BIN MATAR HOUSE
Hala Al Khalifa
With degrees in Fine Arts from Tufts University (Boston, USA) and Slade School of Fine Arts (London, UK), Hala Al Khalifa’s artistic repertoire includes multiple media, ranging from painting to installation and video. The artist has participated in numerous group and solo exhibitions in London, Egypt, Kuwait, Qatar, and the UAE. In Bahrain her work has been shown at the Bahrain National Museum, Al Riwaq Art Space and the Bin Matar House. Her solo exhibition “Sea” (Bin Matar House, Bahrain, 2013) was a milestone in the artist’s oeuvre, exploring the legacy of pearly diving in Bahrain’s heritage and national identity through gigantic and interactive fishing net installations and video.