IN SEARCH OF A PROPHET | Khalil Gibran: A Guide For Our Times
IN SEARCH OF A PROPHET is a CARAVAN peacebuilding exhibition held in Bahrain showcasing work by acclaimed Middle Eastern and international contemporary artists inspired by Khalil Gibran’s universal message of peace and harmony, found in his art and writings.
Manama, Bahrain International Exhibition & Convention Centre (BIECC)Map
Organized by CARAVAN, the exhibition visually highlights how Khalil Gibran, a unique blend of East and West, can be an unparalleled guide for our times, related to peace, harmony and the building of bridges between the creeds and cultures of the Middle East and West.
IN SEARCH OF A PROPHET reflects the compelling universal spiritual contribution that Khalil Gibran has made and continues to make to the world through his poetry, writings and art, showing how Gibran’s voice is timeless, appealing to heart and mind, faith and reason, a guiding spirit for our times. Gibran’s most popular book, The Prophet, focuses on the themes that unite all peoples and religions. To read Gibran’s writings is to follow a journey towards peace and harmony, reconnecting us with humanity.
The two exhibitions will be held in the following places:
In Bahrain at ArtBAB (Bahrain's International Art Fair) from 14-18 March 2018
In Cairo, Egypt – 15-30 April 2018 (Marakez, 6 El Sheikh Al Marsafi St., Zamalek)
London, UK – summer 2018 (venue being finalized)
The exhibition in Bahrain is guest curated by Janet Rady of Janet Rady Fine Art. In Egypt, the exhibition is guest curated by Marion Baecker Fromlet, Founder/CEO of Culture Bridge Egypt. Sponsors are Marakez and ArtBAB.