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Tohme, Christine

Christine Tohme is curator of Sharjah Biennial 13, which opens on March 10, 2017.

Founding Director of Ashkal Alwan, Beirut

Tohme, Christine

SB13 Interlocutors

Four Interlocutors have been invited by SB13 curator, Christine Tohme, to engage in an extended conversation with Sharjah, from specific sites within the broader region. Artist Kader Attia in Dakar, Senegal; curator Lara Khaldi in Ramallah, Palestine; Zeynep Oz in Istanbul, Turkey; and the Lebanese Association for Plastic Arts, Ashkal Alwan in Beirut, Lebanon.

SB13 Participating Artists

A.S.T (Diann Bauer, Felice Grodin, Patricia M. Hernandez , Elite Kedan with Keller Easterling)
Abu Hamdan, Lawrence
Akhavan, Abbas
Al Saadi, Abdullah
Al Samerraei, Tamara
Allora & Calzadilla
Alves, Maria Thereza
Attia, Kader
Auad, Tonico Lemos
Bahri, Ismaïl
Banerjee, Sarnath
Barrada, Yto
Benchamma, Abdelkader
Bopape, Dineo Seshee
de Andrade, Jonathas
Deball, Mariana Castillo
Dib, Roy
Divecha, Vikram
Doğrusöz, Bariş
Donghee, Koo
El Sayegh, Mandy
Eviner, İnci
Eyongakpa, Em'kal
Farocki, Harun
Fehras Publishing Practices
Futurefarmers
García, Mario Torres
Genadry, Daniele
Gül, Deniz
Habib Allah, Shadi
Havini, Taloi
Ishida, Takashi
İz Öztat & Fatma Belkıs
Jabri, Ali
Joreige, Lamia
Keller, Christoph
Khaddaje, Samir
Khaled, Mahmoud
Khodr, Nesrine
Magdy, Basim
Metahaven
Mezaina, Hind
Miletić, Hana
Mochu
Murillo, Oscar
Namy, Joe
Natascha Sadr Haghighian with Ashkan Sepahvand
Orlow, Uriel
Panayiotou, Christodoulos
Poynton, Deborah
Rabah, Khalil
Rafman, Jon
Rain Wu and Eric Chen
Raqs Media Collective
Rechmaoui, Marwan
Saadé, Stéphanie
Salhab, Ghassan
Samaha, Roy
Selmani, Massinissa
Shahbazi, Setareh
Simonini, Ross
Sinnokrot, Nida
Siti, Walid
Sosnowska, Monika
Tao, Zhou
The Otolith Group
Ursula Biemann and Paulo Tavares
Voigt, Jorinde
Webb, James
Yacoub, Paola
Zamroud, Fathallah


Artists Noor Abuarafeh, Iman Issa and Karine Wehbe will contribute with commissioned publications which will be released throughout the year.

Artists Christoph Keller, Metahaven and Zhou Tao have been commissioned to produce works which will be completed over the course of the year.

A.S.T.

A.S.T.

A.S.T. (Alliance of the Southern Triangle) is an experimental initiative of artists, architects and curators.

Akhavan, Abbas

Akhavan, Abbas

Artist

Abbas Akhavan's practice has been shaped by the architecture, economies and people connected to the sites in which he works.

Al Saadi, Abdullah

Al Saadi, Abdullah

Artist

Abdullah Al Saadi 

’s work ranges from painting, drawing, the creation of lengthy artist’s notebooks, to the collection and systemic categorisation of found objects and the invention of new alphabets.

Aliocha Imhoff and Kantuta Quirós

Aliocha Imhoff and Kantuta Quirós

Speaker

Aliocha Imhoff and Kantuta Quirós are art theorists, curators and founders of the curatorial platform Le peuple qui manque [A People is Missing].

Amrouche, Pierre

Amrouche, Pierre

Speaker

Poet, essayist and photographer Pierre Amrouche is a specialist in African art and tribal arts as well as an expert in public art sales. Member of a Berber family from Kabylia, he is also very involved in Kabyle culture.

Attia, Kader

Attia, Kader

Artist

Working in a wide range of media, Kader Attia reflects on the aesthetics of different cultures and the repercussions of Western cultural hegemony.

Bahri, Ismail

Bahri, Ismail

Artist

Ismaïl Bahri is interested in phenomenology, and his drawings, photographs and videos capture small experiments.

Banerjee, Sarnath

Banerjee, Sarnath

Artist

The work of filmmaker, artist and graphic novelist Sarnath Banerjee explores the contradictions of daily life in contemporary India.

Barrada, Yto

Barrada, Yto

Artist

Yto Barrada developed her interest in photography while documenting roadblocks on the West Bank in Jerusalem for her political science dissertation.

Bassene, Kemi

Bassene, Kemi

Speaker

Kemi Bassene is a photographer, musicologist and cultural critic who explores fragments of African cultures to identify intersections with cultures outside Africa and ways Africans are viewed internationally.

Bilong, Nadine

Bilong, Nadine

Speaker

Nadine Bilong is a curator and arts professional who focuses on performance art.

Boulbina, Seloua Luste

Boulbina, Seloua Luste

Speaker

Seloua Luste Boulbina is a philosopher and theorist of decolonisation who is interested in the political, intellectual and artistic dimensions of colonialism and postcolonialism.

Chen, Eric

Chen, Eric

Artist and Architect

Eric Chen’s work straddles the line between art and architecture, body and sensation. Concrete architectural elements such as windows, doors and roofs are given new meaning in conjunction with artistic forms and activities.

Dib, Roy

Dib, Roy

Artist, Filmmaker

Artist and filmmaker Roy Dib challenges notions of space and boundary, weaving together archival material, text and hypothetical circumstances to chronicle political narratives

Diouf, Malik

Diouf, Malik

Speaker

Malik Diouf is an academic and researcher specialising in terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems.

Divecha, Vikram

Divecha, Vikram

Artist

Vikram Divecha’s work addresses labour, time and value.

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