Selim

Mediterranean

  • Binding Hardcover
  • Size 26 x 24 cm
  • Pages 112
  • Illustrations 80
  • Language Italian, German, English
  • Year 2019
  • ISBN 9788836644223
  • Price € 28,00  € 23,80
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Abstract

Selim Abdullah [...] preserves the existential need in the beauty of the composition (hence in the light), in the materials and in the shaping of his work. His art is balanced on the cusp between the terrifying and the glorious - as though, via the artistic act, the creative process, he was shaping that moment when Fate would be overcome, could be defeated - on behalf of us all, but particularly for History's victims. Even if it just means that we sit together as if in an archaic ritual, silently waiting: Attesa (The Waiting, 2008) - an action that can be more heroic than any conquest, than any heroic deed that leads to new disasters over and over again.
Roland Scotti

Genoa, Spazio - Laboratorio d’Arte Salita San Francesco, November 2019 - 8 March 2020
Appenzell, Kunstmuseum, May - October 2020