Posted 28th of February 2018

Hamad International Airport Team Up with VCUarts Qatar to launch of ‘Small Lie’

Press Release

Hamad International Airport (HIA) announced its collaboration with Virginia Commonwealth University School of Arts Qatar (VCUarts Qatar) on the occasion of the launch of ‘Small Lie’ by American pop artist Brian Donnelly, who is also knows as KAWS. The new art piece is part of the airport’s one-of-a-kind art installations is set to be revealed on the 7th March 2018 in collaboration with Qatar Museums.

Students from the VCUarts Qatar program are participating in a two-week competition to produce an art piece inspired by ‘Small Lie’. Three winning art pieces will be chosen by VCUarts Qatar and the selected students will have the opportunity to attend the ‘Small Lie’ launch event as well as meet the world-class artist KAWS. HIA’s collaboration with VCUarts Qatar sets to encourage the creative innovation and expression of the students by engaging them in KAWS’s influential work of contemporary art.

Vice President Commercial and Marketing from HIA, Mr. Abdulaziz Al Mass welcomed the collaboration: “On the occasion of the launch of Small Lie, HIA’s collaboration with VCUarts Qatar will set to showcase and engage students in HIA’s Art Programme as well as support rising artists in Qatar. HIA is known as an airport for art lovers and is used as an innovative space to instil creativity and inspiration. We look forward to welcoming the winners at HIA on March 7th.”