8 – 9 January 2017
Université Cheikh Anta Diop, Dakar, Senegal
The fifteen Untitled (Buoy) works (2014) installed on the façade of Bait Obaid Al Shamsi belong to Mark Bradford’s most recent series.
Among the first artists to be educated in Korea after its liberation from Japanese occupation, Chung Chang-Sup was part of a generation of artists who transformed the future of contemporary art in Korea.
The grounded political art of Abdul Hay Mosallam Zarara embodies his personal commitment to the Palestinian struggle for liberation and peace.
Over the past few years, Iman Issa’s work has explored the contemporary relevance of objects, ideas and modes of communication that seemingly belong to another time.
Im Heung-soon’s recent work in documentary film, photography and installation has explored the impact of Korea’s modernisation through engagement with its older generations.
Cyprus features a wooden boat that the artist’s father rented twenty-nine years ago in a clandestine attempt to flee Lebanon with his family.
Across the Chalk Line (2015) is a public art project in the form of a junior-sized cricket oval designed for neighbourhood children.
Abdullah Al Saadi
Abdullah Al Saadi had the opportunity to explore Brazil during a four-month residency in South America. Inspired by the thirty-eight-metre-tall Christ the Redeemer statue that reigns over Rio de Janeiro, he made Scarecrows (2013)
Abdullah Al Saadi
Abdullah Al Saadi presents a series of works produced during his SB12 commission Al Zannoba Journey (2015). This project continues previous journeys the artist has undertaken over several years and records the landscape he encounters and his experience in nature.
Hassan Khan examines everyday desires for happiness and the cold banality of the construct of capitalism.
From her earliest works, Jac Leirner has worked with found objects, ready-mades and everyday detritus.
In SB12, Lala Rukh presents five bodies of work from 1993 to 2010 that demonstrate her engagement with the sea and horizon as well as her attendant philosophical preoccupations with time, infinitude and nonexistence.
As their contribution to SB12, Kristine Khouri and Rasha Salti have organised a full day of talks and screenings for March Meeting 2015 to explore a number of questions raised by their research on The International Art Exhibition for Palestine.
Lynette Yiadom-Boakye's technique consists of a distinctive compositional approach informed by light, leading to examinations of colours and shadows that translate into cities and people
SB12 presents examples of Choucair’s ‘Duals’, ‘Modules’ and ‘Interforms’, works that recall the autonomous stanzas of Islamic poetry, Sufi longing for divine unity and the biological structure of matter.