Sharjah Art Foundation

Sharjah Biennial 16

Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

As British as a Watermelon (2019)

As British as a Watermelon (2019)

mandla

In mandla’s work, identity-based struggles emerge from the artist’s attempts to reconcile different forms of exclusion, both within the artist’s family and adoptive environment.

Porosity Valley 2: Trickster’s Plot (2019) and other works

Porosity Valley 2: Trickster’s Plot (2019) and other works

Ayoung Kim

Centred around notions of crossings, transmissions and reversibility, Ayoung Kim’s practice builds complex, nonlinear narratives
of modern Korean history using characters that experience the transnational push and pull of technological advancement.

Pursuit (2005)

Pursuit (2005)

Steve McQueen

Steve McQueen is an artist and filmmaker whose practice explores the tactility and corporeality of the moving image, impressing upon his audiences a more acute awareness of their bodies in relation to physical space.

The Wake (2021)

The Wake (2021)

The Living and the Dead Ensemble

The Living and the Dead Ensemble creates narratives interweaving Haiti’s present with its mythical, colourful and often forgotten histories.