Project 1

Video Art by HAMRA ABBAS
9 January until 6 February 2009

1st project at Babusch: video art by Hamra Abbas (born 1976 in Kuwait, lives and works in Boston and Islamabad)

Left/Right, 2006 (video animation)

Battle Scenes, 2006 (animation on DVD)

News January 2009: Art Asia Pacific has nominated Hamra as their 'One Artist for 2009' in their 2009 Almanac. (Past nominees have included Subodh Gupta, Yeondoo Jung and Ranjani Shettar.) She will also be showing two projects in Sharjah as part of the Sharjah Biennial and is a finalist for the new Jameel Prize which will be launched this summer with a show at London's V&A.

Hamra Abbas' Website

Hamra Abbas at Green Cardamom

to be published in autumn 2009: Hamra Abbas: Object Lessons (includes essays by Sophie Gordon, MiaJankowicz, Divia Patel, Quddus Mirza, Hammad Nasar, Anna Sloan, Barbara J. Scheuermann, Haema Sivanesan and Virginia Whiles and an interview with Sharmini Pereira)

Courtesy Green Cardamom, London