Material: Acrylic painting on 12-18 mm plywood that is laser cut and hand cut
This is one room from my bigger installation of "42 Bahgat Ali" created in 2019. This installation is an illusion for... Read More
This is one room from my bigger installation of "42 Bahgat Ali" created in 2019.
This installation is an illusion for my family home where I grew up in Cairo, Egypt, and how I see it now after so many event and life changes passed by changing alot of feelings I have towards this home, while it still stands the exact same with all its details. This is an imaginary snap shot of my home in the 90's when I was a teenager, when everyone was alive and the home was full of life and events, while we are preparing for lunch at 2:25 pm and the TV is on (sound installation from the TV), and what I present in this submission is one room from the home (please check video to see all the work).
The living room has the TV on, with sound of some commercials and football games from the 1990's the snap shot time I want to remember my home by, I hear these voices in my head. The sofa wall is surrounded by reimagined paintings from my family's different generations, that I created to further understand my being, it has sculptures and ceramics from my grandfather, paintings from my father and great grandfather, I never met them, but want to know them through there work.