Sharjah Art Foundation

March Meeting 2016: Education, Engagement and Participation


Ahmady, Leeza

Ahmady, Leeza

Curator and Founder, Field Meeting

she is a curator and educator noted for directing Asia Contemporary Art Week (ACAW) platform.

Al Atiyat, Khulood

Al Atiyat, Khulood

Director, Culture and Heritage Programme, Salama bint Hamdan Al Nahyan Foundation

Khulood joined the Salama bint Hamdan Al Nahyan Foundation in September 2013 as a Manager in the Arts.

Al Qasimi, Hoor

Al Qasimi, Hoor

Director, Sharjah Art Foundation

President and founding Director of Sharjah Art Foundation (SAF), is a practicing artist and curator, who established Sharjah Art Foundation in 2009 as a catalyst and advocate for the role of art in Sharjah, the UAE, regionally and internationally.

Al Rifai, Ismail

Al Rifai, Ismail

Artist and writer, Sharjah Art Foundation

He has exhibited widely in solo and group exhibitions nationally and internationally.

Ataya, Manal

Ataya, Manal

Art Professional, Speaker

Manal Ataya is a specialist with 13 years’ experience in museology and cultural diplomacy.

Bakr Taha, Mohamed

Bakr Taha, Mohamed

Sharjah City for Humanitarian Services

Sharjah City for Humanitarian Services (SCHS) is a non-profit organisation based in the United Arabic Emirates.

Bamieh, Yara

Bamieh, Yara

Architect, Riwaq

Tara Bamieh joined the conservation unit at Riwaq in 2014 as an architect and graphic designer.

Benchoam, Stephen

Benchoam, Stephen

Curator and Co-Founder, NuMu

He is an artist and curator with a strong interest in collaboration.

Biesenbach, Klaus

Biesenbach, Klaus

Director, MoMA PS1

Klaus Biesenbach is Director of MoMA PS1, and Chief Curator at Large at MoMA.

Butt, Zoe

Butt, Zoe

Curator and writer

Zoe Butt is a curator and writer based in Vietnam. Her curatorial practice centres on building critically thinking and historically conscious artistic communities, fostering dialogue among countries of the global south.

Chung, Susanna

Chung, Susanna

Head of Learning and Participation, Asia Art Archive

Susanna Chung is Head of Learning and Participation at Asia Art Archive (AAA).

Cutler, Anna

Cutler, Anna

Director of Learning, Tate

Anna Cutler is currently Director of Learning at Tate.

Decolonizing Architecture Art Residency (DAAR)

Decolonizing Architecture Art Residency (DAAR)

Architects, Artists, Writers

Through their work as co-directors of DAAR, architects Sandi Hilal and Alessandro Petti combine conceptual speculations and architectural interventions to subvert, reuse, profane and recycle the existing infrastructure of colonial occupation.

Deemas, Aisha

Deemas, Aisha

Director of Executive A airs, Sharjah Museums Department

Aisha Deemas is Director of Executive A airs at the Sharjah Museums Department (SMD) since June 2012.

Dr Dibosa, David

Dr Dibosa, David

Curator and Course Leader, MA Curating and Collections, Chelsea College of Arts, UAL

Dr David Dibosa is currently Course Leader for MA Curating and Collections at Chelsea College of Arts at University of the Arts, London.

Elazar, Maha

Elazar, Maha

Founding Director, Awladouna Center for People with Disabilities

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