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Rain Room, Sharjah

Sharjah Art Foundation presents Rain Room for the first time in the Middle East. The installation is permanently sited in Al Majarrah, Sharjah.

UPDATE

Due to the latest developments regarding COVID-19, in line with recommendations from government officials and the UAE Ministry of Health, Rain Room Sharjah is temporarily closed to the public beginning 16 March 2020 until further notice. Admission tickets and bookings cannot be made during this time. Up-to-date information will be provided on our website and social media channels.

Random International
2012

Rain Room, Sharjah

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The Landing (2019)

Akram Zaatari’s videos, films, photographic installations and publications excavate past landscapes and reorganise the finds in his own present narratives.

Akram Zaatari

The Landing (2019)
The Landing (2019)

The Landing (2019)

Akram Zaatari

Akram Zaatari’s videos, films, photographic installations and publications excavate past landscapes and reorganise the finds in his own present narratives.

Eva & Franco Mattes: Various works (2010–2017)

Eva & Franco Mattes: Various works (2010–2017)

Eva & Franco Mattes
b. 1976, Italy (both)
Live and work in New York

Artist duo Eva & Franco Mattes have been making art together since they met in Berlin in 1994. Their work analyses and responds to contemporary digital life, approaching its ethics and politics with dark humour. Considered pioneers of the Net Art movement, they describe themselves as pranksters and hacktivists, and their work inhabits the web, often as argumentative and semi-legal interventions.

Electronic Disturbance Theater is a collective that organises online software and acts of solidarity to express their views against propaganda and military action in the form of online sit-ins and a digital platform for collective presence.

Cao Fei is a multimedia artist whose photography, performance, video and digital media works are often viewed as social commentary on the constant and rapid change occurring in China.

Bogosi Sekhukhuni is a self-proclaimed ‘lightworker and creative director’. He is a multimedia artist working with paintings, drawings, sculptures and videos to address the interaction between identity and consumption, both within the South African and global context.

Aura Satz’s practice encompasses film, sound, performance and sculpture. She creates bodies of work that reflect on the relationship between human beings and machines.

Antoine Catala: Various works  (2014–2020)

Antoine Catala: Various works (2014–2020)

Antoine Catala
b. 1975, Toulouse, France
Lives and works in New York

Antoine Catala examines everyday communication tools and the ways in which humans use and consume media.

Andrew Norman Wilson is an artist and writer whose work questions corporate hierarchy and the way it organises labour. Through his video works, he creates narratives that reference historic and contemporary events.

Homo Sacer (2014)

Homo Sacer (2014)

James Bridle

Homo Sacer (2014) sheds light on agreements and treaties under British and international law, the UN Charter, and written and spoken statements by the British government.

Kalbträgerin (2017)

Kalbträgerin (2017)

Aleksandra Domanović

Aleksandra Domanović works with sculpture, video and born-digital content, shedding light on the meaning of images and information shifting according to different contexts and historical weights.

Calls (2013/2019)

Calls (2013/2019)

Bells, glass, magnet, electric magnet, ribbon, coil and compass
Dimensions variable
Courtesy of the artist

In Curved Water (2010)

In Curved Water (2010)

Mixed media, ice, water, porcelain bowls, hydrophones and sound system
Dimensions variable
Courtesy of the artist

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