Samira Yamin: We Will Not Fail

Santa Monica Museum of Art (SMMoA) (CLOSED) , Santa Monica Friday April 19 2013 11:00 - 18:00
Samira Yamin: We Will Not Fail
Photo Courtesy Santa Monica Museum of Art Samira Yamin, "October 1, 2001," 2012

Contemporary artist Samira Yamin debuts her solo exhibition, We Will Not Fail, in SMMoA's Project Room 2. The multi-dimensional body of work contemplates the October 1, 2001 issue of Time magazine through the juxtaposition of ornamental beauty and Middle Eastern subjects. By interweaving meticulously hand-cut Islamic geometric patterns into media photographs of the War on Terror, Yamin encourages a multi-faceted conversation about the validity of journalistic images and the relationship between the sacred and profane. The opening reception on January 18 is open to the public from 7pm to 9pm.

Venue name: Santa Monica Museum of Art (SMMoA) (CLOSED)
Address: Bergamot Station
2525 Michigan Ave
Los Angeles
Cross street: at Cloverfield Blvd
Opening hours: Tue-Sat 11am-6pm
Price: Suggested donation $5