Exhibitions at Sharjah Biennial
Sharjah Biennial 12: The past, the present, the possible (SB12) opened on Thursday, 5 March, 2015, in the presence of HH Sheikh Dr Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Member of the UAE Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah and HE Sheikha Hoor Al Qasimi, President and Director of Sharjah Art Foundation.
Curated by Eungie Joo with associate curator Ryan Inouye, SB12 includes works by more than fifty artists and cultural practitioners from twenty-five countries, with over two thirds of the participants … more
Re:emerge - Towards a New Cultural Cartography
Sharjah Art Foundation (SAF) has announced the names of 37 artists creating new commissions, and a total of some 100 artists invited to participate in Sharjah Biennial 11 (SB11), Re:emerge, March 13–May 13, in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. Some of the newly selected artists are Burak Arikan, Tony Chakar, Thomas Demand, Mohamed Ali Fadlabi, Valia Fetisov, Simon Fujiwara, Carsten Höller, Gabriel Lester, Pedro Reyes, Shahzia Sikander, and Liu Wei.
SB11 Curatorial Concept
Inspired by th… more
Sharjah Biennial 10: Plot for a Biennial
Curated by Suzanne Cotter, Curator, Guggenheim Abu Dhabi Project and Rasha Salti, Creative Director, ArteEast with Associate Curator Haig Aivazian.
The curatorial framework for the 10th edition of the Sharjah Biennial, titled Plot for a Biennial draws on the idea of a treatment for film, replete with a plot, characters and motives. It is woven from a constellation of key words and themes that include Treason, Necessity, Insurrection, Affiliation, Corrup… more
Sharjah Biennial 9
Provisions for the Future and Past of the Coming Days
9th edition of the Sharjah Biennial will transcend central themes and pre-cast frameworks, exhibiting instead a wide range of works selected by open invitation.
Sharjah's Department of Culture and Information will host the 9th Sharjah Biennial from March 19 until May 16 2009. Organised under the Patronage of HH Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, ruler of Sharjah and under the auspices of Biennial Director, H… more
ART, ECOLOGY AND THE POLITICS OF CHANGE
The Sharjah Biennial 7 addresses the rapid developments marking the region, but also raises the question of intersecting artistic traditions, and of partaking in "Globalised" art events. The Biennial is hosting over 70 artists and inviting biennial glitterati, local citizens and the vast expatriate community to consider the now vaporous landscapes of our professional, cultural and sociopolitical habitats. The very choice of the theme "Belonging" raises the question of what it means to endorse in… more