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Calligraffiti - by eL Seed

'Multiple Identities' mural by el Seed

Not an exhibition, but a special work created by international calligraffiti artist eL Seed, on the wall of the Institute by the fountain.  View more of eL Seed's work.

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Exhibitions at The Street Gallery, IAIS

Exhibitions

The Street Gallery is part of the Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies and exhibits material culture and art with relevance to its academic interests, namely the Arab World, Middle East and Islam.

All exhibitions are open to the public Monday to Fridays (not public holidays) 9am - 5pm.

An Introduction to Chinese Ceramics in East Africa: Consumption, Display and Modification from the 8th century to Today

by Hannah Parsons - h.l.parsons@exeter.ac.uk

10 January - ongoing

This exhibition, based on doctoral research by IAIS student Hannah Parsons, explores the ways in which Chinese ceramics have been used in East Africa from their initial introduction in the 8th century through to today. The exhibition focuses on architectural adornment in and on houses, mosques, and tombs on the Swahili Coast, and the modification of broken sherds in Ethiopia and the wider Islamic world. These different consumption practices are explored visually and contextualised with displays of Chinese ceramics from the Western Indian Ocean.

Exhibition open to the public weekdays: 9am - 5pm.

The Street Gallery is part of the Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies and exhibits material culture and art with relevance to its academic interests, namely the Arab World, Middle East and Islam.

The Street is a non-commercial gallery, therefore admission is free, but administration costs are offset by a flat rate fee.  It is important to note that the gallery has not been purpose-built and therefore has limitations regarding security, daylight, humidity and lighting.  It is not situated in a position where the general public pass by. 

Proposals for exhibitions in The Street Gallery are welcomed and will be reviewed by the Institute’s Exhibitions Committee at regular meetings. The gallery is an exhibition venue and does not normally exhibit work for sale unless designated as an Art Exhibition, when a commission charge will be applied. 

If you would like to exhibit at the gallery please complete the proposal form and return it to the Insitute Administrator.

By post: The Street Gallery, Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies, Stocker Road, University of Exeter, Exeter EX4 4ND.

Telephone: +44(0)1392 72 4039

E-mail: r.l.thomson@exeter.ac.uk

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