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The magnetism of Mecca: Hajj as artistic inspiration

Artists and Hajj exhibit curator disucss how the spirital and cultural aspects of Hajj have taken them on their own artistic journeys

For centuries artists have been inspired by the pilgrimage to Mecca. British artists Idris Khan and Peter Sanders, and Saudi Arabian artist Ahmed Mater, whose works feature in the Hajj exhibition, discuss with Exhibition Curator Venetia Porter how the spiritual and cultural aspects of Hajj have taken them on their own artistic journeys.


Idris Khan | talks
Peter Sanders | talks
Ahmed Mater | talks
Venetia Porter | talks


Date and Time:

16 March 2012 at 6:30 pm





British Museum
Great Russell Street

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