Shelter for a New Youth, 2011

Rosalind Nashashibi
Shelter for a New Youth, 2011
Mixed-media installation
Photographs mounted on aluminum and acrylic paint on MDF
Painting on wood, trees, areesh
Installation view
Commissioned by Sharjah Art Foundation with support from the British Council
Photo by Alfredo Rubio


Since graduating from Glasgow School of Art in 2000, Rosalind Nashashibi has exhibited extensively including a major solo show in 2009 at the Institute for Contemporary Art, ICA, London, and Bergen Kunsthall, Norway. She recently presented work at the Pompidou Centre, Paris (2010); Manifesta 7, Trento (2008) and the Venice Biennale (2007). She is currently preparing a commissioned work on Gaza for the Imperial War Museum.

This person was part of Sharjah Biennial 10


Nashashibi, Rosalind

Shelter for a New Youth

The areesh, a traditional Emirati palm shelter used as housing until the 1950s, functions in Shelter for a New Youth to provide protection from the sun.