Sharjah Art Foundation

Sharjah Biennial 16

Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

Abdulaziz, Ebtisam

Abdulaziz, Ebtisam

Artist, Writer and Curator

Ebtisam Abdulaziz is an artist, writer and curator from the UAE

Abu Al Hayyat, Maya

Abu Al Hayyat, Maya

Actress, translator, writer

Maya Abu Al Hayyat is a Palestinian actress, translator and writer

Abu Toha, Mosab

Abu Toha, Mosab

Writer

Mosab Abu Toha is a Palestinian poet, author and founder of the Edward Said Library, Gaza’s first English-language library.

Abusaada, Nadi

Abusaada, Nadi

Speaker, Curator, Writer

Historian, architect and curator Nadi Abusaada studies the foundations of the architectural profession in West Asia, the history of national exhibitions in the modern Arab world, and the intersection between photographic practice and representations of the natural landscape in Palestine.

Agarwal, Ravi

Agarwal, Ravi

Artist, Curator, Writer

Ravi Agarwal is an artist, curator, writer and environmental activist. He explores issues of urban space, ecology, capital and globalisation through photographs, text, video, performance and site-specific installations.

Aidabi, Yousef

Aidabi, Yousef

Writer

Dr Yousef Aidabi is currently the Advisor at the Dr Sultan Al Qasimi Centre for Gulf Studies.

Aivazian, Haig

Aivazian, Haig

Artist, Curator and Writer

Haig Aivazian is an Artist, Curator and Writer currently based in Chicago.

Al Bassam, Sulayman

Al Bassam, Sulayman

Theatre

SABAB (Sulayman Al Bassam Theatre) is an independent, international touring theatre company led by celebrated Kuwaiti writer/director Sulayman Al Bassam.

Al Jarman, Fatima

Al Jarman, Fatima

Writer

Fatima Al Jarman is a writer living between the UAE and New York City.

Al Rifai, Ismail

Al Rifai, Ismail

Artist and writer, Sharjah Art Foundation

He has exhibited widely in solo and group exhibitions nationally and internationally.

Al-Baqsami, Thuraya

Al-Baqsami, Thuraya

Artist, Writer

Thuraya Al-Baqsami is a visual artist, journalist and writer whose work engages with poetics and politics, feminism and the feminine.

Ali, Tariq

Ali, Tariq

Writer

Tariq Ali is the author of several plays and film scripts as well as nearly 50 books on world history and politics and seven novels.

Andary, Nezar

Andary, Nezar

Writer, Filmmaker

Nezar Andary is a writer, filmmaker and Associate Professor at Zayed University, Abu Dhabi.

Ansari, Saira

Ansari, Saira

1982, São Paulo
Lives and works in Sharjah

Saira Ansari is a researcher and writer who focuses on South Asian art history and publishing.

Arabindan-Kesson, Anna

Arabindan-Kesson, Anna

Speaker, Art historian, Writer

Anna Arabindan-Kesson is an Associate Professor of African American and Black Diasporic Art with a joint appointment in the Department of Art and Archaeology at Princeton University

Atassi, Mohammad Ali

Atassi, Mohammad Ali

Writer, Filmmaker

Mohammad Ali Atassi is a journalist and documentary filmmaker.

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