Lawrence Abu Hamdan, a solo exhibition presents a new co-commission featuring three newly designed sound instruments, over ninety sourced objects and an audio work, Earwitness Theatre (2018) explores the political effects of listening through the hallucinatory world of the ear-witness. The new commission is presented alongside Abu Hamdan’s recent film Walled Unwalled (2018), which together develop the artist’s ear-witness investigation into the Syrian regime prison of Saydnaya, which the artist was invited to carry out in partnership with Amnesty International and Forensic Architecture, Goldsmiths University, London, as part of a broader inquiry.
Lawrence Abu Hamdan, a solo exhibition
Exhibitioin Dates: January 27 – April 28, 2019
Public Reception: Sunday, January 27, 2019 from 3pm – 6pm
Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art
Witte de Withstraat 50
3012 BR Rotterdam