Ayan Farah

Notes on running Water


Brussels

  • , Sigrid, 2014
    Clay and terracotta on canvas
    170 x 120 cm
  • , Nevada, 2014
    Clay, mud and ink on canvas and leather
    170 x 120 cm
  • , Noma, 2014
    Clay, ink and pigment on canvas
    170 x 120 cm
  • , Seraphine Safir, 2014
    Clay, mud and ink on linen and hemp
    210 x 160 cm
  • , Rain, 2014
    Clay, mud, rainwater and ink on canvas
    210 x 160 cm
  • , Wave (earth), 2014
    Mud and wainwater on canvas
    210 x 160 cm
  • , Wave, 2014
    Clay, ink and rainwater on canvas
    210 x 160 cm
  • , Wave (steady), 2014
    Terracotta, clay and rainwater on canvas
    210 x 160 cm
  • , RA - Paragon, 2014
    Sun faded fabric
    245 x 135 cm
  • , RA - Retreat, 2014
    Sun faded fabric
    245 x 135 cm
  • , Ebb, 2014
    Mud, clay and ink on canvas
    240 x 170 cm
  • , Bay, 2014
    Clay, mud, ink and rust on canvas  
    240 x 170 cm
  • , Untitled (Som), 2014
    Terracotta on linen
    210 x 160 cm
  • , Torn, 2014
    Clay, Dead Sea mud and ink on linen
    240 x 90 cm

Press release

Everyone knows what a painting is: paint, pigment or colour applied to a surface. But in Ayan Farah’s hands a painting is much more than just that. In her work that surface often reacts to and records its exposure to light or it might involve a...