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05 Mar 201505 Jun 2015

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Sharjah Biennial 12: The past, the present, the possible (SB12) invites over fifty artists and cultural practitioners from over twenty-five countries to introduce their ideas of the possible through their art and work.

The exhibition takes place in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, crossing the emirate to sites in and around the city as well as in the city of Kalba on the Gulf of Oman. Over two-thirds of participating artists will present new works and commissions.

Sharjah Biennial 12 includes new works by:
Basel Abbas
Ruanne Abou-Rahme
Etel Adnan
Babak Afrassiabi
Abdullah Al Saadi
Rheim Alkadhi
Ayreen Anastas
Leonor Antunes
Uriel Barthélémi
Mark Bradford
Unnikrishnan C.
Chimurenga
Nikhil Chopra
Abraham Cruzvillegas
Rene Gabri
Ahmad Ghossein
Im Heung-Soon
Iman Issa
Michael Joo
Maryam Kashani
Hassan Khan
Kristine Khouri
Beom Kim, Byron Kim
Lala Rukh, Kit Lee
Jac Leirner
Cinthia Marcelle
Rodney McMillian
Julie Mehretu
Mixrice
Eduardo Navarro
Damián Ortega
Rasha Salti
Taro Shinoda
Gary Simmons
Nasrin Tabatabai
Rayyane Tabet
Rirkrit Tiravanija
Adrián Villar Rojas
Haegue Yang
Lynette Yiadom-Boakye

Sharjah Biennial 12 also includes works by:
Saloua Raouda Choucair
Chung Chang-Sup
Papy Ebotani
Faustin Linyekula
Jawshing Arthur Liou
Eric Baudelaire
Mohammed Kazem
Asunción Molinos Gordo
Hassan Sharif
Danh Vo
Xu Tan
Abdul Hay Mosallam Zarara
Fahrelnissa Zeid

  • Local youth assist artist Eduardo Navarro with research for his SB12 project. Courtesy of Sharjah Art Foundation and the artist Local youth assist artist Eduardo Navarro with research for his SB12 project. Courtesy of Sharjah Art Foundation and the artist
  • Artists from SB12 visit archaeology site with Eisa Youssef, Sharjah Directorate of Archaeology; Courtesy of ©Sharjah Art Foundation Artists from SB12 visit archaeology site with Eisa Youssef, Sharjah Directorate of Archaeology; Courtesy of ©Sharjah Art Foundation

Contacts & Details

T: +971 6 568 5050 M: info@sharjahart.org W: Sharjah Biennial 12