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The Abraaj Group Art Prize

Exhibition catalogue published by KALEIDOSCOPE on the occasion of the 10th edition of The Abraaj Group Art Prize, presented in the context of Art Dubai 2018.

Zine pack for the 2018 edition of The Abraaj Group Art Prize featuring winning artist Lawrence Abu Hamdan and shortlisted artists Basma Alsharif, Neil Beloufa and Ali Cherri. Curated by Myriam Ben Salah and presented in the context of Art Dubai, the exhibition portrays multiple spaces of otherness, simultaneously physical and mental.

The book set, acting as the exhibition catalogue for the exhibition of the Prize, is comprised of four publications portraying the nominated artists in four different cities, together with the critical appendix featuring contributions by Myriam Ben Salah, Andrea Lissoni, Suzy Halajian, Azar Mahmoudian and Tarek El-Ariss.

Design by Bureau Borsche, photography by Jana Gerberding, Nathanael Turner, Leonard Mechineau, and Ayla Hibri.

"This exhibition focuses on an interest that all four artists share in their practice: exploring spaces of otherness, the way they are constructed and their effect on our perception of truth."
–Myriam Ben Salah

The Abraaj Group Art Prize enables talented artists in the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia region to develop their practice by realizing a unique project. The 2018 edition Prize has been awarded to Beirut-based artist Lawrence Abu Hamdan (Jordanian, b. 1985).

Myriam Ben Salah is an independent curator and Editor in Chief of KALEIDOSCOPE.

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