Artist, director, playwright and actor Rabih Mroué discusses his work with curator Cosmin Costinaş on the occasion of his first UK solo exhibition at Iniva at Rivington Place, London. This event is presented in collaboration with Afterall, and will be followed by a new performance.
On 23 March 2011, Rabih Mroué - a featured artist in Afterall 25 - discusses his work with curator Cosmin Costinaş; the conversation will be followed by a new performance.
I, the Undersigned is the first solo exhibition in the UK by Lebanese artist, theatre director, playwright and actor Rabih Mroué. Influenced by the ongoing conflicts in Lebanon and the Middle East since the Lebanese Civil War, Mroué looks at issues of historical narration, exclusion and remembrance. Mroué's work is discussed in Afterall journal 25: Juan A. Gaitán considers the role of the spectator, Kaelen Wilson-Goldie discusses Mroué's collaborations with Lina Saneh, and Mroué himself reflects on martyrdom and the role played by the actor. For this exhibition he presents new installations alongside key recent works and a live performance.
To read more on the event or exhibition, visit the Iniva website here. The event starts at 6.30pm at Rivington Place.