black and white of face in a mirror

Mouna Jemal Siala, From the series No to Division, 2013 Photo: ©The artist

Unhealed

2.3 – 15.9 2024

Malmö

Opens in 8 days

The international group exhibition “Unhealed” delves into the aftermath of the uprisings and revolutions, that swept through the Arab world starting in 2010.

These events altered the lives of millions of people, many of whom as a consequence now live in Sweden. With this exhibition, Moderna Museet Malmö proudly presents seventeen artist who, in poignant and thought-provoking ways, have addressed this still unfolding chapter in history.

What may feel too complicated or painful to convey in words can find other means of expression through art. “Unhealed” portrays existential experiences amid major social upheaval. The exhibition embodies a poetic narrative rather than a strict historical account. It navigates through the endless circle of hope and despair, bringing us beyond political analysis.

The contributing artists are predominantly based in Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Marocco, Syria, Tunisia, and Yemen, but also in Albania, Italy, Romania, and Sweden. Among them are Asim Abdulaziz, Aya Albarghathy, Muhammad Ali, Héla Ammar, Marwa al-Sabouni, Selim Ben Sheikh, Shady Elnoshokaty, Safaa Erruas, Hadia Gana, Khaled Hafez, Diana Jabi, Rachid Koraichi, Moataz Nasr, Adrian Paci, Mario Rizzi, Fethi Sahraoui and Mouna Jemal Siala

Curators: Abir Boukhari and Joa Ljungberg

The exhibition is presented in the Turbine Hall and the Loading Dock

Map of Moderna Museet Malmö
Map of Moderna Museet Malmö

Images

blackandwhite photo f man holding two pictures
Héla Ammar, Detail of the work Tarz (Weaving time), 2014 Photo:©The artist
photo of black man with white line painted in face
Mouna Jemal Siala, From the series No to Division, 2013 Photo: ©The artist
tapestry with abstract pattern in blue and black
Rachid Koraichi, Jardin d'Afrique, 2020 Courtesy: Factum-Arte, Oak Taylor Smith
figure drawn in black lines
Muhammad Ali, 366 Days of 2012 (detail), 2012 Photo: ©The artist

Calendar events

  • Preview

Preview: Unhealed

blackandwhite photo f man holding two pictures
  • Family workshop

Photo – paper – thread!

still from video with two men standing in a room
  • Guided tour
  • In English

Walk & Talk – Unhealed

black and white of face in a mirror
  • Guided tour
  • In Swedish

Unhealed

black and white of face in a mirror
  • Guided tour
  • In Swedish

Unhealed

black and white of face in a mirror
  • Guided tour
  • In Swedish

Unhealed

black and white of face in a mirror
  • Guided tour
  • In Swedish

Unhealed

black and white of face in a mirror
  • Guided tour
  • In Swedish

Unhealed

black and white of face in a mirror
  • Guided tour
  • In Swedish

Unhealed

black and white of face in a mirror
  • Guided tour
  • In Swedish

Unhealed

Man carrying baby in exhibition.
  • Family,
  • Stroller tour
  • In Swedish

Stroller Tour – Unhealed

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