Silk Rose and Sneakers

Exhibition of Works by Billy & Hells and Susan A. Barnett Photographers    Opening reception Sunday, September 14th from 7pm -10pm

To open this Fall’s Dubai Art Season, The Empty Quarter Gallery celebrates popular culture with works by internationally acclaimed Berlin based photographers Billy & Hells and American born portrait photographer Susan A. Barnett.

On the surface they appear the most unlikely of choices for a duo-solo exhibition, what they both possess however, is an edgy iconographic style. There exists an inherent playfulness that may sometimes include a hint of irony. One photographs in the traditional frontal view implementing a stylish twist and the other from the back exploring whether body type, dress and demeanor can tell us just