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ELISABETH BOLZA
Mixed Media Works

opening 10th January 2019

Casa Árabe, Cordoba

Calle de Samuel de los Santos Gener, 9, 14003 Córdoba, Spain

Exhibition continues until 1st March 2019

+34 957 49 84 13
infocordoba@casaarabe.es

http://www.casaarabe.es

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Saudi Arabia from the work experience

Elisabeth Bolza is participating in a discussion panel organised by Fundación Orellana, to be held in Madrid on October 9th at Fundacion Solo art foundation. The theme is 'Saudi Arabia from the work experience'.

www.circulodeorellana.org


From Seville to Bahrein

Al-Arabiya TV Documentary Rawafid "From Seville to Muharraq" directed by Ahmed Al-Zein

The new documentary focuses on Elisabeth Bolza's trajectory and her collaboration with artist Ebrahim Busaad in  Bahrein 2018

Rawafid is a flagship cultural documentary program and winner of the Golden Prize award for the best cultural and educational program at the Gulf Media Festival.


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Vanity Fair

Elisabeth Bolza featured in the June 2018 issue of Spanish Vanity Fair

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Bahrein National Museum

20th January - 20th April 2018

"Between Seville and Muharraq...A Bolza Busaad Dialogue"

In this major exhibition Elisabeth is showing 24 new large size mixed media work in visual dialogue with calligraphic works by the leading Bahraini artist Ebrahim Busaad www.busaad.com.  The exhibition is organised by the Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities and will be inaugurated by the Minister of Culture, Sheikha Mai Al-Khalifa.

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‘Between Seville and Muharraq’, Bahrain National Museum, 20 January 2018

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Inspired by the Middle East:
Art show wows London crowd

Arab News, 16th October 2017

LONDON: Middle Eastern influences were the binding element in the work of four artists displayed at the Janet Rady Fine Art exhibition held at the Arab British Chamber of Commerce in London last week.

www.arabnews.com


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Janet Rady

Autumn Exhibition

Elisabeth Bolza | Vaseem Mohammed | Mariam Fakhro | Pippa Thew

12 October 2017

The Arab British Chamber of Commerce, London

43 Upper Grosvenor Street
Mayfair
London W1K 2NJ
United Kingdom


Jameel Prize 2017

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Elisabeth Bolza has been nominated for the Jameel Prize 5.

The Jameel Prize is an international award for contemporary art and design inspired by Islamic tradition. Its aim is to explore the relationship between Islamic traditions of art, craft and design and contemporary work as part of a wider debate about Islamic culture and its role today.

https://www.vam.ac.uk/info/jameel-prize-4


The Key, New York

21st September - 6th November 2016

International traveling exhibition

Organised by Caravan

Riverside Church, New York City, USA

www.oncaravan.org/the-key


Official Video of THE KEY in London (2016 CARAVAN Exhibition of Art)

Rev. Paul Gordon Chandler - Launch of THE KEY in London

Interfaith - Shaykh Ibrahim Mogra speaks at launch of The Key


London’s the Key exhibition celebrates diversity

The National, UAE

2nd July 2016

Inside St James’s Church in London, amid the pews and Corinthian columns, is a major East-West art exhibition that offers a “contemporary message of hope for a harmonious, peaceful and tolerant world". 

And as curator Paul-Gordon Chandler points out, “it’s a critical message for London at this moment in time – this exhibition celebrates pluralism and diversity."

www.thenational.ae/arts-life/artists/londons-the-key-exhibition-celebrates-diversity


The Key, London

March 15th 2016

International traveling exhibition
Organised by Caravan

Elisabeth Bolza has been selected as one of eight Western artists for participation in The Key. Forty artists will exhibit painted three-dimensional sculptures of the Ankh, one of the world's most ancient symbols of harmony and pluralism.

The Key is a major East-West peace-building art exhibition that uses the globally recognized ancient Egyptian symbol of the Ankh as the canvas for a contemporary message of hope for a peaceful and tolerant world.

The Key opens in Cairo, Egypt in March 2016, and will then be showcased in St James’s, Piccadilly, London, United Kingdom and New York City, USA. Proceeds from sales go to supporting an Egyptian charity providing creative learning opportunities for children among the poorest of the poor. The Founding Sponsor of The Key is SODIC, a major real estate company in Egypt.

www.oncaravan.org

www.oncaravan.org/#!elisabeth-bolza/xwmt5


Art Bahrain

October 2015

Elisabeth Bolza was a guest speaker at the ArtBahrain Talks held in Manama from October 13th - 15th 2015. Talks were headed by Janet Rady and Renaud Siegman and speakers  were drawn from a range of regional and international specialists. Elisabeth Bolza's talk centered around a presentation of selected works by the artist and the relationship of her trajectory to the theme of inherited and adopted cultures in the contemporary global art matket today

read press release


The New Muslim Debates

April 2015

Zeinab Badawi and Kush Communications are developing a new and groundbreaking series in partnership with SOAS, London University called: The New Muslim Debates. Elisabeth Bolza's work A Window to Makkah has been chosen as the logo to represent the series and as a background image for the televised debates.

http://www.kushcom.co.uk/portfolio-posts/the-new-muslim-debates/


June 2014

Sandra Malfait interviewed Elisabeth Bolza at her studio on the importance of Arabic calligraphy and poetry in Al-Andalus culture, and filmed her conversation on etymology with Professor Rafael Valencia at Seville University.

Le Grand Tour Opus 13
De l'Espagne au Portugal: l'héritage d'Al-Andalus

Director: Patrick de Carolis and Jean-Luc Orabona
Producer: Anaprod
Distribution: France 3, 2014


February 2014

H.R.H Prince Charles visited the historic town of Diriyah in Saudi Arabia and was presented with Elisabeth Bolza's work Pilgrimage I by H.R.H Prince Sultan bin Salman.