Current Exhibition / yasiin bey

Negus

28 March - 5 May 2021

  • yasiin bey, Negus, 2021

    yasiin bey, Negus, 2021

  • Ala Ebtekar, Azimuth (12 Billion Years,80 Minutes ), 2017, Cyanotype Exposed To Sunlight On Canvas, 155 x 305cm

    Ala Ebtekar, Azimuth (12 Billion Years,80 Minutes ), 2017, Cyanotype Exposed To Sunlight On Canvas, 155 x 305cm

  • Maleh Khorramian, Landscape M1, 2016, monotype and Mixed Media On Polypropylene, 100 x 66cm

    Maleh Khorramian, Landscape M1, 2016, monotype and Mixed Media On Polypropylene, 100 x 66cm

  • Laleh Khorramian, Landscape M4, 2016, monotype and Mixed Media On Polypropylene, 100 x 66cm

    Laleh Khorramian, Landscape M4, 2016, monotype and Mixed Media On Polypropylene, 100 x 66cm

  • Laleh Khorramian, Landscape M8, 2016, monotype and Mixed Media On Polypropylene, 100 x 66cm

    Laleh Khorramian, Landscape M8, 2016, monotype and Mixed Media On Polypropylene, 100 x 66cm

  • Nima Nabavi, 2020.02.29 (8.02.11), 2020, Installation view

    Nima Nabavi, 2020.02.29 (8.02.11), 2020, Installation view

  • Nima Nabavi, Series 8, 2020, Installation view

    Nima Nabavi, Series 8, 2020, Installation view

  • Anuar Khalifi, Maqam "negus" 2021, Acrylic On Canvas, 195 x 167cm

    Anuar Khalifi, Maqam "negus" 2021, Acrylic On Canvas, 195 x 167cm

  • Yasiin Bey, Pleasant, 2019, Hand embroidery and digital print on hemp⁣

    Yasiin Bey, Pleasant, 2019, Hand embroidery and digital print on hemp⁣

  • Yasiin Bey, Pleasant, 2019, Hand embroidery and digital print on hemp⁣

    Yasiin Bey, Pleasant, 2019, Hand embroidery and digital print on hemp⁣

  • yasiin bey, negus, 2021, Installation view at The Third line. Photo by Farel Bisotto

    yasiin bey, negus, 2021, Installation view at The Third line. Photo by Farel Bisotto

  • yasiin bey, negus, 2021, Installation view at The Third line. Photo by Farel Bisotto

    yasiin bey, negus, 2021, Installation view at The Third line. Photo by Farel Bisotto

  • yasiin bey, negus, 2021, Installation view at The Third line. Photo by Farel Bisotto

    yasiin bey, negus, 2021, Installation view at The Third line. Photo by Farel Bisotto

  • yasiin bey, negus, 2021, Installation view at The Third line. Photo by Farel Bisotto

    yasiin bey, negus, 2021, Installation view at The Third line. Photo by Farel Bisotto

  • yasiin bey, negus, 2021, Installation view at The Third line. Photo by Farel Bisotto

    yasiin bey, negus, 2021, Installation view at The Third line. Photo by Farel Bisotto

  • yasiin bey, negus, 2021, Installation view at The Third line. Photo by Farel Bisotto

    yasiin bey, negus, 2021, Installation view at The Third line. Photo by Farel Bisotto

  • yasiin bey, negus, 2021, Installation view at The Third line. Photo by Farel Bisotto

    yasiin bey, negus, 2021, Installation view at The Third line. Photo by Farel Bisotto

  • yasiin bey, negus, 2021, Installation view at The Third line. Photo by Farel Bisotto

    yasiin bey, negus, 2021, Installation view at The Third line. Photo by Farel Bisotto

  • yasiin bey, negus, 2021, Installation view at The Third line. Photo by Farel Bisotto

    yasiin bey, negus, 2021, Installation view at The Third line. Photo by Farel Bisotto

  • yasiin bey, negus, 2021, Installation view at The Third line. Photo by Farel Bisotto

    yasiin bey, negus, 2021, Installation view at The Third line. Photo by Farel Bisotto

  • yasiin bey, negus, 2021, Installation view at The Third line. Photo by Farel Bisotto

    yasiin bey, negus, 2021, Installation view at The Third line. Photo by Farel Bisotto

  • yasiin bey, negus, 2021, Installation view at The Third line. Photo by Farel Bisotto

    yasiin bey, negus, 2021, Installation view at The Third line. Photo by Farel Bisotto

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The Third Line and Sole bring yasiin bey’s Negus to Dubai: An audio and visual installation by yasiin bey

The Hip-Hop legend’s latest studio recording and audio installation opens March 25th, featuring visual works by contemporary artists Ala Ebtekar, Anuar Khalifi, Laleh Khorramian, Nima Nabavi, and bey himself.

The Third Line Gallery 
Warehouse 80 
Alserkal Avenue 
Dubai

Tickets are AED 75 and available at Virgin Megastore Tickets 
Information sole.digital/negus

Entry to Negus is hourly from 12 pm - 8 pm daily
Limited to 20 tickets per session.

Negus is a 28-minute listening experience consisting of 8 compositions recorded in London in 2015, produced by Lord Tusk, Steven Julien, and Acyde.

Negus is presented as an immersive sound installation that can only be experienced in person. The recording is unavailable for purchase via digital or physical platforms. bey designed the multi-track recording as an installation to encourage people to be fully present while listening to it.

The sound installation unfolds through a series of varied installations around the world. Each city proposes a new possibility, a new format, a way forward, a stillness in motion.

Negus was first presented in collaboration with artist Hassan Hajjaj at his riad in Marrakech. It was later presented at Art Basel Hong Kong in March of 2019. Negus was last presented at the Brooklyn Museum in November 2019.

The Dubai iteration of Negus features artworks by Ala Ebtekar, Anuar Khalifi, Laleh Khorramian, and Nima Nabavi.

 

About yasiin bey 

Born in Brooklyn’s Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood, yasiin bey is a multidisciplinary artist. He has been making hip-hop music since 1994, and first gained national attention in 1998 with the release of Black Star, with Talib Kweli, and his subsequent solo album, Black on Both Sides, in 1999. Throughout his career, bey has balanced music with acting, appearing in films such as The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (2005), 16 Blocks (2006), Be Kind Rewind (2008), and Bamboozled (2000), among others.