Afra Al Dhaheri

The mixed-media art of AFRA AL DHAHERI urges the viewer to consider social constructs through the prism of materials…
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Shabahang Tayyari

National Identity meets Digital Nativity Tehran-based artist and curator Shabahang Tayyari goes beyond national signifiers and notions of digital…
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Sheikha Hoor Al Qasimi

Pride of Place In 2017, Sheikha Hoor Al Qasimi was appointed as the President of the International Biennial Association,…
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Farah Al Qasimi

Self-conscious Art Raised between the UAE and the US, Farah Al Qasimi creates richly textured photographs, videos and performances…
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Shaikha Al Mazrou

Material Measures Shaikha Al Mazrou’s work has ranged from ephemeral land art in Ras Al Khaimah to a segmented…
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eL Seed

The Big Picture A year-long residency at Tashkeel’s Guest Artist Programme brought the Tunisian-French artist eL Seed to Dubai…
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Alaa Edris

Progressive Physiognomy In her urban mappings and bodily manipulations, Emirati artist Alaa Edris uses photography, film and performance to…
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Shahrzad Changalvaee

Shapes of Words In her emerging art practice, Iran-born Shahrzad Changalvaee’s sculpture-based responses to her environment have been shifting…
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Hassan Hajjaj

All-Consuming Culture Moroccan-born Hassan Hajjaj is best known for his graphic visual language and a Pop Art tilt. The…
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Fereydoun Ave

Drawing the Line A looming father figure of the Iranian art scene, and at once collector, mentor and artist,…
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Tsang Kin-Wah

In the End is the Word For Chinese contemporary artist Tsang Kin-Wah, language is both tool and medium. His…
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Lawrence Weiner

The First and Last Word Lawrence Weiner thinks about the way in which he places work in the world….
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