Ammar Khalifa is a Sudanese artist currently residing in Penang. His exhibition:
‘Season of Migration to the East’, is his first solo exhibition in Georgetown.
His paintings are inspired by Tayeb Salih’s seminal literary work Season of Migration to the North, the aesthetic expressions of cross-colonial references embrace themes such as migration versus home, belonging versus estrangement and exile versus assimilation. The paintings combining both traditional Islamic calligraphy and a contemporary painting style.
The paintings on show are an attempt to make you think on how much of your cultural, maybe orthodox or ancestral inheritance influence your opinions or modern behavioural patterns.
25th April to May 15th
Tuesdays to Sundays
59A, Jalan Timah, 10030 Georgetown, Malaysia.
(within Hin Bus Depot Art Centre)
+6010 2204637
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