Ghadeer Saeed
‘MEMORIES OF LOVE AND WAR’
 
3 August to 30 September 2010

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  Using photographic archives of the last century, Ghadeer Saeed condenses visual and historic memories in works that evoke nostalgia, and a range of emotions. The images compose and decompose in flashes, similar to interwoven cinematic scenes .

…interrupted, contrasted as well as integrated to convey the complex emotions of the human being everywhere. Anguish, waiting, loneliness and hope are all associated with intense moments of intrigue, strange places and contradicting senses, somewhere between war and love.

Ghadeer Saeed was born in Libya and completed her High School studies in Saudi Arabia before returning to live and study in Amman.

She completed her Bachelor of Architecture degree at Petra University when it was the Jordan University for Women, ranking top of class of 1996,in the first graduate class of the school of architecture and design course.

Ghadeer practiced architecture and design at the offices of Jaffer Touqan, Al-Bashir International Engineering Office and GDAR Group for Design and Architectural Research, all in Amman, designing residential and commercial projects.

She has been a freelance designer since 2002 and has participated in different architectural competitions both locally and abroad. Ghadeer has developed further her passion for photography and visual arts, concentrating on capturing the ‘flavour of a place’ through her camera lens. Often mixing historical imagery, her digital collages evoke a sense of time and place with a delicate sense of nostalgia.


 

Exhibition Review from Jo Magazine  

 

Previous Exhibitions

SALEH ABU SHINDI - 'VOCABULARY OF LINES AND COLOUR'

MONA SAUDI - 'SONG FOR THE EQUINOX'

BADER MAHASNEH - 'SCULPTING THE WATER'

TARIQ DAJANI -  ABOVE WADI RUM'

HAKIM JAMAIN -  30 DAYS IN LUXOR’

ABORIGINAL ART - ANCIENT ABSTRACTIONS

3 DIMENSIONS, 3 JORDANIAN ARTISTS

SHEREEN AUDI - 'EXPRESSIONS OF A FREE SOUL'

FLOODED LONDON – FIVE IMAGES OF THE FUTURE

Contemporary Australian Indigenous Prints and Paintings

ASIL Photographs of Arabian Horses by Tariq Dajani at Zara Centre Gallery

Didgeridoo … da..da