Jameel Prize 5 Exhibition

Jameel Prize 5: The Jameel Prize, open to artists and designers from any ethnic, religious or cultural background, is an international award for contemporary art and design inspired by Islamic tradition; and, its aim is to explore the relationship between Islamic traditions of art, craft and design and contemporary work as part of a wider debate about Islamic culture and its role today. Organised by the Victoria & Albert Museum in partnership with Art Jameel, it is now in its fifth edition with the winners having recently been announced and the works of the eight finalists put on display. With varied practices ranging from architecture, painting and fashion design to abstract work and multi-media installation, six of the artists this year are connected to the Middle East: Hayv Kahraman and Mehdi Moutasher (Iraq), Nisreen and Nermeen Abudail (Jordan), Hala Kaiksow (Bahrain) and Younes Rahmoun (Morocco). Taking place 28 June-25 November, 2018 at the V&A, Cromwell Road, London, SW7 2RL.