The Sun Also Rises

9 Jul 2016 – 24 Sep 2016

Mur Nomade

Hong Kong
Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong


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The Sun Also Rises: solo exhibition by Nastaran Shahbazi, interventions by invited artists

Opening and Performance on Saturday 9th July:
. performance with Sze Ka Yan at 4pm
. the opening will continue until 6pm

Born in Iran, Nastaran Shahbazi lives between Paris and Hong Kong. Featuring her latest paintings, 'The Sun Also Rises' looks at the notions of displacement and migration with a focus on individual experiences. Life on the road becomes a metaphor for one’s personal search for meaning. Not designed as a fixed object, the exhibition is rather the starting point of a series of discussions and collaborations. Artists from various disciplines will be invited throughout the summer to respond and to intervene within the initial presentation.

Wishing to move away from images and interpretations of displacement focusing on its collective aspects, this exhibition and the related artistic collaborations take loneliness, utopia and the search for meaning as inherent components of every journey, and intend to reflect on the individuality of the experience of displacement.

The first intervention within the exhibition will be Sze Ka Yan’s music performance conceived with Nastaran Shahbazi and curator Amandine Hervey to invite the audience to observe and reassess the tension and the space between collective and individual listening experiences.

'The Sun Also Rises: solo exhibition by Nastaran Shahbazi, interventions by invited artists' will continue until September 24th. All along the summer, please visit Mur Nomade’s websitewww.murnomade.com or Facebook page for updates and announcements of the next interventions.

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Amamdine Hervey

Exhibiting artists

Nastaran Shahbazi

Nastaran Shahbazi


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