Photo above: Sebastian Bieniek, Lido Rico and Sookoon Ang in front of the Bahrain National Museum, 2016, Manama/Bahrain.
In march 2016 Sebastian Bieniek was invited by the ArtBahrain orgianisation to collaborate with other international artists by creating the
Views exhibition for the Art Society Bahrain. After a week of preparation the exhibition opened.
Other invited artists were the spanish sculptor Lido Rico and the installation artist Sookoong Ang from Singapore.
During the exchange the artist group visited monuments of the more than five thousand years old Bahrainian culture and planned futher project with some local galleries.
They were also interviewed by some local magazines that showed a huge interest for the project.
After an intensive exchange followed an exhibition. Among the exhibiting artist were such renown artists like Damien Hirst and Marc Quinn.
The exhitibition itself was named Views to point out the perspectives of other future projects.
The exhibition that took place in Manama, the capitol of the Bahranian Kingdom stood unter the patronage of Sheigh Rashid bin Khalifa Al Khalifa, a member of the Bahrainian royal family and the minister of the interior of the kingdom.