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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.

  • SB13 Act II Participating Artists

    Noor Abuarafeh*
    Omar Abusaada
    Leila Arab
    Vartan Avakian
    Pedro Barateiro and Quinn Latimer
    Tamara Barrage*
    Eric Baudelaire
    Sabrina Belouaar
    Mohamed Bourouissa*
    Madison Bycroft
    Los Carpinteros
    Sara Sejin Chang (Sara van der Heide)
    Ali Cherri
    Gaëlle Choisne
    CJ Clarke
    Céline Condorelli
    Jesse Darling
    Haitham Ennasr*
    Rami Farook
    Claire Fontaine*
    Forensic Architecture
    Khalil El Ghrib
    Laura Henno
    Sandi Hilal and Alessandro Petti
    Ho Rui An
    Eric van Hove
    Iman Issa*
    Emily Jacir*
    Tushar Joag
    Hiwa K
    Christoph Keller*
    Mohamed Khan
    Dina Khouri*
    Rayane M'cirdi
    Randa Maroufi
    Naeem Mohaiemen
    Radouan Mriziga
    Rabih Mroué and Lina Majdalanie
    Dala Nasser
    Wendelien van Oldenborgh
    Christodoulos Panayiotou
    Younes Rahmoun
    Mostafa Saifi Rahmouni
    Sigil*
    Christopher Ian Smith
    Praneet Soi
    Rania Stephan*
    SUPERFLEX
    Rayyane Tabet
    Akira Takayama*
    Tamawuj.org
    TAO Dance Theatre
    Bahar Temiz and Felix Mathias Ott
    Anton Vidokle
    Karine Wehbé*
    Young-Hae Chang Heavy Industries

    *Presenting new commissions

Al Saadi, Abdullah

Al Saadi, Abdullah

Artist

Abdullah Al Saadi’s work ranges from painting, drawing and the creation of lengthy artists’ notebooks to the collection and systematic 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.

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.

Diouf, Malik

Diouf, Malik

Speaker

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

El Ali, Haidar

El Ali, Haidar

Speaker

Haidar El Ali is an ecologist, documentary filmmaker and Senegalese government minister.

Fall, Papa Demba

Fall, Papa Demba

Speaker

Papa Demba Fall is a researcher whose interests centre on African, and particularly Senegalese, migrations.

Heller, Charles

Heller, Charles

Speaker

Charles Heller is a filmmaker and researcher whose work has a long-standing focus on the politics of migration and aesthetic practice within and at the borders of Europe.

Keller, Christoph

Keller, Christoph

Speaker

In his videos and installations frequently resembling experimental configurations, Christoph Keller uses the discursive possibilities of art to investigate the themes of science and its utopias.

Madani, Rachida

Madani, Rachida

Speaker

A lifelong political activist, Rachida Madani is a poet, novelist and painter.

Öz, Zeynep

Öz, Zeynep

Speaker, curator

Zeynep Öz is an independent curator whose interests lie in the process of artistic production, and co-founder of SPOT.

Pezzani, Lorenzo

Pezzani, Lorenzo

Speaker

Lorenzo Pezzani is an architect and researcher whose work deals with the spatial politics and visual cultures of migration, with a particular focus on the geography of the ocean.

Rab, Samia

Rab, Samia

Speaker

Samia Rab is an architect and professor of urban design.

Sow, Ibrahima

Sow, Ibrahima

Speaker

Professor Ibrahima Sow is a philosopher, researcher and writer interested in the role the imaginary and maraboutage [sorcery and magic practices] in Senegalese life.

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