AB Gallery represents contemporary art and current positions from the MENA region, which encompasses the countries of North Africa, the Middle East and Iran. AB stands for "across borders": supporting the exchange of art and ideas beyond cultural borders is AB Gallery's primary aim. Follow our activities on Facebook.
Artists in Residence
We are pleased to welcome our new Artists in Residence soon. From begin of October until end of November 2014 the two emerging female artists Elnaz Farajollahi and Nastaran Safaei from Iran will take part at the program of ORYX Foundation Lucerne, Switzerlan
A selection of works of the artist Reza Derakshani is presented at the exhibition"THE GREAT ARTISTS: from Renoir to Damien Hirst" at Hangaram Art Museum, Seoul Arts Center, Seocho-gu, Seoul, Korea from June 27 to September 17, 2014. The exhibition features works from the greatest and most important artists of the 20th century.
Artist Toshiya Kobayashi shown at museum Weserburg in Bremen. The group exhibition “Transformation of things” is on view from 24th May 2014 until 1st February 2015. More information about the exhibition here
For music and art lovers, don't miss the concert "Like a bird in the night", Persian songs and music from Tadzhikistan, Iran and Afganistan with solo singer Zarina Tadjibaeva and Reza Sharifine with Tar, Setar and Dar.
The concert will take place on September 20, 2014, 7 pm at Galerie atelier 497, Zurich-Wollishofen. More information, please find here
Please read here the recent interview with Omani artist and curator Hassan Meer published by the magazin "Reorient". In the interview entitled "Echoes of the Past" the artist talks about his work and the state of Oman's contemporary art scene.