Guggenheim Abu Dhabi: Waiting for the Future featuring Y.Z Kami
Guggenheim Abu Dhabi presents ‘Waiting for the Future, a series of virtual sessions encouraging human connection and reflection, providing insight into the creative practices of artists Mariko Mori, Y.Z. Kami and Selma and Sofiane Ouissi.
‘Waiting for the Future’ offers audiences new insight into the creative practice of internationally acclaimed artists and focuses explores how these artists employ the 'spiritual' in their practice and the ways in which their work conveys notions of oneness and transcendence, created as a response to the profound and irrevocable changes in the world this unique programme offers moments of reflection, connection and togetherness during a time of change and uncertainty.
Guggenheim Abu Dhabi Curator, Sasha Kalter-Wasserman, will host Y.Z. Kami to discuss Endless Prayers XIII (2008), a permanent collection work previously featured in Guggenheim Abu Dhabi’s Seeing Through Light: Selections from the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi Collection (2014) exhibition. Kami will discuss his artistic approach and the multi-layered references to sacred text, religious architecture and Sufism, which are inherent in his work.