YOUSSEF NABIL – TIME OF TRANSFORMATION

NEWSText: Satsuki Miyanishi

Youssef Nabil, The Last Dance (I), Denver, 2012, Hand colored gelatin silver print, 26 x 39 cm each (12 prints)

The Third Line presents internationally acclaimed artist Youssef Nabil’s fourth solo show in Dubai, which premieres the New York based Egyptian artist’s latest body of work. Working with his characteristic technique of hand painted silver gelatin photographs, Nabil introduces us to three new series that reflect upon the clash of archetypes that define the state of his present day home country.

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This new body of work explores notions of transition and change as Nabil reflects upon an Egypt that is rapidly transforming and acquiring new ideals that he is unfamiliar with. An alien disconnect that has much more to do with the changing landscape than his physical absence, Nabil presents ephemeral imagery that he feels will soon be lost forever.

Youssef Nabil – Time of Transformation
Date: April 24th – June 12th, 2013
Opening hours: 10:00 – 19:00 (Closed on Friday)
Place: The Third Line
Address: Street 6, Industrial area Al Quoz 3, Dubai
Tel: +971 4 341 1367
http://www.thethirdline.com

Text: Satsuki Miyanishi

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