‘Eruption’ exhibition kicks off at Anima gallery

Aiming to create a space for dialogue and reflection on the themes of change, upheaval, and transformation defining the current epoch, Anima Gallery at Msheireb Downtown, unveiled Eruption, an exhibition showcasing various artistic disciplines including sculptures and digital painting.

On the occasion of the launch Ghada Sholy, Founder and Director at Anima Gallery, said: “Eruption is an exhibition to showcase the effects of social media like Instagram and TikTok. It is about how it affects our art and lives socially, physically, emotionally, and politically in every single way. We have the work of 18 artists and every artist is interpreting the word eruption.”

Numerous sculptural installations and artworks were displayed at the gallery including Odalisque, a gold metallic real leather, varied-density polyurethane form filling artwork by Anastasia Nysten, Ready, Aim, Fire, a combination of colour, pigment, fire, and smoke, acrylic on canvas by Jean Boghossian and Media Shout, painted stainless steel by Nadim Karam.

Speaking to The Peninsula on the artwork by Boghossian, Garo Bardakjin, International Relations for the Belgian-Lebanese artists’ work said that “As fire as the medium, it is one of the most destructive things you can play around.”

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