Sharjah Art Foundation

Sharjah Biennial 15: Thinking Historically in the Present


For details of the Sharjah Biennial 15 Opening Week programme, click here.

Opening 7 February 2023. Register here for information and updates.

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Enwezor, Okwui

Okwui Enwezor was a curator, critic and art historian.

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Enwezor, Okwui

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Al Qasimi, Hoor

Hoor Al Qasimi, President and Director of Sharjah Art Foundation, established the Foundation in 2009 as a catalyst and advocate for the arts in Sharjah, in the region and around the world.

President and Director, Sharjah Art Foundation

Al Qasimi, Hoor

Sharjah Biennial 15 Participating Artists

Basel Abbas and Ruanne Abou-Rahme
Maitha Abdalla
Fathi Afifi
Hoda Afshar
John Akomfrah
Hangama Amiri
Brook Andrew
Malala Andrialavidrazana
Rushdi Anwar
Kader Attia
Au Sow Yee
Dana Awartani
Omar Badsha
Natalie Ball
Sammy Baloji
Mirna Bamieh
Pablo Bartholomew and Richard Bartholomew
Shiraz Bayjoo
Bahar Behbahani
Asma Belhamar
Rebecca Belmore
Diedrick Brackens
Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons
Cao Fei
Carolina Caycedo
Ali Cherri
Wook-kyung Choi
Iftikhar Dadi and Elizabeth Dadi
Solmaz Daryani
Annalee Davis
Destiny Deacon
Manthia Diawara
Imane Djamil
Anju Dodiya
Kimathi Donkor
Heri Dono
Rehab Eldalil
Ali Eyal
Marianne Fahmy
Brenda Fajardo
Raheleh Filsoofi
Nina Fischer and Maroan el Sani
Coco Fusco
Flavia Gandolfo
Theaster Gates
Gabriela Golder
Gabrielle Goliath
Yulia Grigoryants
Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige
Hassan Hajjaj
David Hammons
Archana Hande
Fathi Hassan
Mona Hatoum
Rachid Hedli
Lubaina Himid
Laura Huertas Millán
Saodat Ismailova
Isaac Julien
Saddam Jumaily
Patricia Kaersenhout
Robyn Kahukuiwa
Reena Saini Kallat
Hanni Kamaly
Amar Kanwar
Adam Khalil and Bayley Sweitzer with Oba
Bouchra Khalili
Naiza Khan
Tania El Khoury
Kiluanji Kia Henda
Ayoung Kim
Emily Kame Kngwarreye
Hiroji Kubota
Nusra Latif Qureshi
Lee Kai Chung
Ibrahim Mahama
Nabil El Makhloufi
Jawad Al Malhi
Waheeda Malullah
Maharani Mancanagara
mandla
Lavanya Mani
Kerry James Marshall
Moza Almatrooshi
Queenie McKenzie
Steve McQueen
Marisol Mendez
Almagul Menlibayeva
Helina Metaferia
Kimowan Metchewais
Meleanna Meyer
Joiri Minaya
Tahila Mintz
Roméo Mivekannin
Tracey Moffat
Aline Motta
Marwah AlMugait
Wangechi Mutu
Eubena Nampitjin
Dala Nasser
New Red Order
Pipo Nguyen-Duy
Mame-Diarra Niang
Shelley Niro
Thenjiwe Niki Nkosi
Elia Nurvista
Okwui Okpokwasili
Kambui Olujimi
Zohra Opoku
Erkan Özgen
Pak Khawateen Painting Club
Pushpakanthan Pakkiyarajah
Hyesoo Park
Philippe Parreno
Angela Ponce
Prajakta Potnis
Anita Pouchard Serra
Jasbir Puar and Dima Srouji
Monira Al Qadiri
Farah Al Qasimi
Michael Rakowitz
Umar Rashid
Wendy Red Star
Veronica Ryan
Doris Salcedo
Abdulrahim Salem
Sangeeta Sandrasegar
Varunika Saraf
Khadija Saye
Berni Searle
Mithu Sen
Nelly Sethna
Aziza Shadenova
Smita Sharma
Nilima Sheikh
Yinka Shonibare
Felix Shumba
Semsar Siahaan
Mary Sibande
Kahurangiariki Smith
Mounira Al Solh
Inuuteq Storch
Vivan Sundaram
Pamela Phatsimo Sunstrum
Obaid Suroor
The Living and the Dead Ensemble
Hank Willis Thomas
Akeim Toussaint Buck
Fatimah Tuggar
Hajra Waheed
Barbara Walker
Wang Jianwei
Nari Ward
Carrie Mae Weems
Nil Yalter

Abou El Fetouh, Tarek

Abou El Fetouh, Tarek

Curator

Tarek Abou El Fetouh is an independent curator who has established innovative initiatives in the Arab world and has sought to develop conversations among practitioners both regionally and internationally.

Adjaye, Sir David

Adjaye, Sir David

Architect

Sir David Adjaye OBE is recognised as a leading architect of his generation.

Al Qasimi, Hoor

Al Qasimi, Hoor

President and Director, Sharjah Art Foundation

Hoor Al Qasimi, President and Director of Sharjah Art Foundation, established the Foundation in 2009 as a catalyst and advocate for the arts in Sharjah, in the region and around the world.

Bauer, Ute Meta

Bauer, Ute Meta

Curator

Ute Meta Bauer is a curator of exhibitions and presentations on contemporary art, film, video and sound that connect artistic work with other disciplines.

Enwezor, Okwui

Enwezor, Okwui

Curator

Okwui Enwezor was a curator, critic and art historian.

Hassan, Salah M.

Hassan, Salah M.

Art historian, Art Critic, Curator

Salah M. Hassan is an art historian, critic and curator whose work focuses on African and African Diaspora art history and visual cultures as well as the black intellectual tradition.

Khoshnoudi, Bani

Khoshnoudi, Bani

Filmmaker, Artist

Informed by her background in photography and architecture, Bani Khoshnoudi explores ideas of exile and modernity, displacement, dislocation and memory.

Okeke-Agulu, Chika

Okeke-Agulu, Chika

Art Historian, Curator

Chika Okeke-Agulu is an artist, critic and art historian who specialises in Indigenous, modern and contemporary African and African Diaspora art history and theory.

Tohme, Christine

Tohme, Christine

Curator

Christine Tohme is the Founding Director of Ashkal Alwan, the Lebanese Association for Plastic Arts.

Zaya, Octavio

Zaya, Octavio

Curator, Writer

An independent curator and art writer, Octavio Zaya is Executive Director of the Cuban Art Foundation.