Sharjah Art Foundation

Sharjah Biennial 15: Thinking Historically in the Present

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Abdulrahim Salem, The Unknown Sailor, 2023. Performance view: Sharjah Biennial 15, Kalba Ice Factory, 2023. Produced by Sharjah Art Foundation. Image courtesy of the artist. Photo: Motaz

Session Description

Paint Live
In collaboration with SPAA
Ages 6–10

Date: Saturday, 18 March 2023
Timings: 10:00 am–12:00 pm
Location: Kalba Ice Factory, Kalba
Languages: English and Arabic

Taking inspiration from Abdulrahim Salem’s live painting work at SB15, listen to an Emirati sea shanty and reflect on the life of fishermen and pearl divers. Immerse yourself in music, movement and your location next to the creek to paint your feelings and experiences onto a large canvas.


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This event is free and open to the public. All materials are provided by Sharjah Art Foundation