Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Ahmed Mater: Mecca Journeys

February 11 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until April 8, 2018

Ahmed Mater: Mecca Journeys takes visitors through the holiest city in the Islamic world. It presents a compelling portrait of the massive urban redevelopment now under way and its effects on residents and the millions of hajj pilgrims who travel there every year. Saudi artist Ahmed Mater has documented this unprecedented expansion for nearly a decade.

The exhibition is anchored by monumental photographs from his project Desert of Pharan: Unofficial Histories Behind the Mass Expansion of Mecca, alongside large-scale videos and installations. In addition to showing the influx of wealth, photographs detail the lives of workers on construction sites and of migrant groups

Details

Date:
February 11
Time:
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Brooklyn Museum
200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
(718) 638-5000
Website:
www.brooklynmuseum.org