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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
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

At the Time of the Ebb (2019)

At the Time of the Ebb (2019)

Alia Farid

Through videos, drawings, installations and public interventions, the work of Alia Farid explores contemporary urban life against the background of the complex colonial histories of Kuwait and Puerto Rico, her two countries of origin.

One emerging from a point of view (2019)

One emerging from a point of view (2019)

Wu Tsang

Wu Tsang’s artistic practice explores states of connectedness and in-betweenness. This fluidity often manifests as collaboration or is amplified in the merging of disciplines, such as performance, moving image, sculpture and installation.

Even the Stars Look Lonesome (2019)

Even the Stars Look Lonesome (2019)

Caecilia Tripp

Caecilia Tripp’s work is rooted in collaborative practice and the development of dialogic imagination as a form of celebration of togetherness and shared futures.

The Gulf Project Camp (2019)

The Gulf Project Camp (2019)

Wael Shawky

Wael Shawky’s multifaceted practice and diverse artistic repertoire animate historical narratives, dramatising the process of writing history through careful study of stereotypes, myths and traditions.

Any Way the Wind Blows (2018–2019)

Any Way the Wind Blows (2018–2019)

Tracey Rose

Best known for her performance work that embodies a feminist perspective, Tracey Rose often conceives of rich characters who inhabit tableaus as visceral, complex and unnerving as the worlds from which they are torn.

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.

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