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Exhibition Celebration | Opening Reception for Faisal Abdu’Allah: “DARK MATTER”

September 16, 2022

5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

triptych of jacquard tapestries, each showing a person standing
Faisal Abdu’Allah, The Duppy Conqueror (triptych), 2017. Jacquard tapestries, 117 x 60 inches, each. Courtesy of the Artist and Magnolia Editions.

Overview

You’re invited to the free Exhibition Celebration and Opening Reception for Faisal Abdu’Allah: DARK MATTER which includes an Artist Talk by Faisal Abdu’Allah at 6:30 PM in the MMoCA Lecture Hall. The evening also includes time to explore the exhibition, as well as lively mixes by DJ Phil Money (Lobby) and a non-alcoholic cash bar (3rd floor).

Artist Talk

Faisal Abdu’Allah will discuss DARK MATTER, which includes a selection of the artist’s most celebrated series, along with the continuing arc of his artistic practice. Lecture hall seating is limited, so be sure to find your seat right away.

This celebration is admission free and open to the public. Please enter through the MMoCA Lobby doors at 227 State Street. Masks are highly encouraged indoors at MMoCA.

The exhibition opens on Friday, September 16, 2022 at 5 PM and closes on April 2, 2023. Admission is free.


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A triptych of three jacquard tapestries hanging on a wall, each featuring a full-body portrait of artist Faisal Abdu'Allah wearing an eye mask. In two tapestries, he wears a top hat, a long coat, and a scarf. His stance his fairly similar in each tapestry, but the placement of or gesture made by his hands are different each time.
Faisal Abdu’Allah, The Duppy Conqueror (triptych), 2017. Jacquard tapestries, 117 x 60 inches, each. Courtesy of the Artist and Magnolia Editions.

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