Edel Assanti is pleased to present 'Underfoot', a solo exhibition by Nour el Saleh comprising five large scale paintings and work on paper. The exhibition contemplates life in the extremities deep below or high above ground level. Strategically eluding the notions of heaven and hell, the artist imaginatively tunnels hypothetical ecosystems that could exist at those magnitudes. El Saleh’s terrains seethe with hyper interconnectivity. Bodies, animal and human, indiscriminately meld into each other and are inseparable from the land they inhabit. In these dramatic ‘nonscapes’, where land burns and skies are livid, el Saleh draws on the genre of epic...
  • Nour el Saleh (born 1997, Lebanon) completed her postgraduate degree from The Royal Drawing School in 2022. She has recently...

    Nour el Saleh (born 1997, Lebanon) completed her postgraduate degree from The Royal Drawing School in 2022. She has recently exhibited at Cassina Projects, Italy (2022); V.O Curations, UK (2021); Lowell Ryan Projects, Mexico (2020); Kuva Gallery, Finland (2019); Daniel Benjamin Gallery, London (2018). In 2022 she will be in residence at Castello San Basilio, Italy and Palazzo Monti, Italy. El S...