Sharjah Art Foundation

Sharjah Biennial 16

Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

Hiwa K's referential repository consists of stories told by family members and friends, found situations and everyday forms that are the products of pragmatism and necessity.

Kabakov, Ilya and Emilia

Kabakov, Ilya and Emilia

Artists

Considered among the most significant Russian artist to have emerged in the 20th Century, since 1988 Ilya Kabakov has been working collaboratively with his wife Emila.

Kaddumy, Fatima

Kaddumy, Fatima

Activist

Fatima Kaddumy is an activist who specialises in project management.

Kaersenhout, Patricia

Kaersenhout, Patricia

Artist

patricia kaersenhout is an artist who examines hidden and forgotten stories, delving into ignored histories of the African diaspora and its movements around the globe.

Kahraman, Hayv

Kahraman, Hayv

Artist

Hayv Kahraman uses the visual languages of the Italian Renaissance, and the figurative style of traditional Japanese and Islamic art in intricately detailed paintings of women as they carry out the rituals of daily or celebratory life.

Kahukiwa, Robyn

Kahukiwa, Robyn

Artist

Robyn Kahukiwa is a visual artist who explores notions of heritage, identity and sovereignty integral to the Māori experience in New Zealand and to Indigenous communities more broadly. At the intersection of art and activism, her multidisciplinary practice centres on the colonisation and dispossession of Indigenous peoples as well as Indigenous epistemologies of motherhood, genealogy, traditional customs and pūrākau [Māori legends or histories].

Kamaly,Hanni

Kamaly,Hanni

Artist

Hanni Kamaly’s multidisciplinary, research-driven practice examines material culture, historiography, collective memory, colonial power structures and the bounds of subjectivity.

Kamarstudios

Kamarstudios

Artist collective

A laboratory for the research and creation of contemporary music located in the heart of Marrakech’s Medina.

Kameric, Šejla

Kameric, Šejla

Speaker

Šejla Kameric ́ was born in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Kandasamy, Meena

Kandasamy, Meena

Writer, Poet

Meena Kandasamy is an anti-caste activist, poet, novelist and translator. Her writing aims to deconstruct trauma and violence, while spotlighting the militant resistance against caste, gender and ethnic oppressions.

Kanoo, Sara

Kanoo, Sara

Architect, Al-Riwaq Art Space, Bahrain

Sara Kanoo earned a bachelor’s degree in Architecture with a concentration in Theoretical Design from Wentworth Institute of Technology, Boston, USA in 2009.

Kanwar, Amar

Kanwar, Amar

Artist, Filmmaker

Amar Kanwar's poetic documentaries and video installations examine nationalism, politics, violence and social performance in the Indian subcontinent.

Kanyinda, Balufu Bakupa

Kanyinda, Balufu Bakupa

Artist, Writer

Balufu Bakupa Kanyinda is a writer, journalist, producer and director from Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo.

Kapoor, Anish

Kapoor, Anish

Artist

Anish Kapoor is one of the most influential sculptors of his generation.

Kapur, Geeta

Kapur, Geeta

Curator, Writer

Geeta Kapur’s work engages with issues related to national and postcolonial paradigms, heterodox modernisms, critical contemporaneity and the curatorial positioning of artworks.

Karim Sultan

Karim Sultan

Curator and Artist

Karim Sultan is a curator and artist whose works act as a kind of travelogue, both physical and metaphorical.

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