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

John Akomfrah’s works are characterised by their investigations into memory, post-colonialism, temporality and aesthetics and often explores the experiences of migrant diasporas globally.

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 Attar, Ammar

Al Attar, Ammar

Artist

A self-taught photographer and mixed media artist, Ammar Al Attar goes beyond documentation to engage with issues impacting the social fabric of the United Arab Emirates.

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.

Al Khaja, Mona

Al Khaja, Mona

Artist

Mona Al Khaja is a visual artist whose work is known for its Islamic patterns, Arabic calligraphy and natural elements. She explores social issues and the struggles present in modern society through painting and multimedia. 

Al Malhi, Jawad

Al Malhi, Jawad

Artist

Encompassing painting, video, installation, sculpture and photography, Jawad Al Malhi’s practice explores communities and their relationship to their environments.

Al Maria, Sophia

Al Maria, Sophia

Artist

Sophia Al Maria is an artist, writer and filmmaker. Known for coining the term 'Gulf futurism', she is primarily interested in issues related to consumerism, technology and the loss of traditional culture in the Arabian Gulf.

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