Venice - National Participation

Syrian Arab Republic 2017

Ex Cinema Chiesa del Redentore

13 May 201726 Nov 2017

The Syrian Arab Republic Pavilion takes part at the 57th Venice Biennale with “Everybody admires Palmyra’s Greatness”, a group show commissioned and curated by Emad Kashout.

The Pavilion in its six years of participation, developed the comparison between free aesthetic experiences characterizing contemporary world.
Syrian and International artists Asma Alfyoumi, Giuseppe Biasio, Lina Dib, Angelo Dozio, Franca Pisani, Anas Al Raddawi, Abdullah Reda, Patrizia Dalla Valle, are called to show through different media (videos, paintings and site-specifics) the wide range of stylistic approaches and creative practices the same environmental and historical context could offer.

The exhibition is also a tribute to Palmyra, the ancient city recently destroyed, to remember us its importance in worldwide Art and Culture. Each artist is invited to shown, in his own personal way, leaving prints attesting human existence.

  • Asma Alfyoumi, The women who wail. Courtesy of the artist Asma Alfyoumi, The women who wail. Courtesy of the artist

Related Artists

Asma Alfyoumi

Giuseppe Biasio

Lina Dib

Angelo Dozio

Franca Pisani

Anas Al Raddawi

Abdullah Reda

Patrizia Dalla Valle

Curators

Emad Kashout

Special Events

Destination: Venice
Where: Ex Cinema Chiesa del Redentore
Type: Press Preview
Admission: By Invitation Only

Press Preview

Destination: Venice
Where: Ex Cinema Chiesa del Redentore
Type: Press Preview
Admission: By Invitation Only

Press Preview

Destination: Venice
Where: Ex Cinema Chiesa del Redentore
Type: Press Preview
Admission: By Invitation Only

Press Preview

Destination: Venice
Where: Ex Cinema Chiesa del Redentore
Type: Opening
Admission: By Invitation Only

Vernissage of the Pavilion

Contacts & Details

COMMISSIONER:
Emad Kashout

OPENING:
tue, wed, thu, fri, sat, sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

CLOSING DAYS:
mon

ADMISSION:
Ticket

ADDRESS:
Ex Cinema Chiesa del Redentore, Giudecca Venice, 30133 Italy