GCC is a collective based in the Arabian Gulf. Their name is taken from the English abbreviation for the Gulf Cooperation Council, a governmental union comprised of six of the Arabian Gulf countries. GCC excavates conventional Arabian Gulf society to create a multi-dimensional narrative. The collective consists of Abdullah Al-Mutairi, Amal Khalaf, Aziz Al Qatami, Barrak Alzaid, Fatima Al Qadiri, Khalid al Gharaballi, Monira Al Qadiri and Nanu Al-Hamad. Solo exhibitions include Ceremonial Achievements at Kraupa- Tuskany Zeidler, Berlin (2013), A Space for National Achievement at Sultan Gallery, Kuwait (2013) Achievements in Swiss Summit at Project Native Informant, London (2013), and GCC: Achievements in Retrospective at MoMA PS1 (New York, 2014). Group exhibitions include Speculations on Anonymous Materials at Fridericianum, (Kassel, 2013) and Here and Elsewhere at the New Museum (New York, 2014).

GCC Collective
Arabian Gulf,

Current Exhibitions

11 Nov — 30 Mar
The exhibition groups 17 artists and collectives which investigate the topic of oil, considered as an agent of social, cultural and economic events. Oil, in fact, has been the triggering factor of colonial adventures, wars, geo-political upheavals...

Past Exhibitions

GCC: Gestures

Kraupa-Tuskany Zeidler
25/02/2017 — 08/04/2017

We Dance, We Smoke, We Kiss

Fahrenheit 17/09/2016 — 10/12/2016

Do it بالعربي

Sharjah Art Gallery/Bait Obaid Al Shamsi 23/01/2016 — 23/04/2016


Maraya Art Centre
01/03/2015 — 16/05/2015

Contacts & Details

City of birth: Arabian Gulf