‘Reminiscence’: art exhibition about Morocco

A new art exhibition about Morocco opens at the Yunus Emre Institute in London next week. Called Reminiscence, Polish artist Barbara Piekarska Abou-Hilal presents a series of paintings inspired by her love of the country. While living there with her husband, she was taken by its people, traditions and culture, reproduced in these paintings of Moroccan landscapes, customs and ordinary folk.

The event is sponsored by the Yunus Emre Institute and the Moroccan Cultural Centre UK to celebrate the “strong bi-lateral relations” between Turkey and Morocco.

The exhibition opens on Friday 20 January and runs for a fortnight. Admission is free, but prior registration is needed.

About the artist

Barbara Piekarska Abou-Hilal was born in Bialystok, Poland. She graduated from Jagiellonien University in Krakow – one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in the world.

A qualified clinical psychologist, she worked for many years in hospitals and also at the University of Bialystok.

Her love of painting as a child and today Barbara combines her passion in art with her profession as a clinical psychologist. Her works have been exhibited in many countries including Morocco, France, and Poland.

Exhibition details

Title: Reminiscence by Barbara Piekarska Abou-Hilal

Venue: Yunus Emre Institute, 10 Maple Street, London W1T 5HA

Duration: 20 January 2017 – 3 February 2017

Times: 10am – 6pm

Admission: Free but prior registration required. Please visit: exhibitionreminiscence.eventbrite.co.uk

For more info: telephone: 020 7387 3036 / email: londra@yee.org.tr