Sun, 28 Jun|
@Home with ... AMMAR ABD RABBO, ERIKA LARSEN & SHANNON TAGGART
Speaker: Jolaine Frizzel in conversation with the artists on how “picturing the invisible” resonates with their work.
Date & Time
28 Jun 2020, 20:00 GTS
ABOUT THE EVENT
Ammar Abd Rabbo is a French‐Syrian artist and one of the Arab world’s leading photographers. His work has been published in the most widely circulated publications, from Time Magazine to Paris Match, Der Spiegel, Le Monde, and Asharq Al Awsat. His photos appeared on more than 60 magazines. His work on Aleppo in war time (2013‐2014) was widely published and exhibited. He has been named “Knight of Arts and Letters” in a ceremony in Paris in 2018.
Erika Larsen is a multidisciplinary storyteller fascinated by the way people communicate with the nature world. Her monograph ‘Sami‐Walking with Reindeer’, a reflection of her time living in the Scandinavian Arctic, was published in 2013. Larsen was a 2017 Fellow with National Geographic Society for an ongoing project exploring how communities that maintain close ties to nature communicate this relationship through ritual. Her work has been included in the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, National Geographic Society, Fotografiska Museum and the United States Embassy in Oslo.
Shannon Taggart is a photographer based in Brooklyn, New York. Her photographs have been exhibited and featured internationally, including within the publications TIME, New York Times Magazine, Discover and Newsweek. Her work has been recognized by Nikon, Magnum Photos and the Inge Morath Foundation, American Photography, and the Alexia Foundation for World Peace. Her first monograph, SÉANCE, was listed as one of TIME magazine’s best photobooks of 2019. Photographing the religion of spiritualism is her specialty.
Jolaine Frizzell is a Dubai‐based arts professional. She has a BA in Art History and BFA degree in Photography, and post graduated with an MA in Art History from the University of Western Ontario. She worked at various arts organizations, and was appointed as a Director at galleries in Zurich, and London. Over the past 12 years, she has been managing a gallery, working with international artists, curating exhibitions, and participating in events around the world. In 2015, Frizzell relocated to Dubai and has worked at Leila Heller Gallery and The Third Line. She is currently Director of The Institute for Emerging Art.