Sharjah Art Foundation

Sharjah Biennial 16

Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

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.

Efflorescence (2013–ongoing)

Efflorescence (2013–ongoing)

Iftikhar Dadi and Elizabeth Dadi

Drawing from the visual languages of Pop and conceptual art, Iftikhar Dadi and Elizabeth Dadi’s multidisciplinary work emerges from inquiries into urban vernacular creativity and the role of popular media in shaping notions of borders and identity.

Long Hanging Fruits (2022–ongoing)

Long Hanging Fruits (2022–ongoing)

Elia Nurvista

Often through collaborative projects, Elia Nurvista reflects on concepts within food discourse related to globalisation, material extraction, exploitation and exotification.

Sour Things (2022)

Sour Things (2022)

Mirna Bamieh

A trained chef, Mirna Bamieh melds food and storytelling to develop socially engaged work through Palestine Hosting Society, a live art project she founded in 2018.

Spandex installations (2023) and other works

Spandex installations (2023) and other works

Joiri Minaya

Joiri Minaya is a Dominican- American multidisciplinary artist whose work investigates the continuity of colonial power hierarchies, often exploring the performativity of tropical identity and its commodification.

The Agriculture School (2022–ongoing)

The Agriculture School (2022–ongoing)

Moza Almatrooshi

Moza Almatrooshi’s research investigates how territorial knowledge has been shaped across time, spanning agricultural practices, imperial impositions and postcolonial realities.