Tomoko Sauvage works on ‘natural synthesisers’ that she has invented—waterbowls that combine water, ceramics and hydrophones (underwater microphones).
Master calligrapher, Samir Sayegh takes Arabic letters beyond the formal aesthetic of Arabic calligraphy.
Curator and Filmmaker
Marcel Schwierin studied photography, filmmaking, film history, politics and aesthetics.
Artist and Founder, aria
In video, photography, sculpture and installation, Zineb Sedira explores notions of gender, language, national identity and modernity.
Sina Seifee researches as an artist in the fields of narrative, performance and knowledge production.
Massinissa Selmani’s work often presents montages of drawings and images or short animations in which he mingles humour, irony and a sense of revolt.
The practice of writer and artistic researcher Ashkan Sepahvand traces associations from within the histories of the body and the sensory as well as imagination, celebration, transformation and futurity.
Setareh Shahbazi is best known for her drawings and installations, which are based primarily on found visual material she has digitally manipulated.
Musician and composer Sam Shalabi is a central node in Montreal’s free improvisation scene and is well-known as the founding member of the Shalabi Effect, Nutsak and Hawaga.
Visual artist T. Shanaathanan’s work explores the meaning of home in the context of displacement and migration.
Born to a family of coal miners, Yang Shaobin is highly concerned with the state of the industry in China.
Abdul-Raheem Sharif founded the Flying House (2007), a non-profit platform which promotes Emirati artists.
1978, Dubai, UAE
Lives and works in Dubai, UAE
Painter Ahmed Sharif explores memory through the simple shapes and muted colour palette that characterise his compositions.
A pioneer of conceptual art and experimental practice in the Middle East, Hassan Sharif explored form, time, social action and mathematical systems throughout his career.