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Headquarters of The Khalid Shoman Foundation. Works by Etel Adnan, Hemali Bhuta, Mounir Fatmi, Saba Innab, Abdul Hay Mosallam, Daniela Ortiz, Nguyên Phuong Linh, Nicola Saig.

Beit al Beiruti

Works by Jonathas de Andrade, Aslı Çavuşoğlu, Mona Hatoum, Clara Ianni, Emily Jacir, Asunción Molinos Gordo, Ahmad Nawash, Walid Raad, Mona Saudi, Maria Taniguchi.

Blue House

Built in the 1920s by the former Governor of Akka in Palestine. Photographic works by Hrair Sarkissian and Ahlam Shibli.

Dar Khalid

Built in the 1920s. In 2002 dedicated to the memory and legacy of Darat al Funun’s patron Khalid Shoman. Works by Fahrelnissa Zeid.

Main Building

Built in the 1920s, until 1938 the residence of the British Commander of the Arab Legion. Works by Saba Innab, Amal Kenawy, Kiluanji Kia Henda, Thabiso Sekgala, Akram Zaatari.


Small building partly excavated in the rocks near Darat al Funun's Main Building. Venue of a work by Bisan Abu-Eisheh.

The Lab

Experimental space and a hub for emerging artists and innovative projects, inaugurated in 2011. Works by Shuruq Harb, Rachid Koraïchi, Rayyane Tabet.

This Nafas photo tour through the exhibition includes all the participating artists and brief descriptions of the buildings of Darat al Funun.

HIWAR. Conversations in Amman
An exhibition, residencies, and talks program
9 November 2013 - 30 April 2014

Organized by Darat al Funun to celebrate 25 years of support for the arts.

Curator: Adriano Pedrosa

Darat al Funun - The Khalid Shoman Foundation
13 Nadeem al Mallah St. &
9 Moh'd Ali Al-Sa'di St.
Jebel al Weibdeh, Amman, Jordan

Founder and Chair: Suha Shoman

Artistic Director: Eline van der Vlist


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