Lala Rukh’s art practice is intertwined with her lifelong commitments to teaching, activism and the classical music of South Asia, which span the past fifty years.
Saphir (French for sapphire) evokes not only the pure maritime light typical of Algiers, but also those glimmers on the horizon that symbolise dreams and aspirations.
Sarah Abu Abdallah
In the video, Sarah Abu Abdallah is seen painting the shell of a wrecked car with light pink paint. This work also includes the wrecked car, painted pink.
A film crew disappears in Sharjah while scouting locations for a film based on Ghassan Kanafani’s 1963 novel Men in the Sun.
Steel sculpture made of four steel pieces, reproduced by Sharjah Art Foundation for Rasheed Araeen: Before and After Minimalism.
Trained as a civil engineer, Araeen is best known for his formal, geometric sculptures often created from simple, sometimes industrial materials.
Tarek Al Ghoussein
Tarek Al Ghouseein was drawn to the apparent similarities between the Myth of Sisyphus and what he had observed to be a growing 'myth' generated through the Western media.
Chain Breaker (Self Portrait)
Oil on hardboard
95 x 100 cm
Love Story (Self Portrait)
Oil on hardboard
99 x 69 cm
Semiha Berksoy was a seminal figural in Turkey’s cultural scene. Hailing from an artistic family, she began her career as a performer, playing lead roles in several operas, films and theatres—including Turkey’s first professional opera production and its first sound film. Despite having painted from an early age, it was only later in life that painting stopped being a private affair.
Shahrazad is an experimental video work that explores the sensations of waiting and feeling trapped in a stagnant, cyclical routine, both of which are considered characteristic elements of the Palestinian situation.
Commissioned by Sharjah Art Foundation, Sharjah Blues is a geometric sculpture created from steel and metallic paint.
Sound cells : FRIDAYS, the second installation in Magdi Mostafa’s '(sound cells)' series, is an abstract evocation of the artist’s Cairo neighbourhood, Ardellawa, as heard on Fridays – a day of prayer, but also a day of household chores and cleaning.