Sharjah Art Foundation

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


Belaza, Nacera

Belaza, Nacera

Choreographer and dancer

After studying French Literature and Film, choreographer and dancer, Nacera Belaza embraced dance as the medium through which she could best explore and express her aesthetic sensibilities.

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.

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.

Foula, Ahmed

Foula, Ahmed

Graphic Designer

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

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.

Meyer-Keller, Eva

Meyer-Keller, Eva

Choreographer and performer

Eva Meyer-Keller is a versatile performance artist whose work often emerges from a point of transition between visual and performing arts.

Ne Jame, Adele

Ne Jame, Adele

Poet

In the 9th Sharjah Biennial, selections of poetry by Adele NeJame were exhibited alongside paintings of Hawaiian flowers by her daughter, the artist Melissa Chimera.

Ogata, Shinichiro

Ogata, Shinichiro

Designer

Shinichiro Ogata is a designer and restaurateur who heads up his own small design company called Simplicity.