Established by The Abraaj Group, a leading investor in growth markets, to support contemporary artists of the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia, The Abraaj Group Art Prize has given resources to artists to develop their practice by realising a unique project. The Prize reflects Abraaj’s own investment philosophy, which is to take viable businesses with great potential, and create regional and global champions.
The current edition marks the 10th anniversary of the Prize, for which the following participants have been selected by The Abraaj Group Art Prize Jury:
Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Jordan/Lebanon
Basma Alsharif, Palestine
Neil Beloufa, Algeria
Ali Cherri, Lebanon
Myriam Ben Salah, Tunisia
- © Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Courtesy of Art Dubai