Sapar Contemporary - Past Events

Below is a list of all past events for Sapar Contemporary. Current and upcoming events, as well as other details, are available on the venue's page.

  • poster for “Thinking Through Drawing” Exhibition

    “Thinking Through Drawing” Exhibition

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    • Media: Drawing
    • 2018-06-27 - 2018-07-27

    Thinking Through Drawing brings together artists Phoebe Boswell (UK/Kenya), Kristoff Kintera (Czech Republic), Alejandro Magdallenes (Mexico), and Uthman Wahaab (Nigeria/Lagos) in an exhibition that highlights...More »

  • poster for Phoebe Boswell “Take Me to the Lighthouse”

    Phoebe Boswell “Take Me to the Lighthouse”

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    • Media: Drawing - Installation - Video installation
    • 2018-05-04 - 2018-06-10

    As I lay in that hospital bed, attached to the machine, in the high dependency cardiac wing, eye bulbous and blurry, the woman in the bed next to me kept calling out to the darkness, “Take me to the lighthouse”,...More »

  • poster for Heeseop Yoon and Sara Berman “Solitaire”

    Heeseop Yoon and Sara Berman “Solitaire”

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2018-01-12 - 2018-02-24

    In his book Homo Ludens, the cultural historian Johan Huizinga refers to the act of playing as the construction of “temporary worlds within the ordinary world, dedicated to the performance of an act apart.”...More »

  • poster for Zsofia Schweger “Cataloguing Time”

    Zsofia Schweger “Cataloguing Time”

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2017-11-10 - 2018-01-05

    Essay by Dominic Molon, Richard Brown Baker Curator of Contemporary Art, RISD Museum of Art Early in Wim Wenders’ Wings of Desire (1989) we encounter the film’s existential angel-protagonist and his...More »

  • poster for Uthman Wahaab “Phenomenal Woman”

    Uthman Wahaab “Phenomenal Woman”

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2017-08-16 - 2017-09-20

    Pretty women wonder where my secret lies. / I’m not cute or built to suit a fashion model’s size/ But when I start to tell them,/ They think I’m telling lies./ I say,/ It’s in the reach of my arms,/ The...More »

  • poster for “Home As An Irrevocable Condition” Exhibition

    “Home As An Irrevocable Condition” Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Installation
    • 2017-04-25 - 2017-06-15

    Perhaps home is not a place but simply an irrevocable condition. ― James Baldwin Where is home? The answer might be three words or three volumes, as the question alludes to very immediate and concrete...More »

  • poster for Shinji Turner-Yamamoto and Gabriela Albergaria “Substance and Increase”

    Shinji Turner-Yamamoto and Gabriela Albergaria “Substance and Increase”

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    • Media: Painting - Installation
    • 2017-02-15 - 2017-04-20

    Curated by Gregory Volk Essay by Gregory Volk Near the beginning of his great poem “Song of Myself,” Walt Whitman ecstatically invokes a burgeoning world and our connection to it. “Urge and urge...More »

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