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Rai'ha a'l shuk
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Photograph by Inbal Abergil

Image Title: Rai'ha a'l shuk (On my way to the market)

Paper Dimensions (H x W): 8 x 10 inches

Image Dimensions (H x W): 8 x 10 inches

Medium: C-print

Year Created: 2012

Edition 6/10

1 AP

Signed on recto, bottom left

Image Description:

This work was created when I visited Cairo during Ramadan. I was interested in the varied markets and tens of thousands of traders. Cairo is a beautiful, rough, and loud metropolis, but at the markets you feel as if time has stopped.

Photographer's Bio:

Inbal Abergil is a New York-based artist and educator originally from Jerusalem. Her research focuses on the aftermath of war and the human cost of conflict. Her work has been exhibited internationally in museums and gallery exhibitions. She has had solo shows at Baxter St at the Camera Club of New York, Miyako Yoshinaga Gallery, NYC, Tova Osman Gallery, Tel-Aviv, and Kibbutz Art Gallery, Tel-Aviv. Abergil has also shown at Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast, Center for Contemporary Art Derry -Londonderry, Northern Ireland, Meneer de Wit Gallery, Amsterdam, Museum of Photography, Tel-Hay, Israel, Museum of Israeli Art, Ramt Gan, Israel, Jeonju Photo Festival, South Korea, Shulamit Gallery Venice, California, The Nathan Cummings Foundation, NYC, Aperture Gallery, NYC. Most recently her work was included in the "Capture your Freedom" exhibition at Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Park, NYC and "In the Presence of Absence", The Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, New York City.

Abergil's work is in the permanent collections of the National Art Gallery, the American University Art Museum, Washington DC, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Fisher Landau Center for Art, Long Island City, and Haaretz- Shoken collection, Tel-Aviv. Her work has appeared in publications such as The Los Angeles Times, LensCulture, Musée Magazine, Photograph Magazine, PDN, SPOT Magazine, BuzzFeed and Hyperallergic.

Abergil received her M.F.A. in Visual Arts from Columbia University, and in addition to her studio practice, Abergil is an Associate Professor of Photography at Pace University.

Donated By Inbal Abergil