Tarek Abouamin at Prismatic
From Rue d’Armant, Anna Leonowens Art Gallery, Egyptian-born, Halifax-based artist Tarek Abouamin’s exhibit of photographs about his relationship with a homeland he can no longer call home will be showing Tuesday, October 12th to Sunday, October 17th, opening 5:30pm.
Tarek Abouamin is a filmmaker and teacher at NSCAD University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. His exceptional style of cinematography is showcased in award winning film Masquerade (Best Atlantic Short Film 2003, AFF) and the Genie-Nominated The Wake of Calum MacLeod (2008). Other film credits include Recollection (2004), Serious Miracles (2005), Quiet at Dawn (2009), Colours of Exile (2009), and
Gawab (2010). Abouamin recently collaborated with award-winning director, Rohan Fernando, on his soon-to-be-released feature film, Snow, and with award- winning director Shahin Sayadi on the touring stage production, The Veil. A retrospective presentation of Abouamin’s photography premiered in January 2010 at the Cairo Opera House in Egypt.
Tarek will be presenting his works as part of Prismatic, 2010. Please refer to www.onelighttheatre.com for specific details on this event.