Public Opening Reception Ceremony of “To Contain and to Serve”
ICCNC:The arts exhibition “To Keep and to Serve” will start on October 28 at the ICCNC and will continue for one month. Read more about this arts exhibition:
An Exhibition of Ceramics and Calligraphy
When: Saturday, October 28, 4 – 6 p.m.
Where: 1433 Madison St., Oakland, CA 94612
Exhibition runs from October 28 to November 24 and is open to public on Fridays and Saturdays, 1 – 5 p.m. Private visits outside the gallery hours are possible by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org or calling Arash at 510-283-4518.
Join two award-winning artists, Arabic-Persian calligrapher Arash Shirinbab and ceramicist Forrest Lesch-Middelton, as they share the results of their unique dialogue, and celebrate the power of art to build community.
For more information and RSVP please visit www.containandserve.com/events.
Free and open to the public. All are welcome. Refreshments served.
Artworks are for sale and the proceeds will help the artists to continue working together and establish a sustainable collaboration.
“To Contain and to Serve” is a collaborating between Arash Shirinbab and Forrest Lesch-Middelton, which resulted in a series of calligraphy-inscribed ceramic tiles, vessels, and installations revolving around the interplay of hospitality, morality and justice in contemporary cultural and media landscapes.
More info: www.containandserve.com
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* This project is made possible in partnership with Islamic Cultural Center of Northern California (ICCNC) and by a grant from The Creative Work Fund, a program of the Walter and Elise Haas Fund that also is supported by The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation.