Aidabi, Yousef

Aidabi, Yousef

Writer

Dr Yousef Aidabi is currently the Advisor at the Dr Sultan Al Qasimi Centre for Gulf Studies.

Karim Aïnouz is a Brazilian-Algerian filmmaker and visual artist. He holds a degree in Architecture from the University of Brasilia and in Cinema Studies from New York University.

Aivazian, Haig

Aivazian, Haig

Artist, Curator and Writer

Haig Aivazian is an Artist, Curator and Writer currently based in Chicago.

Akhavan, Abbas

Akhavan, Abbas

Artist

Abbas Akhavan's practice has been shaped by the architecture, economies and people connected to the sites in which he works.

Akhøj, Kasper

Akhøj, Kasper

Artist

Kasper Akhøj’s work is situated in the realm of conceptual storytelling, exploring objects, situations and residual histories of art, design, architecture and the institutions that present them.

Akomfrah, John

Akomfrah, John

Artist

In his gallery installations as well as stand-alone films, artist and filmmaker John Akomfrah explores the histories and legacies of the African diaspora in Europe, considering issues of identity, memory and displacement.

Al Ansari, Ahmed

Al Ansari, Ahmed

Artist

Ahmed Al Ansari’s paintings explore the artist’s memories of the Emirati landscape and architecture of his childhood.

Al Atiyat, Khulood

Al Atiyat, Khulood

Director, Culture and Heritage Programme, Salama bint Hamdan Al Nahyan Foundation

Khulood joined the Salama bint Hamdan Al Nahyan Foundation in September 2013 as a Manager in the Arts.

Al Attar, Ammar

Al Attar, Ammar

Artist

Ammar Al Attar is a self-taught photographer and mixed media artist.

Al Bassam, Sulayman

Al Bassam, Sulayman

Theatre

SABAB (Sulayman Al Bassam Theatre) is an independent, international touring theatre company led by celebrated Kuwaiti writer/director Sulayman Al Bassam.

Al Dowayan, Manal

Al Dowayan, Manal

Artist

Manal Al Dowayan investigates and comments on community ties, memory and the female condition in Saudi Arabia through her black and white photography, video, sound, sculpture and interactive installations.

As an artist and freelance filmmaker, his practice often reflects a collaborative ethos moves seamlessly across various platforms, which include television, social media channels and visual art institutions.

Al Ghaith, Reem

Al Ghaith, Reem

Artist

The work of Reem Al Ghaith reflects the ambivalence felt by most Emiratis about the rapid changes that have brought wealth and opportunities but have also resulted in a loss of cultural identity.

Al Ghoussein, Tarek

Al Ghoussein, Tarek

Artist

Tarek Al Ghoussein has spent the past 10 years considering how performance, interventions and photographic methods can be used to explore what it means to be situated within a landscape.

Al Halyan, Moosa

Al Halyan, Moosa

1969, Dubai, UAE
Lives and works in Dubai, UAE

Working primarily in painting and drawing, Moosa Al Halyan is known for Surrealist compositions that often feature horses.

Al Hashemi, Zeinab

Al Hashemi, Zeinab

Artist

Zeinab Alhashemi tells stories in her work, experimenting with new materials and techniques with each project.

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