The Empty Quarter
DIFC Gate Village
1 November 2017 – 18 January 2018
Curated by Omar Donia
Raya and Sakina, Habby Khalil’s first solo show in Dubai is inspired by the rich cultural history of the first half of the 20th century. Alexandria was the glory of the Mediterranean elite, symbol of the liberalism and pluralism of modern Egyptian history.
Alexandria was also one of the bespoken crime scenes, for the most heinous murders by the sister couple, Raya and Sakina.