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Echo Chamber

Murals or Wall Art are a popular category on TrekEarth. Usually murals are to be found on blind walls in the city. Today’s presentation shows you a mural inside a museum.
“Het OOG” (The EYE) is a kind of courtyard inside the museum. Part of the courtyard is a curved wall standing on a floor with a few centimetres water.

Navine G. Khan-Dossos (1982) occupies “Het Oog” for the creation of a mural, Echo Chamber.
During half a year visitors could literally see the work being created. When I visited the museum, the work was finished.

◙ Navine Khan-Dossos’ painting practice is based on a rigorous training in Islamic art and History of Art. She is constantly dealing with the complexities of Orientalism and Other, in both historical and contemporary contexts. She has developed a form of geometric abstraction that merges the traditional Aniconism of Islamic art with the algorithmic nature of the interconnected world we live in. The subject of her work is often the conflicted and complex relationship of Islam to the West, that is an inescapable and vital subject to be dealing with today. (website van Abbe Museum)
You can read more about the interesting genesis of this artwork by using THIS LINK

■ Main picture: ◙ Echo Chamber
■ Workshop 1: ◙ Close Up of the pattern
■ Workshop 2: ◙ Personal artistic diptych


Make: SONY-ILCE-6300
Software: PaintShop Pro 20,00
Exposure Time: 1/200 sec
F-Stop: f/4.0
ISO Speed Ratings: 160
Focal Length: 18 mm
Date Taken: 2017-10-11 02:34
Metering Mode: Pattern

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