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Adham Faramawy: Skin Flicks

Adham Faramawy Skin Flick 2019, video production still. Courtesy the artist

Join us as we premiere Adham Faramawy's Skin Flick and screen his work in video

Artist Adham Faramawy presents a programme of his new and recent work in video.

Faramawy uses technology to explore issues of materiality, touch, embodiment and identity construction. His work crosses aesthetic categories and co-opts special effects drawn from advertising to evoke desire for people, things and experiences.

Programme

Introduction by Adham Faramawy​
Vichy Shower, [UK] 2014, digital video, colour, sound, 9 min 48 sec
Full Body Facial [UK] 2014, digital video, colour, sound, 5 min 17 sec
Sparkling Life, Pure Water, Healthy World [UK] 2014, digital video, colour, sound, 7 min 30 sec
SXC N00DZ [UK] 2014, digital video, colour, sound, 6 min 30 sec
Body Firming Lotion (SuX 2B U), [UK] 2017, digital video, colour, sound, 4 min 49 sec
Cola Revlon Mouthwash [UK] 2015, digital video, colour, sound, 32 seconds
Janus Collapse [UK] 2016, digital video, colour, sound, 9 min 37 sec
Make Up Tutorial [UK] 2018, digital video, colour, sound, 3 min
Skin Flick [UK] 2019, digital video, colour, sound, 13 min 30 sec

Biography

Adham Faramawy

Adham Faramawy (b.1981, Dubai) is an artist based in London. His work spans moving image, sculptural installation and print. Solo exhibitions of his work include There’s this thing, this feeling... Naughton Gallery, Belfast; Janus Collapse (the juice box edition), The Bluecoat, Liverpool; Feels Real, Marian Cramer Projects, Amsterdam and Hydra, Cell Projects, London. Faramway was shortlisted for the Jarman award in 2017.

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Date & Time

12 September 2019 at 19.00–20.30