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Red Stack

Shaika Al Mazrou

Shaikha Al Mazrou, an acclaimed UAE-based sculptor known for her dynamic explorations of materiality and form in contemporary art. One of her standout pieces, “Red Stack,” represents her distinctive approach to reshaping traditional perceptions of weight and form. Composed of inflated and folded steel sculptures, this sculpture conjures images of helium balloons and oversized origami displays. It made its debut at Frieze Sculpture 2022 in London, showcasing Al Mazrou’s fascination with physical space and tension, while pushing the boundaries of material durability and flexibility.

Al Mazrou’s sculptures play around with materiality, tension, weight, and dimensions. Her innovative material choices often transform rigid substances into soft, ethereal imitations, challenging established norms. At the core of her creative journey lies an unwavering focus on physical space, resulting in deceptively simple yet incredibly potent artworks. Drawing from influences like minimalism, conceptual art, color theory, and geometric abstraction, she crafts a captivating exploration of materiality and spatial relationships.

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C9JM+39G, Silpa Gram Craft Village, HITEC City, Hyderabad, Telangana 500081

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