This exhibition proposes two positions, universalism and cultural identification, as potentially opposed but intertwined ways of viewing the world. Universalism (even by its religious definition) opens up cultural boundaries and places universal commonalities above differences, whilst accepting these. Universalism focuses on the grand stories that are the binding tissue in humanity. Loss, fear, hope, good, evil, love, hate.
Likewise stories of this nature are the spine of every cultural body. From the ancient Greeks, to the Zoroastrians, to born-again-Christians, the Arabic tales of a thousand and one nights; we have tol...
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