Tracing parallels between the slow demise of The Beatles and the failure the Pan – Arab project, The Breakup is a multifaceted work including a video, a live performance, objects and a radio series.
About the Artist
Michael Rakowitz (b.1973) lives and works in Chicago. Michael has had numerous solo and group exhibitions, and is the 2020 laureate of the Nasher Prize for Sculpture, in recognition of his vision of sculpture’s possibilities in the face of political and humanitarian crises.
About Jameel Arts Centre
Jameel Arts Centre is an independent institution dedicated to exhibiting contemporary art to the public and engaging communities through learning, research and commissions. Founded and supported by Art Jameel, the Centre is located in Jaddaf Waterfront, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
About Art Jameel
Art Jameel is an organisation that supports artists and creative communities. Current initiatives include running heritage institutes and restoration programmes, plus a broad range of arts and educational initiatives for all ages. The organisation’s programmes foster the role of the arts in building open, connected communities; at a time of flux and dramatic societal shifts, this role is understood as more crucial than ever.