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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.

Fall, Papa Demba

Fall, Papa Demba

Speaker

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

Farocki, Harun

Farocki, Harun

Filmmaker

Harun Farocki has made over one hundred productions for television and cinema

Genadry, Daniele

Genadry, Daniele

Artist

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

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.

Ishida, Takashi

Ishida, Takashi

Artist

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

Jonathas de Andrade

Jonathas de Andrade

Writer

Jonathas de Andrade co-authored the book collection Amor e Felicidade no Casamento (2008).

Joreige, Lamia

Joreige, Lamia

Artist

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

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.

Magdy, Basim

Magdy, Basim

Artist

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

Miletić, Hana

Miletić, Hana

Artist

Hana Miletić has a multiform practice that includes performances, installations, workshops 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

Joe Namy is an artist who works with performance, sampled sounds, documentary/music videos and photography.

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.

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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