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Imane Ibrahim

WHAT HAPPENED IN THE LAST YEAR?!

What happened in the last year?! is a window into a work in progress, the product of a year of contemplation, planning, progress and retreat. The installation features different media such as recorded clips, sketches and diagrams. Whether the media was complete or not, the artist used them in a discussion about a fundamental interest in the relationship of abstract mathematics to visual art. The presented materials look at significant events in human history and put them into dialogue with perceptions and ideas about teaching and learning in art in Egypt.


ماذا حدث في العام الماضي؟!” هو نافذة على عمل في طور التطوير، نتاج فترة من التأمل والتخطيط والتقدم والتراجع خلال عام كامل. يقدم العمل مواد مختلفة مثل مقاطع مسجلة واسكتشات ورسوم توضيحية مكتملة وغير مكتملة، تم استخدمها في مناقشة اهتمام أساسي عن علاقة علم الرياضيات المجرد بالفن البصري. تنظر المواد المقدمة إلى أحداث هامة في التاريخ الإنساني وتضعها في محاورة مع تصورات وأفكار عن التعليم والتعلم في الفن في مصر.

 

Imane Ibrahim is a visual artist and academic researcher, who is interested in the outcomes of intersections of mathematics and visual arts. This interest has given birth to the Book of Puzzles series, which add a new attempt to research the features of the artist’s book medium and its textual and pictorial content. Through these interested, she also analyses the paths taken by the curricula used in teaching art and creates artworks that discuss teaching.