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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.

Random International
2012

Rain Room, Sharjah

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The Interview

These opening lines introduce The Interview, an indirect narration of the real-life story of Dr Abdul Nabi, an Iraqi doctor who came to the United States in 2008.

Işıl Eğrikavuk
2008

The Interview
The Interview

The Interview

Işıl Eğrikavuk
2008

These opening lines introduce The Interview, an indirect narration of the real-life story of Dr Abdul Nabi, an Iraqi doctor who came to the United States in 2008.

SAMSUNG (2018)

SAMSUNG (2018)

Young-hae Chang
b. Seoul 

Marc Voge
b. Ann Arbor, United States

Live and work in Seoul 

Founded in 1998 by Young-hae Chang and Marc Voge, web art duo YOUNG-HAE CHANG HEAVY INDUSTRIES creates animated digital literature in Adobe Flash. Set to musical scores, typically jazz, that are often their own, the text is translated into various languages. 

Jeremy Bailey:Various works (2012–2017)

Jeremy Bailey:Various works (2012–2017)

Jeremy Bailey
b. 1979, Toronto
Lives and works in Toronto

Jeremy Bailey is a self-proclaimed ‘Famous New Media Artist’—an alter-ego he created after graduating from university—and he is also a podcaster and venture socialist.

Mirror PVA Formation, Shadow Cube Division (2019)

Mirror PVA Formation, Shadow Cube Division (2019)

Constant Dullaart
b. 1979, Leiderdorp, the Netherlands
Lives and works between Amsterdam and Berlin 

Constant Dullaart’s conceptual work, which manifests itself on the internet, in public spaces and offline, includes websites, performances, installations and manipulated found images that aim to visualise the vernacular of the internet.

More Songs of Innocence and of Experience (2013)

More Songs of Innocence and of Experience (2013)

Jon Thomson
b. 1969, London

Alison Craighead
b. 1971, Aberdeen, United Kingdom

Both live and work in London

Artist duo Jon Thomson and Alison Craighead have been working together since 1993. They produce art across video, sound, sculpture and installation as well as the virtual sphere.

Homo Sacer (2014)

Homo Sacer (2014)

James Bridle
b. 1980, London 
Lives and works in London 

James Bridle is an artist, writer, publisher and a technologist who uses both online and offline platforms, including software, social media, photography, installation and writing, to examine the effect of technology on culture and the ways in which it reproduces and reshapes political power in our current time. 

Domestic Tension (2007)

Domestic Tension (2007)

Wafaa Bilal
b. 1966, Najaf, Iraq
Lives and works in New York

Wafaa Bilal is known internationally for his online performative and interactive works that stimulate dialogue about international and interpersonal politics.

Yoga / Lakes (2017)

Yoga / Lakes (2017)

Cory Arcangel
b. 1978, Buffalo, United States
Lives and works in Stavanger, Norway

The Etymologies (square) (2017)

The Etymologies (square) (2017)

UVA (United Visual Artists)
Established 2003, London

UVA (United Visual Artists) is a London-based collective founded in 2003 by British artist Matt Clark (b.1974).

Trevor Paglen: Various works (2015–2019)  

Trevor Paglen: Various works (2015–2019)  

Trevor Paglen 
b. 1974, Camp Springs, United States
Lives and works in Berlin 

Trevor Paglen’s work spans image making, sculpture, investigative journalism, writing, engineering and numerous other disciplines. He analyses current pivotal moments in an attempt to imagine or predict an alternative future. 

Drinking Bird Universe (2018)

Drinking Bird Universe (2018)

Tabor Robak 
b. 1986, Portland, United States
Lives and works in New York

Tabor Robak employs computer-generated imaging to create videos of invented worlds. Working with programs such as Unity, After Effects, Photoshop and Cinema 4D, the artist explores a secondary digital reality, rendered in what he calls a ‘Photoshop tutorial aesthetic’ or a ‘desktop screensaver aesthetic’.

Simon Denny: Various works (2015–2019)

Simon Denny: Various works (2015–2019)

Simon Denny
b. 1982, Auckland
Lives and works in Berlin

Using a variety of media, including installation, sculpture, print and video, Simon Denny examines the social and political implications of the technology industry and the rise of social media, start-up culture, blockchain and cryptocurrencies.

Daily Times (Performer: The National) (2020)

Daily Times (Performer: The National) (2020)

Siebren Versteeg
b. 1971, New Haven, United States
Lives and works in New York

Siebren Versteeg is a multi-media artist who creates interactive installations by processing digital information, generating codes, manipulating algorithms and allowing the computer to create artworks from images it pulls from the internet on subjects specified by the artist.

Surface Tension (1992)

Surface Tension (1992)

Rafael Lozano-Hemmer
b. 1967, Mexico City
Lives and works between Montreal and Madrid

The work of electronic artist Rafael Lozano-Hemmer focuses on surveillance, deception and perception in contemporary society.

Healer (Sands) (2019)

Healer (Sands) (2019)

Pamela Rosenkranz
b. 1979, Uri, Switzerland
Lives and works in Zurich

Multimedia artist Pamela Rosenkranz works with materials developed in the high-tech scientific and pharmaceutical industries to demonstrate her concepts through performance, installation, sculpture and painting.

Hundemenschen (2018)

Hundemenschen (2018)

Oliver Laric
b. 1981, Innsbruck, Austria
Lives and works in Berlin 

Oliver Laric is a multimedia artist who analyses the productive potential of the copy, the bootleg and the remix, examining their roles in the formation of both historic and contemporary image cultures.

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