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Exhibition Jameel Prize 2011

From March 20, 2012 until July 15, 2012

Casa Árabe hosts this exhibition in Madrid in collaboration with the Victoria and Albert Museum of London. The 10 finalist pieces of work of the prestigious prize Jameel will be displayed.

This prize is supported by the entity Abdel Latif Jameel Community Initiatives (ALJCI), and is awarded annually to those artists whose works and contemporary creations are inspired on Islamic culture and art. Jameel Prize 2011 exhibits pieces of the artists Rachid Koraïchi, winner of the prize, and finalists Noor Ali Chagani, Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian, Bita Ghezelayagh, Babak Golkar, Hayv Kahraman, Aisha Khalid, Hazem El Mestikawy, Hadieh Shafie, and Soody Sharifi.

From April 18th to July 15th, the exhibition visiting hours are from Monday to Saturday, from 11.00 to 15.00 and from 16.00 to 19.30; Sundays and holidays from 11.00 to 15.00.

At the Edward W. Said Media Library a space to access and consult a great number of publications on Islamic art and on contemporary creation has been provided. It is located next to other pieces of work from the exhibition.
Likewise, the visitor will find other elements available, such as digital publications, websites with interviews to the artists and videos showing the creative process as well as the final production of those pieces, many of which are deeply rooted on traditional craftwork.
Exhibition Jameel Prize 2011