Arab Express: The Latest Art from the Arab World was a unique and timely exhibition at the Tokyo’s Mori Art Museum. The show was curated by the museum’s Nanjo Fumio and Kondo Kenichi, who also wrote essays for the catalogue, along with excellent contributions from Arab art historians Nada Shabout and Salwa Mikdadi. The exhibition featured 34 Arab artists (including one collective), 11 of them female, and covered ten Arab countries. It included 18 photographers, five video artists, nine artists that use new-media performance and installation, and only three painters.Continue Reading →
Christopher Kuhl is visual artist working in painting, photography, and video as well as a cultural writer based in Atlanta and New York City. He is a contributor to European Photography, Art in America, and Stretcher. His work has been shown at PS1, Artists Space, The Hague, and Ginza Hall. He has received grants from the City of Atlanta and the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation.