Sharjah Art Foundation

Sharjah Biennial 16

Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

A Man without a Country (2023) and other works

A Man without a Country (2023) and other works

Hyesoo Park

Hyesoo Park’s work takes inspiration from the social landscape of everyday life—overheard conversations, daily routines and common problems—offering insight into the psychological issues we face in a fiercely competitive society.

Chorus (2017) and other works

Chorus (2017) and other works

Reena Saini Kallat

Reena Saini Kallat’s practice examines ongoing civilisational affinities of language, culture, trade and technology that transcend the superficial divisions of nation-state boundaries.

Crude Eye (2022)

Crude Eye (2022)

Monira Al Qadiri

Monira Al Qadiri uses myth-making and fantasy to excavate dormant alternative worlds and potential futures.

Cultural Exchange Rate (2019) and other works

Cultural Exchange Rate (2019) and other works

Tania El Khoury

Tania El Khoury is a live performance artist whose works engage the audience in close encounters with narratives drawn from the political realities of migration, displacement and state violence.

Hypomnemata (2023) and other works

Hypomnemata (2023) and other works

Kader Attia

Kader Attia’s poetic installations and sculptural assemblages investigate the far-reaching emotional implications of western cultural hegemony and colonial systems of power for non-western subjectivities, focusing particularly on collective trauma and notions of repair.

Nosferasta: First Bite (2021)

Nosferasta: First Bite (2021)

Adam Khalil and Bayley Sweitzer with Oba

Adam Khalil is a filmmaker artist and Ojibway tribal member whose work amplifies Indigenous artist voices. Bayley Sweitzer is a filmmaker whose lens-based practice seeks to advance radical political futures. Oba is a multidisciplinary artist, musician and actor.

The Retrieval, Restoration
and Predicament (2018) and other works

The Retrieval, Restoration and Predicament (2018) and other works

Lee Kai Chung

Lee Kai Chung explores historical events and the material-ideological transformations of political systems. Four related multimedia works interrogate the personal
and material transformations of Hong Kong during its short-lived occupation by the Imperial Japanese Army.

Under the Cold River Bed (2021)

Under the Cold River Bed (2021)

Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige

Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige’s collaborative projects range from investigating disappearances during the Lebanese Civil War to rediscovering a forgotten space project from the 1960s to giving materiality to internet scams and examining the geological undergrounds of cities.