Bronze Revirado (Overturned Bronze)

Bronze Revirado (Overturned Bronze)

Pablo Lobato

The video brings us closer to actions that are usually heard but not seen, revealing a performance in contrast to its religious connotations: the bell ringers’ violent, abrupt, repetitive and physically dangerous efforts seem almost like a pagan ritual carried out in a trance.

Studio Pietà (King Kong Komplex)

Studio Pietà (King Kong Komplex)

Simon Fujiwara

Studio Pietà (King Kong Komplex) tells the story of Simon Fujiwara’s attempt to restage and photograph a lost picture of his mother held in the arms of a Lebanese boyfriend.

From Gulf to Gulf to Gulf

From Gulf to Gulf to Gulf

CAMP

Through the medium of a feature-length film, different experiences and encounters at sea (and on adjacent land) are not so much tied together as allowed to speak.

Saudi Automobile

Saudi Automobile

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.

Reincarnation

Reincarnation

Im Heung-soon

Against this historical backdrop, Reincarnation (2015) revolves around a community of Korean women of a similar generation who have lived in Iran for more than forty years.

The Fourth Stage

The Fourth Stage

Ahmad Ghossein

Ahmad Ghossein’s work The Fourth Stage (2015) weaves a complex and unlikely union of illusion and myth between three worlds of which he is concurrently a part: cinema, magic and the changing landscape of southern Lebanon.

Death at a 30 Degree Angle

Death at a 30 Degree Angle

Bani Abidi

Death at a 30 Degree Angle is a multimedia installation composed of video, architectural drawings and clay maquettes.

DAYS, I See What I Saw and What I Will See

DAYS, I See What I Saw and What I Will See

Melik Ohanian

DAYS, I See What I Saw and What I Will See explores the notion of producing a continuous representation of space and a discontinuous representation of time – at the same time.

Going South – From Ljubljana to Sharjah

Going South – From Ljubljana to Sharjah

Nika Oblak and Primõz Novak

The film depicts an epic journey in which the pair strives to break a Guinness World Record, by pushing a wheelbarrow from Ljubljana to Sharjah – a feat that would cover a distance of 14,500 kilometres and require 3 years and 12 days.

Echo

Echo

Moataz Nasr

Echo screens the well-known sequence from El Ard alongside Nasr’s footage of El Ansary. The projections face and echo one another, suggesting that the problems which faced Egyptian society in 1933 and 1969 remain unresolved in 2003.

The Trespassers

The Trespassers

Mariam Ghani

For The Trespassers, Mariam Ghani hired Afghan-Americans who had previously worked as translators for the US military in Afghanistan, translating documents related to US military prisons in Afghanistan.

Domestic Tourism II

Domestic Tourism II

Maha Maamoun

In Domestic Tourism II, Maha Maamoun explores how the ‘timeless’ image of the Egyptian pyramids - projected by the tourism industry - can be challenged by reworking representations of these historic monuments into urban narratives that highlight their complex political, social and historical dimensions.

Mapping Journey #8

Mapping Journey #8

Bouchra Khalili

Bouchra Khalili’s Mapping Journeys project was unveiled in its finalised form for the first time at Sharjah Biennial 10.

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