Overview

March Meeting 2021 (MM 2021) runs from 12 to 21 March in an extended 10-day format featuring online talks, panels and presentations, as well as on-site film screenings at the Foundation’s venues.

The MM 2021 online component will bring together former Sharjah Biennial curators, artistic directors, artists, art historians and critics to examine the role, place and impact of the Sharjah Biennial in the region and the global contemporary art scene at large. The online talks, panels and lectures take place on the MM 2021 virtual platform. Register for online sessions ahead of their scheduled start time on this link. All times listed are Gulf Standard Time (GST).

In addition to an extensive online programme, MM 2021 will also feature screenings of acclaimed films in the Foundation’s outdoor Mirage City Cinema. Bookings for the film screenings is available here.

The MM 2021 virtual platform can be accessed on this link.

Download the complete and detailed March Meeting 2021 programme here.

Programme 2021

Friday 12.03.2021

Saturday 13.03.2021

MM 2021: Breakout session 1

MM 2021: Breakout session 1

Speakers:

Qudsia Rahim
Murtaza Vali
Otobong Nkanga

Moderator: Noora Al Mualla

Online

Sunday 14.03.2021

Monday 15.03.2021

Tuesday 16.03.2021

MM 2021: Breakout session 2

MM 2021: Breakout session 2

Speakers:

Manthia Diawara
Elizabeth Giorgis
Surafel Wondimu Abebe

Moderator: Salah M. Hassan

Online

Wednesday 17.03.2021

MM2021: Curating in the Age of Crises

MM2021: Curating in the Age of Crises

Speakers:

Sammy Baloji
Lucrezia Cippitelli
Enrique Rivera
Christine Tohme
Tirdad Zolghadr

Moderator: Ute Meta Bauer

Online

Thursday 18.03.2021

MM 2021: The Biennial Nation

MM 2021: The Biennial Nation

Speakers:

Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev
Catherine David
Bongiwe Dhlomo-Mautloa
Gabi Ngcobo
Octavio Zaya

Moderator: Coco Fusco

Online

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