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Hamid Kachmar: Reviving the Ancient Tifinagh Script
- All Day
- on Friday, September 20, 2013
- George Sherman Union, 775 Commonwealth Avenue
- Sherman Gallery
Opening reception: Friday, September 13, 5:30-7:30 pm Music by Amoud Hamid Kachmar is a multifaceted, internationally trained artist of indigenous Moroccan Amazigh ancestry. Kachmar’s materials and techniques evoke metaphors, moods, and expressions of his home country and his experiences abroad. In Reviving the Ancient Tifinagh Script, Kachmar renders the ancient Amazigh script, Tifinagh, into textual and visual compositions that represent a struggle for identity, cultural survival and self-conception. The exhibition is presented as part of Boston University’s African Studies Center 60th Anniversary celebration.