Sun Lady, circa 1975.

Sun Lady, circa 1975.
Studio Mwahib, El Obeid.
© Fouad Hamza Tibin / Elnour

Overview

Official Opening Ceremony:
Saturday, 19 November 2016

This exhibition is a major historical survey of the modernist art movement in Sudan, from the mid-20th century to the present.The exhibition will bring in genres and mediums such as photography, film and video, multimedia installation and performing arts. The display will also be unique in including archival material that contextualises the modern art movements and to emphasise the breadth and depth of modernism in Sudan.

Co-curated by Sharjah Art Foundation Director Hoor Al Qasimi and Dr Salah M. Hassan, Goldwin Smith Professor of African and African Diaspora Art History and Visual Culture in the Africana Studies and Research Centre and Department of History of Art and Visual Studies, Cornell University.

This exhibition has kindly been supported by Samia Omar and Osama Daoud.

The Khartoum School: The Making of the Modern Art Movement in Sudan (1945–Present)

The Khartoum School: The Making of the Modern Art Movement in Sudan (1945–Present)
2016

Various works
dimensions variable
Installation view
SAF Art Spaces
Image courtesy of Sharjah Art Foundation

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The Khartoum School: The Making of the Modern Art Movement in Sudan (1945–Present)
2016

Installation view
SAF Art Spaces
Image courtesy of Sharjah Art Foundation

The Khartoum School: The Making of the Modern Art Movement in Sudan (1945–Present) Image

The Khartoum School: The Making of the Modern Art Movement in Sudan (1945–Present)

The Khartoum School: The Making of the Modern Art Movement in Sudan (1945–Present)
2016

Installation view
SAF Art Spaces
Image courtesy of Sharjah Art Foundation

The Khartoum School: The Making of the Modern Art Movement in Sudan (1945–Present) Image

The Khartoum School: The Making of the Modern Art Movement in Sudan (1945–Present)

The Khartoum School: The Making of the Modern Art Movement in Sudan (1945–Present)
2016

Installation view
SAF Art Spaces
Image courtesy of Sharjah Art Foundation

The Khartoum School: The Making of the Modern Art Movement in Sudan (1945–Present) Image

The Khartoum School: The Making of the Modern Art Movement in Sudan (1945–Present)

The Khartoum School: The Making of the Modern Art Movement in Sudan (1945–Present)
2016

Installation view
SAF Art Spaces
Image courtesy of Sharjah Art Foundation

The Khartoum School: The Making of the Modern Art Movement in Sudan (1945–Present) Image

The Khartoum School: The Making of the Modern Art Movement in Sudan (1945–Present)

Left to right: Gadalla Gubara, Portrait of a Man
(ca. 1950-60)

Digital print
Installation view
SAF Art Spaces, 2016
Courtesy of Sarah Gadalla and the family of the artist
Image courtesy of Sharjah Art Foundation, Gadalla Gubara

Portrait of a Man (Osman Waqialla, Artist)
(ca. 1950-60)

Digital print
Installation view
SAF Art Spaces, 2016
Courtesy of Sarah Gadalla and the family of the artist
Image courtesy of Sharjah Art Foundation

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Hassan, Salah

Salah Hassan is Director of the Institute of Comparative Modernities, Cornell University.