Focusing on Sharjah’s location on the Strait of Hormuz, and the area’s historical power tensions, this animated video explores ideas of control and conflict.
This work is part of a group of drawings that functions as a liaison between the conception of an idea and the chase to its fruition.
Peace is not what you believe explores how we hear and understand the world and attempts to open a new space where we can move freely.
Babak Afrassiabi and Nasrin Tabatabai
Babak Afrassiabi and Nasrin Tabatabai’s work Plate It with Silver (2015) is a video set along the northern and southern shores of the Strait of Hormuz referencing peripheral relations to the waters from minor economic ventures like smuggling to possession-cult practices throughout the region.
The Power Station series records the interiors of two neighbour buildings, a power station and a residence.
In 2007 the ICA invited 26 artists from around the world to make proposals for a memorial to the Iraq War.
Renowned for his large-format colour photographs charting themes of globalised society at work and play, Andreas Gursky’s production employs the latest digital technology to capture and refine an astounding compilation of detail on an epic scale.