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Sharif, Hassan

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.

Artist

Sharif, Hassan
Zaatari, Akram

Zaatari, Akram

Filmmaker

Akram Zaatari co-founded the Arab Image Foundation in the 1990s. His work is deeply invested in researching photographic practices in the Middle East.

Zainal, Abdulrahman

Zainal, Abdulrahman

Artist, Sculptor

Abdulrahman Zainal expresses his ethical and political vision in his work, aiming not to depict his subject matter realistically but rather to portray its narrative context.

Zaninović, Ante

Zaninović, Ante

Artist, Writer

Ante Zaninović was a screenwriter and filmmaker, he is the author of numerous short animated films.

Zanon, Gregorio

Zanon, Gregorio

Artist

Zanon's recent works merge composition and programming to explore emergent phenomena through the spatialisation, in real or virtual spaces, of multiple real-time sound sources.

Zarouq, Areej

Zarouq, Areej

Speaker

Areej Zarrouq is a director, writer and producer who earned a BA in Media Studies from City University, Cairo.

Zayat, Elias

Zayat, Elias

Artist

Painter and icon restorer, Zayat's art is influenced by religious and popular iconography.

Zeid, Fahrelnissa

Zeid, Fahrelnissa

Artist

A member of the avant-garde D-Group in Istanbul before entering the Paris art scene in
 the 1940s, Fahrelnissa Zeid was part of the École de Paris, a movement of abstraction 
that rejected academic methods and intellectual speculation.

Želimir, Žilnik

Želimir, Žilnik

Artist

Žilnik’s first feature film Early Works (1969) was awarded the Golden Bear award at the Berlin Film Festival in 1969.

Żmijewski, Artur

Żmijewski, Artur

Artist

Artur Żmijewski creates installations, objects, photographs that explore human behaviour and physicality as a form of social activism.