Dubai/Sharjah/Abu Dhabi - Biennial

March Meeting 2019

Arts Square

09 Mar 201911 Mar 2019

Sharjah Biennial 14 (SB14) curators Zoe Butt, Omar Kholeif and Claire Tancons organise three distinct programmes for March Meeting 2019 (MM 2019), which coincides with the Biennial’s opening days.

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Special Events

Destination: Dubai/Sharjah/Abu Dhabi
Where: Al Hamriyah Studios
Type: Performance
Admission: Free

What tagatanu’u Performance by Léuli Eshrāghi

Destination: Dubai/Sharjah/Abu Dhabi
Where: Al Hamriyah Studios
Type: Performance
Admission: Free

What house of MAKEdbA Performance by Neo Muyanga

Destination: Dubai/Sharjah/Abu Dhabi
Where: Mirage City Cinema, Al Mureijah Square
Type: Film Screening
Admission: Free

What Perfumed Nightmare (1977), Film screening by Kidlat Tahimik

Destination: Dubai/Sharjah/Abu Dhabi
Where: from Kalba beach to Kalba Ice Factory
Type: Performance
Admission: Free

What The Land of Zanj, Processional performance by Mohau Modisakeng

Destination: Dubai/Sharjah/Abu Dhabi
Where: Kalba Ice Factory
Type: Talk
Admission: Free

What Imminent movement, Talks with Yarimar Bonilla, Fabian Villegas and Michael Marder

Destination: Dubai/Sharjah/Abu Dhabi
Where: Kalba Ice Factory
Type: Performance
Admission: Free

What The Land of Zanj, Performance by Mohau Modisakeng

Destination: Dubai/Sharjah/Abu Dhabi
Where: Arts Square
Type: Performance
Admission: Free

What Installation activations, Sympoiesis Observatory, Site activation by Nikolaus Gansterer, Untitled (Juice, inwardness, natures), Hosted occasion, Isabel Lewis, Colin Hacklander and Matthew Lutz-Kinoy

Destination: Dubai/Sharjah/Abu Dhabi
Where: Kalba Ice Factory
Type: Performance
Admission: Free

What I Belong to the Distance, Performance, Dark Adaptive (Torkwase Dyson with Zachary Fabri and Andres L. Hernandez)

Destination: Dubai/Sharjah/Abu Dhabi
Where: Kalba Kindergarten
Type: Performance
Admission: Free

What Blida / Joinville, Installation by Mohammed Bourouissa

Destination: Dubai/Sharjah/Abu Dhabi
Where: Site of abandoned airplane in Umm Al Quwain
Type: Performance
Admission: Free

What The Trans-National, Performance, site activation, New Orleans Airlift

Destination: Dubai/Sharjah/Abu Dhabi
Where: Bait Obaid Al Shamsi, Arts Square
Type: Opening
Admission: Free

Registration

Destination: Dubai/Sharjah/Abu Dhabi
Where: Bait Obaid Al Shamsi, Arts Square
Type: Opening
Admission: Free

Welcome remarks, Hoor Al Qasimi

Destination: Dubai/Sharjah/Abu Dhabi
Where: Bait Obaid Al Shamsi, Arts Square
Type: Performance
Admission: Free

What Sabor a Lágrimas, Performance by Carlos Martie

Destination: Dubai/Sharjah/Abu Dhabi
Where: Bait Obaid Al Shamsi, Arts Square
Type: Talk
Admission: Free

Evocation of inheritance, Talk with Adrienne Edwards

Destination: Dubai/Sharjah/Abu Dhabi
Where: Bait Obaid Al Shamsi, Arts Square
Type: Performance
Admission: Free

Patakí 1921, Performance by Ulrik López

Destination: Dubai/Sharjah/Abu Dhabi
Where: Majlis Sheikh Mohamed, Arts Square
Type: Performance
Admission: Free

Défilé de Perruques Architectures Émirats Arabes Unis, Processional performance, Meschac Gaba

Destination: Dubai/Sharjah/Abu Dhabi
Where: Gallery 1, Al Mureijah Square
Type: Performance
Admission: Free

No prey, no pay, Presence, Special guest TBA (part of Peter Friedl’s installation)

Destination: Dubai/Sharjah/Abu Dhabi
Where: Al Mureijah Square
Type: Talk
Admission: Free

To pay and repair?, Talks with Felwine Sarr, Alexandre Kazerouni, Imani Brown and Philippe Rahm; Discussion with Claire Tancons and Diego Del Valle

Destination: Dubai/Sharjah/Abu Dhabi
Where: Al Hamdan bin Mousa Courtyard, Al Mureijah Square
Type: Performance
Admission: Free

The Filipino Superwoman Band, Performance by Eisa Jocson

Destination: Dubai/Sharjah/Abu Dhabi
Where: Sharjah Ladies Club, Al Qulaayaa
Type: Performance
Admission: Free

Any Way the Wind Blows, Performance by Tracey Rose

Destination: Dubai/Sharjah/Abu Dhabi
Where: Sharjah Institute for Theatrical Arts
Type: Opening
Admission: Free

Registration

Destination: Dubai/Sharjah/Abu Dhabi
Where: Sharjah Institute for Theatrical Arts
Type: Opening
Admission: Free

An introduction on time and clocks and time zones—how the mapping of time instructs mobility: how a commitment to time can never be quite finished; Introduction Lee Weng Choy (co-convenor)

Destination: Dubai/Sharjah/Abu Dhabi
Where: Sharjah Institute for Theatrical Arts
Type: Talk
Admission: Free

On kapwa, bathala na!, and the art of never finishing. Conversation with performance Kidlat Tahimik with Zoe Butt

Destination: Dubai/Sharjah/Abu Dhabi
Where: Sharjah Institute for Theatrical Arts
Type: Talk
Admission: Free

On relation—beyond fixed gender. Relay Anis Chouchene -> Lisa Reihana -> Neo Muyanga, moderated by Zoe Butt Venue

Destination: Dubai/Sharjah/Abu Dhabi
Where: Sharjah Institute for Theatrical Arts
Type: Opening
Admission: Free

The palimpsest of historical memory-on the misnomer of the ‘origin’. Reading by Shubigi Rao

Destination: Dubai/Sharjah/Abu Dhabi
Where: Sharjah Institute for Theatrical Arts
Type: Talk
Admission: Free

On militancy, truth and the shifting of normalising violence. Conversation with Khadim Ali and Meiro Koizumi with Lee Weng Choy

Destination: Dubai/Sharjah/Abu Dhabi
Where: Sharjah Institute for Theatrical Arts
Type: Performance
Admission: Free

Performance, Fazil H Mousavi (part of Khadim Ali’s project Flowers of Evil)

Destination: Dubai/Sharjah/Abu Dhabi
Where: Sharjah Institute for Theatrical Arts
Type: Talk
Admission: Free

On movement and the potential of thinking diasporically. Reading by Léuli Eshrāghi

Destination: Dubai/Sharjah/Abu Dhabi
Where: Sharjah Institute for Theatrical Arts
Type: Opening
Admission: Free

On counter memory and the doubling of its recall. Conversation with Ho Tzu Nyen and Tuan Andrew Nguyen with Lee Weng Choy

Destination: Dubai/Sharjah/Abu Dhabi
Where: Sharjah Institute for Theatrical Arts
Type: Performance
Admission: Free

Performance, Tuan Andrew Nguyen and Serigne Ousmane Mbacke Noreyni Seck

Destination: Dubai/Sharjah/Abu Dhabi
Where: Sharjah Institute for Theatrical Arts
Type: Talk
Admission: Free

Moderated discussion with all speakers, Lee Weng Choy and Zoe Butt

Destination: Dubai/Sharjah/Abu Dhabi
Where: Mirage City Cinema, Al Mureijah Square
Type: Film Screening
Admission: Free

Balikbayan #1: Memories of Overdevelopment Redux (1980–). Film screening by Kidlat Tahimik

Destination: Dubai/Sharjah/Abu Dhabi
Where: Sharjah Institute for Theatrical Arts
Type: Opening
Admission: Free

Registration

Destination: Dubai/Sharjah/Abu Dhabi
Where: Sharjah Institute for Theatrical Arts
Type: Opening
Admission: Free

A poem, a context or a dream. Welcome remarks by Omar Kholeif

Destination: Dubai/Sharjah/Abu Dhabi
Where: Sharjah Institute for Theatrical Arts
Type: Opening
Admission: Free

Africa is not a country; the Middle East is not a continent.

Destination: Dubai/Sharjah/Abu Dhabi
Where: Sharjah Institute for Theatrical Arts
Type: Talk
Admission: Free

Otobong Nkanga and Koyo Kouoh in conversation

Destination: Dubai/Sharjah/Abu Dhabi
Where: Sharjah Institute for Theatrical Arts
Type: Talk
Admission: Free

Hannah Feldman and Akram Zaatari in conversation

Destination: Dubai/Sharjah/Abu Dhabi
Where: Sharjah Institute for Theatrical Arts
Type: Talk
Admission: Free

Roundtable with Otobong Nkanga, Koyo Kouoh, Hannah Feldman and Akram Zaatari. Moderated by Sofia Victorino

Destination: Dubai/Sharjah/Abu Dhabi
Where: Sharjah Institute for Theatrical Arts
Type: Talk
Admission: Free

A recent history. Keynote by Tarek El-Ariss

Destination: Dubai/Sharjah/Abu Dhabi
Where: Sharjah Institute for Theatrical Arts
Type: Talk
Admission: Free

What does it mean to make new time? Panel with Aram Moshayedi, Zoe Butt, Koray March Meeting Duman, Todd Reisz and Reem Fadda, Moderated by Sarah Perks

Destination: Dubai/Sharjah/Abu Dhabi
Where: Sharjah Institute for Theatrical Arts
Type: Talk
Admission: Free

A manifesto. Reading by Douglas Coupland

Destination: Dubai/Sharjah/Abu Dhabi
Where: Sharjah Institute for Theatrical Arts
Type: Talk
Admission: Free

A summoning. Reading by Yasmine El Rashidi

Destination: Dubai/Sharjah/Abu Dhabi
Where: Sharjah Institute for Theatrical Arts
Type: Talk
Admission: Free

The imagination in the thought of Ibn Al Arabi. Closing keynote by Fatima Al Qasimi

Destination: Dubai/Sharjah/Abu Dhabi
Where: Al Hamriyah Studios
Type: Opening
Admission: Free

house of MAKEdbA. Performance by Neo Muyanga

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Arts Square, Sharjah Sharjah, UAE