Articles installation by Dia Batal

Dia Batal is a Palestinian artist who currently lives and works in London. She is one of the many talented artists working from studios at Art House.

Articles is a playful sculptural installation for all ages, inspired by the practice of using Arabic calligraphy and language in public spaces. It borrows articles of the Declaration of Human Rights to create a platform reflecting on their relevance. participants are invited to slot sculptural Arabic words and phrases to shape alternative interpretations of the articles.

The artwork was commissioned by Shubbak Festival for the River Stage weekend at the National Theatre, Southbank.. There will be a chance to see the installation at Open Studios at Art House on 13/14 September.