The Surfaces Art Festival Venice

29September 2018

The opening day of The Surfaces Art Festival Venice took place on September 27th at the fascinating and prestigious venue The Room Contemporary Art Space which is in the heart of Venice the iconic San Marco square. Karina Al Zu’bi showcase her contemporary artwork during the global art event.

“It was my honor to showcase my art among with established artists and the most talented emerging artists from all over the world. I was one of the 80 selected international artists taking part of the Art Show curated by Architect Luca Curci and Andrea Chinellato (director of Palazzo Ca’Zanardi)”
The art festival presented a rich program of exhibitions, talks, workshops about art and architecture, as well as meeting interesting designers, artists, collectors, art critics, curators, art dealers, and other personalities of the International art.

“Being part of this event, it was an exciting opportunity to improve my network and get new inspirations. It is a dream of any artist to showcase art in Venice, one of the extraordinary cities in art world where I had a chance to widen my international artistic career and expand my exhibition background”“Today through my art and the environment facilitated by Bahrain, I was able to reach out to the world by participating in local and international art exhibitions. My art pieces on display today reflect how cultural, architectural and historical legacies have become world heritage sites, some of which have been threatened, destroyed by the inhumanity of human beings through wars, abused and through the misuse of the environment.”
For her Venice series presented at the Surfaces Art Exhibition, Karina Al Zu’bi have created paintings representing many parts of the world. Some of them are:

  •  Taj Mahal India, Indo-Islamic art. It reflects Indian culture, spirituality and its rich heritage. It shows details and art in craftsmanship, composition and landscape.
  •  Venice Italy, a city which became a flourishing trade city between Western Europe and the rest of the world, including the legacy of Venice’s culture exchange with the Muslim world. It is an artistic and architectural treasure.
  • Palmyra Syria, this piece of art is a tribute to Palmyra in Syria which has recently suffered partial destruction. Palmyra, is famed as a meeting place of civilizations, known as the wealthy oasis metropolis a center of culture and trade.