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Abidin was commissioned to create three installations for the Flow Festival that explore human rights, segregation and gender issues. The installations attest to Abidin's ability to examine difficult issues, such as cultural alienation and discrimination, through irony and humour.

The Flow Festival is held in Suvilahti, Helsinki, from 8-10 August 2014.

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Opening on Thursday 31 July 2014, 5-7 PM. Welcome!

Adel Abidin's exhibition "Life is short, let's have an affair" recounts a true life story of an intimate relationship that ends up in court.

This is the second time Adel Abidin's solo exhibition is organised at the MUU
Gallery. The first exhibition of his works at the MUU Gallery was in 2008.

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The Station Museum of Contemporary Art in Houston has announced the major exhibition Collective Reaction. Among the six solo exhibitions featured in the event, Adel Abidin will present his critically acclaimed installation Three Love Songs. The exhibition will open on Sunday, March 16, 2014, from 3 pm to 7 pm with music & refreshments. The exhibition is a part of the Fotofest 2014 Biennal.

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I Love To Love..., Adel Abidin's eagerly anticipated solo exhibition in Finland after his acclaimed show at Kiasma in 2010 will open next Thursday 31.10. from 5 until 8pm at Forum Box in Helsinki. The show curated by Nat Muller will be open until 24.11.2013. An artist talk will be held on the 14th of November at 19:00-21:00.

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Adel Abidin is participating to the group exhibition The Unanswered Question. İskele 2 at the TANAS art space and the Neuer Berliner Kunstvereinin, from September 8 until November 3 2013 in Berlin. Curated by René Block, the show is taking Turkey as a starting point to develop a transnational dialogue through the other countries of the region.

The opening will take place on Saturday, September 7 from 5pm at TANAS and from 7pm at Neuer Berliner Kunstvereinin.

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Adel Abidin returns to Helsinki for his first show at Galerie Forsblom. The exhibition presents a new series of oil paintings developed from the video installation Their Dreams (2010) and the interviews conducted with children during that project.

Welcome to the opening on August 29, 2013, 5-7pm.

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Adel Abidin's video installation Three Love Songs will be presented at the group exhibition Trade Routes at Hauser & Wirth London from May 3 to Jully 2013.

Welcome to the opening Thursday 2 May 6 – 8 pm.

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Adel Abidin is having a new solo exhibition named Blueprint starting from March 11th at the Maraya Art Center in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.

The exhibition echoes the architectural and engineering practice of producing an actual blueprint for an imaginative machine that creates a production assembly line that would exist in an industrial factory. This exaggerated large scale (20meters * 2.6meters) drawing and its overbearing sound component transform the gallery into a mock factory setting.

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Adel Abidin's newest photography series Camel Toe will be presented at Turku Art Museum's Studio space from the 25th of January until the 17th of March 2013.

Welcome to the opening on the 24th of January, from 6pm to 8pm.

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Gallery Zilberman and CDA projects in Istanbul, has wrongfully advertised the fact they are representing me at Contemporary Istanbul 2012. At no time have I ever agreed to be represented at this fair or any forthcoming fairs by these aforementioned galleries.

Thank you for your understanding on this matter. Sincerely

Adel Abidin.

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