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Masked Faces: Untold Stories from the Arabian-Persian Gulf
16/07/2018 6:00pm - 26/09/2018 5:00pm

Manami Goto, a PhD student at the Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies, presents this new exhibition.The female face mask, regionally known as burqu? or ba??la, is a part of the traditional but disappearing material culture of the Arabian-Persian Gulf. Each face mask is handmade to fit the wearer's face and conveys an intricate amount of socio-cultural detail about the wearer. The exhibition is open weekdays 09:00 - 17:00 in the Street Gallery and is free to enter.


Event Type

Exhibition

Speakers

United Kingdom

Exeter

 

Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies, University of Exeter

 

Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies, University of Exeter

 
 

Free