Gallery One is pleased to present a solo exhibition by Amer Shomali entitled broken weddings for the 12th edition of Art Dubai taking place on March 21-24, 2018, at Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai at Booth C4.
Amer Shomali is a Palestinian multidisciplinary artist, using painting, films, digital media, installations and comics as tools to explore and interact with the sociopolitical scene in Palestine. Much of Shomali’s work examines the creation and the use of the Palestinian revolution’s iconography.
His art works are part of several collections: the Museum of Manufactured Response to Absence (MoMRtA), Birzeit University Museum, Al-Qattan Foundation; as well as the private collections of Dr. Ramzi Dalloul, Ms. Rana Sadik, Mr. Hashim Shawa, Mr. Rami Nimer, and Mr. George Al Al Ama.
Shomali co-directed an award winning animated documentary, The Wanted 18, which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2014. The film was awarded 14 international awards, the best documentary award in Abu Dhabi, Carthage, Traverse City, and Al-Jazeera Film Festivals. The Wanted 18 was in the official submission lists for the foreign language and documentary categories of the Oscars 88th.
Born in Kuwait in 1981, Shomali holds a BSc in Architecture from Birzeit University in Palestine, and a Master’s degree in Animation from Bournemouth University in the United Kingdom. He is currently based in Ramallah, Palestine.
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PRIVATE DAYS (by invitation only)
Monday, March 19, 2018: Art Dubai Modern Preview
Tuesday, March 20, 2018: Art Dubai Preview
Tuesday, March 20, 2018: Jumeirah Patrons Preview
Tuesday, March 20, 2018: The Abraaj Group Art Prize Unveiling
Wednesday, March 21, 2018: VIP Opening__PUBLIC DAYS
Wednesday, March 21, 2018: 1-4pm Ladies Day Preview (free entry for all ladies)
Thursday, March 22, 2018: 4-9:30pm
Friday, March 23, 2018: 2-9:30pm
Saturday, March 24, 2018: 12-6:30pm