Lin May Saeed

Peri and Kimba in the fruit crates, 2018


Peri and Kimba in the fruit crates, 2018


42 x 30cm
Edition of 100

£120.00 GBP



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About the edition

A new edition by artist Lin May Saeed reflects her involvement in animal rights activism which closely informs her work and often question how humans have represented and inscribed animal behaviours.

Saeed’s cross-cultural narratives draw from both Western traditions and her Jewish–Arab heritage: her divergent references include the Animal Liberation Front, the Die Brücke movement and ancient Mesopotamia, they are at once allegorical, scientific and political.

This edition depicts rabbits (one of her favourite animals) leaping from one unexpected crate to the next. The artist made the edition especially for children to colour in and consider. It follows her recent exhibition at Studio Voltaire which took place in 2018.

About the artist

Lin May Saeed lives and works in Berlin. Recent solo exhibitions include: 

Lin May Saeed & Max Brand, What Pipeline, Detroit, US (2019); Girl with a Cat, Jacky Strenz, Frankfurt/Main, DE (2019); Studio Voltaire, London (2018); Lulu Exhibition Space, Mexico City, MX (2017); Nicolas Krupp Galerie Basel, Switzerland, CH (2016); Jacky Strenz Galerie, Frankfurt/Main, DE (2016); and The Skyscraper/a horizontal view, Julius Caesar, Chicago, US (2015).

Group exhibitions include: Wildnis/ Wilderness, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, DE (2018); Splendor Solis, The Approach, London, UK (2018); Predatory behaviour, T293 Gallery, Rome, IT (2018); Class Reunion – Works from the Gaby and Wilhelm Schürmann Collection, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, AT (2018); Neuer Norden Zürich, Zürich, CH (2018); IWBYD II Animal Liberation in der aktuellen Kunst, Künstlerhaus Dortmund, Dortmund, DE (2018); Metamorphosis (curated by Chus Martínez), Museo Castello di Rivoli, Turino, IT (2018); La Fin de Babylone, KölnSkulptur #9, Cologne (2017); Animal Lovers, Neue Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst/NGBK Berlin, DE (2016); 9th Berlin Biennale, DE (2016), Akademie der Künste Berlin, DE (2016); X. Bienal de Nicaragua, Fundación Ortiz Gurdian, NI (2016).

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