Artwork

TANGIBLE FEELINGS / Mostafa Sleem

2011
Mostafa Sleem, Vanishing Point and Tangible Feelings, 2011
Identifier

IWC.2011.468

Materials

one of four statements, hand painted on wall by non-Arabic speaking U.S. artists’ hands

Artist Statement
I’m thinking here about touching your feeling. Like we touch each other or our skin, to feel the reality of existence. How we care about what we can’t see or how we feel it with our senses: to touch our souls, to understand our self language, to have the ability to treat our self. It’s the first step in our relationship with others.
About the Artist
Mostafa Sleem studied in Faculty of Fine Arts, Minia University in Egypt, from 1998 until he graduated in May 2003, studying art. Mostafa participated in the Youth Salon, and the National Gallery Art at the Egyptian Opera House. He has published 30 booklets teaching children the art of drawing in the period between 2006 and 2008, to simplify the concepts of art and painting for children. He created illustrations for more than 100 children’s booklets, as well designed the book covers of renown Arabic writers such as Sonalla Abrahim and Ibrahim Abdel Qader El Mazni.
September 9, 2011 - February 12, 2012
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