The Maraya Art Center is hosting a solo exhibition by artist Hashem Harp entitled “Temporary Museum”. For Palestine ”from October 20 to February 10, 2022 was attended by Sheikh Latifa Bint Maktoum, Founder and Director of Tashkeel, CEO (Shurook) and Shurook of the Sharjah Investment and Development Authority. Sheikh Nawar Al Qasimi, Director of the Sharjah Art Foundation, Abdel Monim Al Cherkal, Founder of Al Cherkel Avenue, Ahmed Al Qasir, Executive Director of the Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shrook) and many other artists and enthusiasts of the arts.
Featuring the latest works of Palestinian artist Hasim Harbin, the exhibition reflects the traditional essence of the Dubai-based international artist and his efforts to incorporate the relationship between man and space into a socio-cultural approach. Homeland Palestine, through archives containing old maps, photographs and family paintings, are displayed inside bottles and glass jars.
In his works, the artist uses photography in a visual environment inspired by museums and editing techniques that combine visual media with each other. He hopes to establish a permanent museum to show his collection to all visitors in the future.
Over the years, artist Hashem Harp has been interested in collecting Palestinian memorabilia and rare fragments from international digital auctions held online, some of which were in the late eighteenth century in 1779, where he owns a collection of historical maps of Palestinian and ancient Phoenician 17 civilizations (17 1864) Rare historical trade routes depicting the Holy Land by Orientalist painters such as, family portraits and works of art except books
The exhibition offers visitors an interesting experience as it displays historical images of the Holy Land in black and white. Dimensional traces of the past.
The exhibition, which comes with the support of the “Tabari Art Space” exhibition, deals with profound topics such as immigration, archival and nostalgia for lost history, and provides an insight into the artist’s deep-rooted roots between the past, present and future. It presents collections that reveal the social population, economic experience and nature of the land and the civilized status of Palestine at various levels such as its flora and fauna.
Commenting on the title of the exhibition, artist Hashem Harp said: “The museum covers all aspects of spreading science and knowledge on various topics, and it is a place that never stops changing and growing, and when I reached the age of forty, I thought about my career, my products and my artistic achievements. Others need my personal discoveries to participate.
Each book I have collected over the past few years includes map, photography and material, and in 2012, I documented in-depth research and specific features to cover those moments and to provide a cultural celebration and a contemporary story of an eternal history. . ”
For her part, the exhibition’s supervisor, Sima Assam, said: “I am proud to evaluate the exhibition” Hasim Harp. Temporary Museum. Not only am I of Palestinian-Jordanian descent to Palestine at the Malaya Art Center, but this exhibition is a turning point in the artist’s life, as Hazem Harp relies on the techniques of filmmaking to help connect with the audience. With contemporary visual sensory designs that illuminate stations from ancient times, the contemporary area reflects historical stories with great attention, inquiry, academic inquiry and careful research, and to enrich people’s thinking and knowledge. Listen to the real story and the stories of Palestine, a nation and people.