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Annie Kurkdjian | Flight and Enclosure

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Albareh Art Gallery presents “Flight and Enclosure” a solo exhibition by Lebanese painter Annie Kurkdjian and her first exhibition in Bahrain. The official opening will be on the 3rd of December 2013 at Albareh Premises in Adliya at 7 p.m. The exhibition will last until the 30th of December 2013. Following from her debut with Albareh at Art Dubai 2013, the Lebanese artist returns with her signature paintings, investigating transgressions effected on the human body as a consequence of violence and anxiety. A vision drawn out of what she calls the “orgy of Beirut”, inspired by a number of readings in film, philosophy and literature, her work does not spare us the unmediated sight of horror. Yet the vision is fragmentary; absent elements complete the vision and compete with the imagination in encoded signals