Shimabuku Shimabuku’s Boat Trip, 2013 Participatory Performance Abra Boat Station Sharjah Commissioned by Sharjah Art Foundation


To beat the summer heat, participants in this workshop will learn how to concoct site-specific ice cream flavours based on the spices and produce found in #SAFneighbourhood. Participants will mix flavours such as chai karak from a neighbourhood cafeteria, fresh basil from The Urban Garden, dates from Souq Al Jubail, turmeric from Souq Saqr and many other flavour combinations into their ice cream.

This workshop is in collaboration with Arva Ahmed.


To register, please send an email to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). Kindly note that registration for this workshop closes on Wednesday, 16 August 2017 at 3:00 pm.

This workshop is available to ages 15+

All SAF events are free and open to the public.


Culinary Performance and Workshop: Ice Cream

Emirati Brews and Spice Souqs

The exploration and reflection on the power of natural remedies and herbs was the focus of the excursion and workshop Emirati Herbal Home Brews, which took place on 18 March, 2017

Culinary Performance and Workshop: Ice Cream

The Anatomy of the Sharjah Sandwich

This workshop will focus on the experience of the cafeteria by analyzing sensory cues from the sampling of food and drinks to questioning tropes and understanding the reasoning behind naming trends.

Culinary Performance and Workshop: Ice Cream

#SAFneighbourhood Project

#SAFneighbourhood Project aims to compile an intimate guidebook about Sharjah’s diversity in places, people and stories.