The call for applications for the second edition of the Prix Elysee (2016-2018) is open until 26 February, 2016.
The Prix Elysée is open to midcareer photographers or artists from around the world. They must be recommended by a reputed professional in the fields of photography, contemporary art, cinema, fashion, journalism or publishing.
Opening is on Sunday the 14th of February at 7 pm.
Inspired by Middle Eastern Culture and Contemporary Western Art, Jamal Abdul Rahim has created works of great variety, from bronze and stone sculptures to hand-made prints with embossed calligraphy and oil paintings.
Born in 1965 in Bahrain, he studied engineered drawing in India and returned in Bahrain to pursue his art career, starting with his first exhibition in 1987 and gradually grew to establish himself as one of Bahrain’s most accomplished artists.
This exhibition embodies his most recent limited edition prints of Poetry and Philosophy of Arab- cultural icons, as well as sculptures made of bronze and stone.