Ellen Kelly, Erin

Ellen Kelly, Erin

Choreographer and dancer

Dancer, performer and choreographer, Erin Ellen Kelly uses techniques from Butoh, qigong, gymnastics, farming, cabaret dancing, and performance action-theatre to create performance installation pieces that comment on the human condition and its relationship to environment and society.

Foula, Ahmed

Foula, Ahmed

Graphic Designer

Ahmed Foula studied Architecture at the Faculty of Fine Arts in Alexandria University.

Girandola, Joe

Girandola, Joe

professional artist

Joe Girandola is a professional artist originally from Baltimore, USA.

Gordon, Colin James

Gordon, Colin James

Musician

Drummer and music producer Colin James Gordon sees music through the lens of an ethnomusicology background, looking to the past, present and future for inspiration.

Halaby, Tarek

Halaby, Tarek

Performer

Tarek Halaby is a Palestinian-American performer. After graduating from the University of Iowa with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance Performance, he lived and worked in New York where he danced with a variety of companies and independent choreographers.

Hassan, Salah M.

Hassan, Salah M.

Art historian, Art Critic, Curator

Salah M. Hassan is an art historian, critic and curator whose work focuses on African and African Diaspora art history and visual cultures as well as the black intellectual tradition.

Henrot, Mathilde

Henrot, Mathilde

Art Professional

Mathilde Henrot is the co-founder of Festival Scope Pro, an online service that allows film professionals to watch on demand films from international film festivals (2010).

Kusama, Yayoi

Kusama, Yayoi

Artist, Performer, Sculptor

One of Japan’s foremost contemporary artists, Yayoi Kusama has forged a singular practice that spans over six decades.

Linyekula, Faustin

Linyekula, Faustin

Choreographer, dancer

Faustin Linyekula’s work as a choreographer, dancer and founder of Studios Kabako in Kisangani is intimately tied to the artist’s engagement with his home country.

Maceda, José

Maceda, José

Composer

José Maceda was a composer, pianist and ethnomusicologist who dedicated his life to the understanding and popularisation of Filipino traditional music.

Meyer-Keller, Eva

Meyer-Keller, Eva

Choreographer and performer

Eva Meyer-Keller is a versatile performance artist whose work often emerges from a point of transition between visual and performing arts.

Mriziga, Radouan

Mriziga, Radouan

Performer

Choreographer and dancer Radouan Mriziga’s performances explore the relationship between movement, construction and composition. 

Ne Jame, Adele

Ne Jame, Adele

Poet

In the 9th Sharjah Biennial, selections of poetry by Adele NeJame were exhibited alongside paintings of Hawaiian flowers by her daughter, the artist Melissa Chimera.

Ogata, Shinichiro

Ogata, Shinichiro

Designer

Shinichiro Ogata is a designer and restaurateur who heads up his own small design company called Simplicity.

Okeke-Agulu, Chika

Okeke-Agulu, Chika

Art Historian, Curator

Chika Okeke-Agulu specialises in indigenous, modern and contemporary African and African Disapora art history and theory.

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