Sand Drawings: 1-4

Sand Drawings: 1-4

Lala Rukh

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.

Execution Squares (No. 19)

Execution Squares (No. 19)

Hrair Sarkissian

Hrair Sarkissian uses the techniques of documentary photography to comment on complex social and political realities and to question the ways in which photography as a medium determines how images of these realities are read.

Execution Squares (No. 18)

Execution Squares (No. 18)

Hrair Sarkissian

Hrair Sarkissian uses the techniques of documentary photography to comment on complex social and political realities and to question the ways in which photography as a medium determines how images of these realities are read.

Execution Squares (No. 17)

Execution Squares (No. 17)

Hrair Sarkissian

Hrair Sarkissian uses the techniques of documentary photography to comment on complex social and political realities and to question the ways in which photography as a medium determines how images of these realities are read.

Execution Squares (No. 2)

Execution Squares (No. 2)

Hrair Sarkissian

Hrair Sarkissian uses the techniques of documentary photography to comment on complex social and political realities and to question the ways in which photography as a medium determines how images of these realities are read.

Power Station

Power Station

Simryn Gill

The Power Station series records the interiors of two neighbour buildings, a power station and a residence.

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.

The Lost Works of Caspar David Friedrich

The Lost Works of Caspar David Friedrich

Hiroyuki Masuyama

For Sharjah Biennial 9, Hiroyuki Masuyama recreated a series of lost paintings by 19th century German Romantic landscape painter Caspar David Friedrich.

The Majlis

The Majlis

Lamya Gargash

Gargash’s photographic works use interiors as frameworks for revealing culture and identity in the UAE in the context of rapid exterior change, while also documenting domestic interiors as they are now.

Rochers Carrés

Rochers Carrés

Kader Attia

In Algiers, near the Bab el Oued neighborhood, there is a beach that young people nickname 'Rochers Carrés'.

Hole

Hole

Thomas Demand

Images migrate, often without much luggage. Take this hole in the ground: if the image were in a Texan newspaper, the hole would tunnel through to another, lawless place. What is its promise here?