(Mathqaf) Aidha Badr’s Solo Show in Dubai

Aidha Badr’s, Brooklyn-born and Cyprus-based visual artist, whose work explores memories, daydreaming and the intricacies of female desire, mesmerising solo presentation at Jossa by Alserkal Avenue curated by Océane Sailly, founder of Hunna Art Gallery, reminds us of the incomparable power of painting as a medium to transmit and translate emotions. Building from Anne Carson’s, Canadian poet, essayist and classicist, seminal monograph Eros the Bittersweet exploring the intricacies of desire, Badr’s show When I Desire You A Part Of Me Is Gone seeks to untangle the roots of female desire by using memory as a medium to explore theories of attachment. 

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