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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.

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

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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.

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.

Steyerl, Hito

Steyerl, Hito

Speaker

Hito Steyerl is a prolific artist, filmmaker and writer, working at the intersection of art, philosophy and politics. She investigates how sounds and images are transmitted and understood within a politicised global context.

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