The Spectacle of War at The Empty Quarter
The Spectacle of War is the new exhibition at The Empty Quarter that opens tonight and will go on till 30th April 2011. Presenting for the first time in the region a number of multi-published artists including whose work has been exhibited in noted international institutions such as the Tate Modern, the Vienna Secession, the SFMOMA and Musée de l'Élysée, Switzerland - the exhibition includes work by Benjamin Lowy, Richard Mosse, Spencer Murphy, Phil Nesmith and Trevor Paglen and takes a look at contemporary war.
Tied in with this exhibition is a film series called The Embedded Eye which will be screened on the following days. All films start at 8pm and admission is free.
18 March - Restrepo (2010) Tim Hetherington, Sebastian Junger
19 March - The War Tapes (2006) Deborah Scranton + TED Talk
25 March - The Americanization of Emily (1964) Arthur Hiller
01 April - J'accuse (1938) Abel Gance
08 April - Circle of Deceit (1981) Volker Schlöndorff
15 April - Lessons of Darkness (1992) Werner Herzog
22 April - Weapons of Mass Attraction (2005) Julie Tseselsky and Authors@Google (2009) Trevor Paglen
29 April - Apocalypse Now (1979) Francis Ford Coppola
Dates: 14th March - 14th April 30 2011
Location: The Empty Quarter, DIFC, Dubai