The exhibition is commissioned by Sheikh Faisal Bin Qassim Al Thani Museum, Doha, Qatar. The backbone of the exhibition is a Majlis (Arabic term for “sitting place”). Around it, there is a selection of over 50 items from the Sheikh Faisal Bin Qassim Al Thani Museum‘s collection, illustrating the intercultural dialogue between East and West with the Arabic region.
It is formulated as a travelling exhibition across Europe, with the first stops being the Presidential Palace of Valletta in Malta (15th Sep- 28th Oct 2018), the UNESCO headquarters of Paris (29th Nov-14th Dec 2018). ), L’Institut du Monde Arabe in Paris (January 8th, 2019 – March 10th, 2019), the Weltmuseum in Vienna (December 17th, 2019 – August 27st, 2020) and the last stop, at the Museo Arqueológico Nacional, a Madrid (September 28th 2020 – January 17th 2021).
Espai Visual has been the promoter, producer and installer, with the design of Àmbito 0. NORDEST, is in charge of coordinating, packing and unpacking, as well as handling the pieces.
The exhibition Seroo fi al ardh is the last Maqbool Fida Husain work. It is a show-artwork that combines movement, light, music and art.
NORDEST has been in charge of the International coordination of the exhibition set next to his work where other work of this artist are exhibited. The team has also put the frames to most of the pieces.
This project has been an order set by the Qatar Foundation and has been lead by Espai Visual.
The exhibition, presented in the exhibition hall of the Espai Cultura Fundació Sabadell 1859, brought together a series of 26 pictorial works created by the Sabadell painter Joaquim Busquets Gruart that cover the most representative artistic styles from the Renaissance to the present art. The author matches each style with one of the 26 letters in the alphabet, where each painting belongs to a different artistic style, and the city of Venice is the source of his inspiration.
NORDEST has carried out the transport and installation in the exhibition hall of the 26 paintings, as well as the removal, repackaging and subsequent return to the painter’s foundation after the exhibition is over.
From April 21th to July 3rd of 2015 at the Espai Cultura Fundació Sabadell 1859 (Sabadell).