02 Oct 2021 → 04 Dec 2021

Palestinian artist Majd Abdel Hamid works chiefly through the medium of small-scale, often abstract and colourful embroideries, employing simple, humble materials worked with great delicacy. As a self-taught embroiderer, Hamid’s works are the fruit of a slow, laborious act of making, conceived as “sculptures in time” rather than demonstrations of virtuosic skill. The hand-stitched works are artisanal, even amateur in feel. Each is a record of its own imperfections, hesitations and omissions, that leaves visible the raw fabric of the support. The motifs – often left unfinished seem to derive from the history of modern art, from monochrome works to geometric abstraction, and expressionism. Occasionally, figurative motifs evoke scenes from documentary news footage, or portraits – reconstituted...

Opening Hours

Monday Closed
Tuesday 12:00 - 18:00
Wednesday 12:00 - 18:00
Thursday 12:00 - 18:00
Friday 12:00 - 18:00
Saturday 12:00 - 18:00
Sunday Closed
Gallery Info → Map →
02 Oct 2021 → 04 Dec 2021
02 Oct 2021 → 04 Dec 2021

Palestinian artist Majd Abdel Hamid works chiefly through the medium of small-scale, often abstract and colourful embroideries, employing simple, humble materials worked with great delicacy. As a self-taught embroiderer, Hamid’s works are the fruit of a slow, laborious act of making, conceived as “sculptures in time” rather than demonstrations of virtuosic skill. The hand-stitched works are artisanal, even amateur in feel. Each is a record of its own imperfections, hesitations and omissions, that leaves visible the raw fabric of the support. The motifs – often left unfinished seem to derive from the history of modern art, from monochrome works to geometric abstraction, and expressionism. Occasionally, figurative motifs evoke scenes from documentary news footage, or portraits – reconstituted...

Opening Hours

Monday Closed
Tuesday 12:00 - 18:00
Wednesday 12:00 - 18:00
Thursday 12:00 - 18:00
Friday 12:00 - 18:00
Saturday 12:00 - 18:00
Sunday Closed
Gallery Info → Map →