Áber: Expressions of Culture, Identity and Language
Monday, June 24, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (PDT)
Santa Monica, CA
Imagine a world where misconceptions and stereotypes between two cultures can be broken down and re-imagined through the modern works of young people unafraid to explore common bonds.
Qatar Foundation International and ADC Contemporary & BUILDING BRIDGES International Art Exchange are hosting an art exhibit that explores these themes.
Get your ticket today before we run out! This is a chance to see the students' art work in person if you are in the Southern California area!
What: A FREE art exhibit opening is celebrating the crossroads between American and Arabic cultures. The art installation is titled: ‘Aber: Expressions of Culture, Identity and Language. Syrian Hip-Hop artist Omar Offendum will be performing at the gallery. Tickets are first-come, first-served.
When: Monday, June 24, 2013 6:30-8:30 pm. Where: ADC Contemporary & BUILDING BRIDGES International Art Exchange / Bergamot Station in Santa Monica, Calif. (2525 Michigan Ave. F2, Santa Monica, CA)
Who: The artists are high school students from Los Angeles, Portland and Doha, who created 10 graffiti panels reflecting upon their backgrounds and their journey together in Doha
When & Where
Qatar Foundation International (QFI)
QFI is a U.S.-based member of Qatar Foundation (QF). Its mission is dedicated to connecting cultures and advancing global citizenship through education. QFI is profit organization in Washington, D.C., focused on grant-giving and programmatic activities that promote education as a force that facilitates collaboration across geographical, social and cultural boundaries. Learn more at www.qfi.org.