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Sharjah Biennial 13: Tamawuj

SHARJAH ART FOUNDATION, Sharjah

Official Opening of Sharjah Biennial 13.
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Melissa Gronlund

Bottles of seawater sit among makeshift red flags on charred concrete breezeblocks. “It’s like a fire,” says the artist, Dineo Seshee Bopape, of her installation, +/– 1791 (monument to the haitian revolution 1791) (2017), which is scattered about the courtyard of one of Sharjah Art Foundation’s warren of spaces. Small... continue reading
Wael Shawky, Dictums 10:120, 2011–2013.
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Antonia Alampi

A Qawwali song in Urdu fills one of the narrow lanes of the new Sharjah Art Foundation spaces. It has been interpreted by a group of about thirty Pakistani musicians, sitting on the floor, while art professionals arrived en masse for the most anticipated event in the region. The music... continue reading

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