past two years and how we have adapted to this new reality. The audience can interpret the silence of the artwork as they see fit, either as a quiet ending or a soothing calm.