Sharjah Art Foundation

Sharjah Biennial 9: Provisions for the Future
and Past of the Coming Days


Dujourie, Lili

Dujourie, Lili

Artist

Since the late 1960s Lili Dujourie has explored a wide range of media including video, sculpture, photography and installation. Her collected video works (1972-1981) are considered seminal feminist works.

Duman, Alberto

Duman, Alberto

Artist

A conceptual and installation artist, Duman’s projects have largely reflected the development of public art practice in the UK.

El Attar, Ahmed

El Attar, Ahmed

Theatre directorFounder, D-CAF Festival, See Foundation

Ahmed El Attar is an Egyptian independent theatre director, translator and playwright. He is founder and artistic director of the Temple Independent Theatre Company and of Orient Productions for film and theatre.

El Azma, Sherif

El Azma, Sherif

Artist

Cairo-based artist Sherif El Azma has worked extensively in film and video, producing short, experimental pieces such as Powerchord Skateboard, documentary shorts like Interview with a Housewife and full-length television pilots for Egyptian Soap Opera. His 2001 film Donia / Amar was screened as part of Past of the Coming Days.

Ellen Kelly, Erin

Ellen Kelly, Erin

Choreographer and dancer

Dancer, performer and choreographer, Erin Ellen Kelly uses techniques from Butoh, qigong, gymnastics, farming, cabaret dancing, and performance action-theatre to create performance installation pieces that comment on the human condition and its relationship to environment and society.

Epaminonda, Haris

Epaminonda, Haris

Artist

Haris Epaminonda uses video and film, collage, photography, books and objects in an extensive process of assembling and disassembling appropriated materials to reconstruct non-linear narratives in her work

Erkmen, Ayşe

Erkmen, Ayşe

Artist

The public projects of Ayşe Erkmen nearly always reflect her concerns with the physical, cultural and social landscapes in which she works.

Ernst, Sophie

Ernst, Sophie

Artist

Sophie Ernst explores themes of memory, displacement and cultural relativity through video and installation work that often reflects the complexities of the relationship between East and West.

Fallah, Amir H.

Fallah, Amir H.

Artist

Boyhood memories, teenage experiences and the intensity of relationships, both new and old, real and imaginary, are recurring themes in the work of Amir H. Fallah.

Favaretto, Lara

Favaretto, Lara

Artist

Italian Artist Lara Favaretto provokes and engages her audiences with work that is both playful and celebratory while paradoxically evoking the inevitability of failure and decay.

Foula, Ahmed

Foula, Ahmed

Graphic Designer

Ahmed Foula studied Architecture at the Faculty of Fine Arts in Alexandria University.

Gargash, Lamya

Gargash, Lamya

Artist

In her photographic works, Lamya Gargash explores interiors as a framework for revealing issues of culture and identity in the UAE, set within the context of rapid external change.

Gill, Simryn

Gill, Simryn

Artist

Working with simple materials, Gill translates and expands the elusive qualities of her local places and her habitation of them.

Gowda, Sheela

Gowda, Sheela

Artist

In many of my works I bring together specificity of place, form and materials into a language of abstraction.
Sheela Gowda

Grasso, Laurent

Grasso, Laurent

Artist

The work of Laurent Grasso has developed from his fascination with electromagnetic energy, radio waves, light, sound, paranormal activity and naturally occurring scientific phenomena.

Halaby, Tarek

Halaby, Tarek

Performer

Tarek Halaby is a Palestinian-American performer. After graduating from the University of Iowa with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance Performance, he lived and worked in New York where he danced with a variety of companies and independent choreographers.

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