Ruya Shop: Hiwa K. Home Grounds

Hiwa K at the Ruya Shop showing three films: Moon Calendar, (2007), A View from Above, (2017), and Pre-Image (Blind as the Mother Tongue), (2017). 11th January-2nd February, 9-2pm Fri and Sat, at the Ruya Shop on Mutannabi Street. Moon Calendar, (2007) is a documentation of the rehearsals for an unrealized performance that took place…

Ruya Shop: Sura Moaed’s UNTITLED WORKS, 2016-18

From Friday 14th to Saturday 15th of December, 2018, the Ruya Shop on Mutanabi Street showed the first solo exhibition “Untitled Works (2016-2018)” of the young artist Sura Moaed (b.1996). Exhibition: from 14th December 2018 to 5th of January 2019 open Fridays and Saturdays only from 9am-2pm.

Ruya Shop: Oliver Beer’s ‘REanimation’

For ‘Reanimation’ British artist Oliver Beer (b. 1985) presents two video works, both based on well known scenes from Disney films and produced by Beer in collaboration with school children in France and Britain. Reanimation [Alice Falling] (2016) reconstructs a scene from Alice in Wonderland (1951) in which Alice falls into a rabbit hole and…

‘Fatherland: Serwan Baran’ the Iraq Pavilion at the 58th Venice Biennale

Serwan Baran will represent Iraq at the 58th Venice Biennale, presenting a solo exhibition which will run from 11 May to 24 November 2019. This will be the fourth National Pavilion of Iraq commissioned by the Ruya Foundation and follows the critical success of ‘Archaic’ which Ruya commissioned for the 57th edition of the Biennale…