Issam Kourbaj: Urgent Archive

2 March - 26 May 2024

Issam Kourbaj reflects on the ongoing conflict in Syria in new and recent work.

In the largest exhibition of Syrian-born, Cambridge-based artist Issam Kourbaj to date, this exhibition examines the ongoing conflict in Syria and the destruction of his own cultural heritage.

Using sculpture, installation, performance and works on paper, Kourbaj will periodically be in the exhibition space, adding to the artworks over time and will be growing Syrian wheat at Kettle's yard, inspired by a seed's ability to sprout roots in new environments. .

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Castle Street, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB3 0AQ
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