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Amani AlThuwaini

artist  |  Amani AlThuwaini

Kuwait

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Being half Kuwaiti, half Ukrainian, identity and memory have always been the driving force behind Amani’s work. She explores themes of memory, tradition and socio-political issues relevant to Kuwait through mixed media; painting, video and installation. Amani has done fieldwork with migrant workers around areas in Kuwait such as Abbasiya, Bneid Algar and Farwaniya; an example is her work Displaced Convention exhibited in Out of Kuwait exhibition at London's Edge ... Read more
Being half Kuwaiti, half Ukrainian, identity and memory have always been the driving force behind Amani’s work.
She explores themes of memory, tradition and socio-political issues relevant to Kuwait through mixed media; painting, video and installation.

Amani has done fieldwork with migrant workers around areas in Kuwait such as Abbasiya, Bneid Algar and Farwaniya; an example is her work Displaced Convention exhibited in Out of Kuwait exhibition at London's Edge of Arabia Gallery in 2013. In 2015 and 2016 she was part of Abolish 153 exhibitions in Contemporary Art Platform Kuwait and JAMM Gallery Dubai, and exhibited her work about women’s social limitations and oppression.

Amani’s print works were chosen to be part of Acts of Looking projection series on the exterior of The Royal Festival Hall in London in March 2016, from the Southbank Center’s Women Of The World festival.
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