Art

A contemporary take on the Archaic

01 June 2017Alserkal Avenue
A contemporary take on the Archaic

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The Iraq Pavilion exhibition at the 57th Venice Biennale, named 'Archaic', speaks to the rich cultural heritage of Iraq, that has endured a tumultuous socio-political past. We had a chance to sit down with author Tamara Chalabi, who is also the curator for the Iraq Pavilion at the 57th Venice Biennale to get some insight into how each work complements the overarching message of the exhibition.