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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.

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.

Divecha, Vikram

Divecha, Vikram

Artist

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

El-Sayegh, Mandy

El-Sayegh, Mandy

Artist

Mandy El-Sayegh's research-based practice stems from an interrogation of the part-to-whole relation in the fields of science and philosophy.

Genadry, Daniele

Genadry, Daniele

Artist

Daniele Genadry considers the construction of visual experience through memory and movement.

Ishida, Takashi

Ishida, Takashi

Artist

Takashi Ishida is a painter and film artist and currently works as Associate Professor at Tama Art University.

Joreige, Lamia

Joreige, Lamia

Artist

Lamia Joreige uses archival documents and fictitious elements to reflect on the relation between individual stories and collective history.

Magdy, Basim

Magdy, Basim

Artist

Basim Magdy works in many different media: drawing, film, installation, animation, sculpture, video, sound and printed matter.

Murillo, Oscar

Murillo, Oscar

Artist, Frequencies Project

Oscar Murillo is an artist whose paintings, video works, and performances are tied to a notion of community stemming

Namy, Joe

Namy, Joe

Artist, Composer

Artist and composer Joe Namy’s practice addresses the encoded expressions of identity, memory and power in forms of sonic organisation.

Rabah, Khalil

Rabah, Khalil

Artist

Khalil Rabah is best known for rewriting and inventing history. Emerging from his deep involvement and background in architecture, his works aim to provide an alternative vision that challenges public perceptions and expectations.

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