With the support of Qatar Foundation and Tasmeem Doha 2019, first-year students from the Art Foundation department at VCU School of the Arts Qatar resurfaced wooden tables for the Torba Farmers Market.
Each “Torba Table,” is hand drawn by a pair of first-year students. They use two primary tools: The marker & the grid. Through the combination of these two tools along with a basic question of either filling or not filling each triangle, a vast diversity of outcomes are possible. The result is a unique graffiti-like approach but with the consistency of an underlying visual system.
You can check them out at Torba Farmers Market, and Tasmeem Doha 2019!
The project was designed by Associate Professor Nathan Ross Davis with Teaching Assistants Gihad Ataalla and Sarah Elawad for the Surface Research course in the Art Foundation Department.
The Student artists are:
Mashael Albaker, Fatima Aldosari, Aisha Alfadala, Noora AlHardan, Alreem Alkubaisi, Maryam Alsulaiti, Alanoud Althani, Asmaa Althani, Ayman Alban, Abdul Rahman Alkhatib Alhosani, Alice Aslem, Farrah Hamada, Maha Masri, Amira Mohamed, Yousef Sheikh, Latifa Alfuhaid, Sharifa Almal, Deema Almarrikhi, Ghada Alqashouti, Roudah Alsheeb, Hala Alghanim, Ghada Ali, Maryam Alsayed, Hannah Fakhri, Farida Fathala, Gayatri Maelathil, Danna Masad, Fatima Ramzan, Ege Yigit.