Update from Sharjah Art Foundation about Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Update from Sharjah Art Foundation about Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Due to the latest developments with the coronavirus (COVID-19), and in line with the recommendations of public health experts and government officials, Sharjah Art Foundation galleries, venues and other spaces, including Rain Room Sharjah, Sharjah Art Shops and the regional Art Centres, will be temporarily closed to the public beginning 16 March 2020 and remain closed until further notice.

March Meeting 2020 postponed

March Meeting 2020 postponed

March Meeting 2020, scheduled from 21 to 23 March, is postponed until further notice due to the growing concern over coronavirus.

Otobong Nkanga’s Sharjah Biennial 14 commission now on permanent display

Otobong Nkanga’s Sharjah Biennial 14 commission now on permanent display

Prize-winning work created by the artist with Emeka Ogboh for Sharjah Biennial 14 is Sharjah Art Foundation’s second site-specific installation

Visitors to Sharjah Art Foundation can now immerse themselves in Otobong Nkanga’s popular work Aging Ruins Dreaming Only to Recall the Hard Chisel from the Past, which has found a permanent home at the Foundation’s Al Mureijah Art Spaces.

Sharjah Art Foundation announces Sharjah Biennial 15 Curator

Sharjah Art Foundation announces Sharjah Biennial 15 Curator

Sharjah Art Foundation announces the late Okwui Enwezor as curator of Sharjah Biennial 15 with the support of SAF Director Hoor Al Qasimi as co-curator alongside Working Group members Tarek Abou El Fetouh, Ute Meta Bauer, Salah M. Hassan and Chika Okeke-Agulu, with the Support of an Advisory Committee including Sir David Adjaye, John Akomfrah and Christine Tohme.

Artist Shona Illingworth Completes Residency at Sharjah Art Foundation

Artist Shona Illingworth Completes Residency at Sharjah Art Foundation

Residency was part of artist’s ongoing project, Topologies of Air

Artist Shona Illingworth completed a two-week research and production residency hosted by Sharjah Art Foundation (SAF) in April 2019 as part of her ongoing installation project, Topologies of Air, commissioned by London’s The Wapping Project.

Sharjah Art Foundation Organises Professional Development Programme

Sharjah Art Foundation Organises Professional Development Programme

Sharjah Art Foundation, in partnership with the U.S. Consulate General Dubai, the Smithsonian Institution and the Sharjah Museums Authority, and with the support of the UAE Ministry of Culture and Knowledge Development, held a professional development programme about audience engagement on 22 and 23 April 2019.

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