Under the patronage of Her Royal Highness Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa, wife of the King of the Kingdom of Bahrain, President of the Supreme Council for Women, the Bahrain Art Exhibition across the border (ARTPAP) was the first exhibition of its kind in the ASEAN region of Singapore.
Under the patronage of the Director of the Bahrain Cross Border Art Exhibition and Exhibition, Kanika Sabrawal, the exhibition entitled “Legacy” (Heritage) was chosen for all Art Exhibitions around the world in 2018. The exhibition hosts 18 Bahraini artists, both veteran and contemporary artists, Who spread their work through the various media, revealing their steadfastness and maturity, and the way that contemporary Bahraini art is inspired by the spirit of the Kingdom’s 5,000-year-old cultural heritage and turning it into a contemporary vision.
The Singapore Art Show will open with a special VIP show on October 22, 2018, and will run until October 27, with the opening at the charming Contemporary Art Museum, Lewin Road, Singapore.
In this context, a team of journalists and influential figures from Singapore will visit Bahrain to learn about the finer points of contemporary Bahraini art, meet artists, etc. Art Select has held a luncheon in their honor and invites participating artists to exchange views with journalists, Among the visiting journalists is Kamiz Narayanan, a Singapore-based Singapore-based writer who writes for the New York Times magazine T-Sungapore, explores her work in fashion, culture and art and contributes to the cultural scene as a whole; and Ng Xiangping, Who is the largest Chinese-language newspaper based in Singapore, with a daily circulation of 200,000 copies; and Chen Wei, co-editor of Aikon, a luxury guide for wealthy, bilingual and modern women with more than 22 years of experience In such areas as travel, luxury and lifestyle, and finally, Alisa Noraini of Rob Report, a magazine specializing in luxury lifestyle, where its themes cover food, elegance, art, fashion and travel.
The eight artists are Ayman Jaafar, Ahmed Al Assaad, Ahmed Anan, Amina Al Abbasi, Baklis Ahmed Fakhro, Malik Al Hassan, Hisham Abdul Rahim Sharif, Hanan Hassan Al Khalifa, Jamal Abdul Rahim, Linda Matar, Lubna Al Amin, Lulwa Al Khalifa, , Nabila Al-Khawara, Nouf Al-Rafi’i, Omar Al-Rashed, Sima Baki and Taybeh Faraj.
“Our exhibition in Singapore is the third exhibition of this year, which marks the very busy period of our cross-border artists program,” said Sheikha Mariam Bint Isa Al Khalifa, Director of Her Royal Highness’s Office. “We look forward to taking our Bahraini artists to A country that shares many commonalities with Bahrain: both are island states committed to a progressive future, and both countries have artists who draw from a rich fountain of historical detail and a heritage of artistic heritage. ”
“The highlight of the show is that Bahraini artists will share their work with contemporary artists in one of Asia’s richest and most passionate arts cities,” said Kanika Sabrual. “We are very proud of the way our Bahraini artists have expressed their own identity around the world and the praise they have received And, more importantly, that Bahraini art has won the admiration of collectors and critics in these countries, and the value they added to their work through the exciting experience provided by the program of artists across the border.