Sharjah Art Foundation

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


Al Bassam, Sulayman

Al Bassam, Sulayman

Theatre

SABAB (Sulayman Al Bassam Theatre) is an independent, international touring theatre company led by celebrated Kuwaiti writer/director Sulayman Al Bassam.

Al Ghaith, Reem

Al Ghaith, Reem

Artist

The work of Reem Al Ghaith reflects the ambivalence felt by most Emiratis about the rapid changes that have brought wealth and opportunities but have also resulted in a loss of cultural identity.

Al Malhi, Jawad

Al Malhi, Jawad

Artist

Born in the Jerusalem refugee camp Shuafat, Jawad Al Malhi has used painting, photography, mixed media and even refrigeration, in work that is a remarkably consistent and insistent exploration of the spaces and experiences of marginalised communities, especially those in the place of his birth.

Al Sharif, Basma

Al Sharif, Basma

Artist

Basma Alsharif's work centres on the human condition in relation to shifting geopolitical landscapes and natural environments.

Al Solh, Mounira

Al Solh, Mounira

Artist

Conceptual artist Mounira Al Solh employs a humorous and playful approach in her work on gender issues, politics and the role of art in Arab society.

Al-Hadid, Diana

Al-Hadid, Diana

Artist

She received a BFA in Sculpture, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio and an MFA in Sculpture, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia. In 2007 she attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, Maine.

Altindere, Halil

Altindere, Halil

Artist, Filmmaker

In his critical and political approach, artist and filmmaker Halil Altındere explores political, social and cultural codes, focusing on depicting marginalisation and resistance to oppressive systems.

Araujo, Juan

Araujo, Juan

Artist

Using the traditional medium of oil on wood, Araujo creates works associated with the history of painting, photography, publications, catalogues, magazines, postcards and posters.

Atoui, Tarek

Atoui, Tarek

Artist

Atoui is an electro-acoustic musician who initiates and curates multidisciplinary interventions, events, concerts and workshops in the Middle East, Europe and the Americas.