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Abu Dhabi Festival
In conversation: Emirati Artist Farah Al Qasimi with Maya El Khalil
Under the honorary patronage of H.H Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and honorary patron of the Abu Dhabi Festival, the Abu Dhabi Music and Arts Foundation (ADMAF) hosted the second panel discussion as part of the ‘Art @ Embassies’ initiative. This event was part of the 20th edition of the Abu Dhabi Festival, held under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Shamsa bint Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Nahyan.
Abu Dhabi Festival
4 October – 20 November 2023
Delfina Foundation, London SW1E 6DY, United Kingdom
The show takes its title from the error message that flashes up when Al Qasimi attempts to boot up her old family computer: Abort, Retry, Fail? This machine connected the artist and her family to the world in the late 90’s and early 2000s, and until recently, served as a portal through which the artist could attempt an escape from reality, revisiting the games that kept her occupied as a child: as a pirate, a gunslinging biker, or a tiny ball bouncing off the edges of the screen.
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