Humaira Abid: Searching for Home - CANCELLED

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Presented by The Center for Art in Wood at The Center for Art in Wood, Philadelphia PA

Feb 07 2020
Apr 18 2020
Humaira Abid: Searching for Home - CANCELLED

Due to the CDC recommendations for Covid19 this event has been cancelled.

Humaira Abid (b. Lahore, Pakistan, active Seattle, WA) is well known for her unique visual language, which blends sculpture in wood with her twist on traditional Mughal miniature painting. Abid’s occupation with woodcarving, a male-dominated field, reflects her commitment to challenging stereotypes. The beauty and mastery of her carvings of prosaic objects, ripe with subtext, belie the violence, cruelty, upheaval, and instability in society, especially that to which women are

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EVENTS  First Fridays | Feb 7, March 6, April 3 | 5 – 9 PM at the CenterGallery talk with the artist and curator | Fri, Feb 7 | 6 – 7 PM followed by opening reception at the Center A Conversation with Humaira Abid, Jennifer-Navva Milliken (Artistic Director, The Center for Art in Wood), and Jodi Throckmorton, Curator of Contemporary Art (PAFA) | Sat, February 8 | 3:30 – 4:30 PM at the Rhoden Arts Center, Samuel M.V. Hamilton Building, Philadelphia Academy of Fine Arts | $15, free for members of the Center and PAFAYoung Artist Speakers Series: Wit López | Wed, March 4 | 6 – 8 PM at the CenterInternational Women’s Day at the Center | Sat, March 7 | 2 – 4 PM at the CenterClosing Event for Searching for Home panel discussion | Sat, April 18 | 2 – 4 PM at the Center Please check the Center’s website and social media for news on programs and events!

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


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