Nora’s Blog

Keep checking this post for updates on Nora’s Cloth exhibitions… 

May 2014: The W3 Exhibit was well received!

W3 exhibit of Nora's Cloth 05/2014
W3 exhibit of Nora’s Cloth 05/2014

Thank you London! I was interviewed at the exhibition by BBC radio who walked through the installation with me. Super yay!

Spring 2014: Nora’s Cloth opens for a week long run at London’s W3 Gallery on May 6th!

Nora’s Cloth in London will include photos of family in the british capital spanning from 1954 through the 1980s. Sudanese women and their fashion are not a new addition to London’s diverse population…

January 02 2014: Catch the one day group exhibition featuring Nora’s Cloth videos in Jönköping, Sweden!

Nora’s Cloth videos are a part of a group exhibition by Swedish and international artists from Mejan (KKH).  The exhibition is being held at the Matchstick Museum in Jönköping, a city historically known for it’s matchstick industry.

Fall 2013: Nora’s Cloth is a mixed media art installation project.  October 2013 Nora’s Cloth was shown in Bergen, Norway for one week.

 

 

January 2013: On February 13 2013 Nora’s dress rehearsal previewed at KKH for a week as a test run. Here is a teaser…

The artist wears Sudanese clothes on Stockholm's fashion street Biblioteksgatan.
Nora’s Cloth Mock Fashion Self Portraits

In the photo the artist wears Sudanese clothes on Stockholm’s fashion street Biblioteksgatan. More photos of the installation’s dress rehearsal are posted on Made By Issraa. Techniques explored at the Royal Institute of Art (KKH) in Stockholm during the first half of 2012 were previewed at Open Studios a student exhibition at KKH’s main building in Skeppsholmen. See video for a preview. Nora’s Cloth is supported by an Ibsen Scholarship.

For more on the project and to arrange exhibitions please contact me.

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I am a Sudanese artist working with art installations, photography, film, mixed media, writing and spoken word. My art work has been shown in Brazil, Egypt, Germany, Great Britain, Japan, Korea, Nigeria, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden and the USA, since I began my career in Sudan in late 2003. "In Search of Hip Hop", my first film, won official selection at Rotterdam and Dubai film festivals in 2013. I'm currently a contributing editor of Agave an online magazine and writing for film, while I prepare for upcoming exhibitions of Nora's Cloth during the winter of 2013/2014. Nora's Cloth is an Ibsen Scholarship award winning project (2011).

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