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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.

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Rain Room, Sharjah
The Trans-National (2019)

The Trans-National (2019)

New Orleans Airlift

New Orleans Airlift is an artist-driven initiative that collaborates and creates alongside other artists and communities. For SB14, the collective consists of Delaney Martin, Alita Edgar and Taylor Shepherd

Land of Zanj (2019)

Land of Zanj (2019)

Mohau Modisakeng

Approaching the body as a bearer of collective memory, Mohau Modisakeng’s work invokes historical mechanisms of violence and grapples with the tensions and contradictions of inequality, exploitation, slavery and race.

Imperfect Isometry (2019)

Imperfect Isometry (2019)

Suchitra Mattai

Interested in the iconography of the domestic sphere as well as fiber-based production processes, Suchitra Mattai creates work in various mediums that investigates the complex relationships between history, memory and the construction of identity in diasporic communities.

Carlos Martiel: Various Works (2019)

Carlos Martiel: Various Works (2019)

Carlos Martiel

For SB14, Martiel presents two commissioned projects that further his research on the African diaspora, systems of value and cultural histories.

Pataki 1921 (2019)

Pataki 1921 (2019)

Ulrik López

Ulrik López’s drawings and sculptures draw on his research in archaeology, myth and ritual.

Massive Kinship (solitary promenade)(2019)

Massive Kinship (solitary promenade)(2019)

Laura Lima

Over the last 20 years, Laura Lima’s practice has destabilised conventions of contemporary art viewership, and more specifically, the pat expectation of revelatory insight that people have come to expect from conceptual practices.

Untitled (inwardness, juice, natures)(2019)

Untitled (inwardness, juice, natures)(2019)

Isabel Lewis, Matthew Lutz-Kinoy, HACKLANDER / HATAM

Isabel Lewis’ works raise salient awareness of multi-relational spaces and their production of shared knowledge extending beyond rational realms of exchange.

Eisa Jocson: Various Works (2019)

Eisa Jocson: Various Works (2019)

Eisa Jocson

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Sympoiesis Observatory (2019)

Sympoiesis Observatory (2019)

Nikolaus Gansterer

Nikolaus Gansterer’s expansive practice of mapping, performative visualisation and cartographic representations explores the accumulation of interrelated and often ephemeral phenomena and processes that constitute the specific atmosphere of a place.

‘No prey, no pay’ (2018–2019)

‘No prey, no pay’ (2018–2019)

Peter Friedl

Peter Friedl employs a range of genres, mediums and forms of display in order to explore the construction of history and different modes of narration.

The Black Boxes of Observational Activity (2019)

The Black Boxes of Observational Activity (2019)

Alaa Edris

Alaa Edris investigates changing urban environments, folklore and symbols of gender and belief to reformulate and create new perspectives on architecture, myth and social history.

I Belong to the Distance (2019)

I Belong to the Distance (2019)

Torkwase Dyson

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Infinite Sun (2019)

Infinite Sun (2019)

Annie Dorsen

As a writer and performance maker, Annie Dorsen’s practice explores the intersection of algorithms and live performance.

Mohamed Bourouissa: Various Works 2018 - 2019

Mohamed Bourouissa: Various Works 2018 - 2019

Mohamed Bourouissa

Often created with photography or video, Mohamed Bourouissa’s projects emerge from time spent in collaboration with the people and communities that inform his work.

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