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Sharjah Art Foundation Fall 2016 Exhibitions

Sharjah Art Foundation Fall 2016 Exhibitions

8 September 2016

Sharjah Art Foundation (SAF) will present a strong lineup of exhibitions in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, throughout Fall 2016, including solo shows by Arnulf Rainer, Kamal Youssef, Enrico David, Robert Breer, Yayoi Kusama, Kamala Ishaq and Amir Nour.

When Art Becomes Liberty: The Egyptian Surrealists (1938-1965)

When Art Becomes Liberty: The Egyptian Surrealists (1938-1965)

6 September 2016

In collaboration with the Fine Arts sector of the Ministry of Culture in Egypt and the American University in Cairo (AUC), Sharjah Art Foundation is organizing a major traveling exhibition entitled When Art Becomes Liberty: The Egyptian Surrealists (1938-1965).

The Time is Out of Joint

The Time is Out of Joint

15 March 2016

12 March - 12 June, 2016

Sharjah Art Foundation (SAF) presents The Time is Out of Joint, an exhibition curated by Tarek Abou El Fetouh.

Simone Fattal

Simone Fattal

10 March 2016

Simone Fattal

March 12–June 12, 2016, Building F, SAF Art Spaces

Opening: 12 March at 6:00 pm

#SimoneFattal

Farideh Lashai

Farideh Lashai

10 March 2016

Farideh Lashai

March 12–May 14, 2016, Bait Al Serkal

Opening: 12 March at 6:00pm

#FaridehLashai

March Meeting 2016: Education, Engagement and Participation

March Meeting 2016: Education, Engagement and Participation

9 March 2016

March Meeting 2016: Education, Engagement and Participation
March 12–13, 2016, Dar Al Nadwa, Calligraphy Square, Heritage Area, Sharjah

Sharjah Art Foundation announces the 9th annual March Meeting, taking place 12-13 March, 2016. Over 40 speakers including artists and art practitioners from the UAE and around the world will gather to discuss important issues and questions around this year’s theme.

1980-Today: Exhibitions in the United Arab Emirates

1980-Today: Exhibitions in the United Arab Emirates

4 February 2016

As presented by the National Pavilion UAE la Biennale di Venezia at the 56th International Art Exhibition 2015, commissioned by the Salama bint Hamdan Al Nahyan Foundation and supported by the UAE Ministry of Culture, Youth and Community Development.

13 February – 14 May, 2016
Opening Reception 13 February, 6.00pm

The Flying Saucer
Dasman, Sharjah

The Egyptian Surrealists in Global Perspective

The Egyptian Surrealists in Global Perspective

4 November 2015

The Egyptian Surrealists in Global Perspective

November 26–28, 2015
American University in Cairo (AUC)

Register at register@sharjahart.org

Sharjah Art Foundation (SAF) announces the conference The Egyptian Surrealists in Global Perspective, taking place November 26–28 at the American University in Cairo, Egypt.

March Project

March Project

27 October 2015

31 October – 16 January, 2015
Opening reception: 31 October at 6:00 pm
SAF Art Spaces, Sharjah Heritage Area

Light Show

Light Show

10 September 2015

19 September – 5 December, 2015
SAF Art Spaces

Sharjah Art Foundation presents Light Show, a major exhibition of light-based works, organised by Hayward Gallery, London, in association with Sharjah Art Foundation.

Open Call for Submission: Vantage Point Sharjah 3

Open Call for Submission: Vantage Point Sharjah 3

7 June 2015

Sharjah Art Foundation (SAF) welcomes submissions from individuals of all nationalities residing in the UAE for the third edition of the photographic exhibition Vantage Point Sharjah 3. This exhibition will feature photographs centred on the theme of still life photography in the UAE.

Modernity and the Making of Identity in Sudan: Remembering the Sixties and Seventies

Modernity and the Making of Identity in Sudan: Remembering the Sixties and Seventies

31 March 2015

Sharjah Art Foundation (SAF) and the Institute for Comparative Modernities, Cornell University, announce the international conference Modernity and the Making of Identity in Sudan: Remembering the Sixties and Seventies, taking place 10 – 12 April at the Sharjah Institute of Theatrical Arts, Sharjah, UAE. The conference is free and open to the public.

Sharjah Biennial 2015 Prize Winners Announced

Sharjah Biennial 2015 Prize Winners Announced

15 March 2015

Artists Eric Baudelaire, Asunción Molinos Gordo, Basel Abbas and Ruanne Abou-Rahme, Adrián Villar Rojas, Fahrelnissa Zeid are honoured for their thought-provoking contributions to SB12.

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