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Sharjah Biennial 2015 Prize Winners Announced

Artists Eric Baudelaire, Asunción Molinos Gordo, Basel Abbas and Ruanne Abou-Rahme, Adrián Villar Rojas, Fahrelnissa Zeid are honoured for their thought-provoking contributions to SB12.


Sharjah Biennial 2015 Prize Winners Announced
Ebotani, Papy

Ebotani, Papy

Performance

Papy Ebotani has been a dancer for over fifteen years.

Ghossein, Ahmad

Ghossein, Ahmad

Filmmaker

Ahmad Ghossein is a filmmaker, performer and is one of the founders of Maqamat Dance Theatre.

Heung-soon, IM

Heung-soon, IM

Artist

Im Heung-soon’s recent work in documentary film, photography and installation has explored the impact of Korea’s modernisation through engagement with its older generations.

Issa, Iman

Issa, Iman

Artist

Over the past few years, Iman Issa’s work has explored the contemporary relevance of objects, ideas and modes of communication that seemingly belong to another time.

Joo, Michael

Joo, Michael

Artist

Michael Joo’s artworks investigate concepts of identity and knowledge in a hybrid, contemporary world.

Kashani, Maryam

Kashani, Maryam

Filmmaker

Chicago and St. Louis-based filmmaker and scholar of social anthropology, Maryam Kashani’s research and work explore the possibilities of visual perception, cinematic narrative and representation.

Kazem, Mohammed

Kazem, Mohammed

Artist

Mohammed Kazem’s practice is characterised by the use of reductive elements in repeating formats.

Khan, Hassan

Khan, Hassan

Artist, Writer

Hassan Khan is an artist, musician and writer.

Kim, Beom

Kim, Beom

Artist

Beom Kim’s art practice is a questioning of perception and knowledge.

Kim, Byron

Kim, Byron

Artist

Byron Kim has long distilled his approach to life and art in a conceptual practice marked by studies of colour and abstraction.

Kit, Lee

Kit, Lee

Artist

In his practice, Lee Kit works with everyday materials such as fabric or cardboard to address ordinary daily rituals and the uses we give them.

Leirner, Jac

Leirner, Jac

Artist

From her earliest works, Jac Leirner has worked with found objects, ready-mades and everyday detritus.

Linyekula, Faustin

Linyekula, Faustin

Choreographer, dancer

Faustin Linyekula’s work as a choreographer, dancer and founder of Studios Kabako in Kisangani is intimately tied to the artist’s engagement with his home country.

Marcelle, Cinthia

Marcelle, Cinthia

Artist

Working with video, photography 
and installation, Cinthia Marcelle choreographs interventions that often transform mundane or redundant gestures into poetic displays of exchange.

McMillian, Rodney

McMillian, Rodney

Artist

Rodney McMillian’s multimedia work addresses themes of economic inequity and identity in contemporary American society.

Mehretu, Julie

Mehretu, Julie

Artist

Julie Mehretu is best known for her large-scale paintings that layer geographical schema, maps and architectural representations of the city –the compressed and densely populated urban environments of the twenty-first century as well as cities with histories of erasure.

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