Houé is an Arabic word which literally means “the other, him, the one who reflects my image and confirms my humanity”. It is also the root of the word identity, but beyond this first meaning, Houé (Him) is the name used by mystics to signify God.
This exhibit is an installation by French-Iraqi artist Mehdi Moutashar, placed in the theatre’s foyer, allowing the visitors to directly interact with it.
Mehdi Moutashar was born in Hilla, Iraq, in 1943. He moved to Paris in 1967 and, since 1974, has lived and worked in Arles. He was a professor at École National Supérieure des Arts Decorantifs in Paris, from 1974 to 2008. Moutashar’s work has been exhibited globally, in countries such as Bahrain, the Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Iraq, Italy, Japan, Lebanon, the Netherlands, Sweden, Switzerland, the UAE and the US.
Call 17 298-714.