Inaugurated in March 2019 and founded by collector, art patron and entrepreneur Smita Prabhakar in partnership with Alserkal Avenue, the Ishara Art Foundation is the first non-profit institution in the United Arab Emirates dedicated to art and artists from South Asia. With an expansive definition of the region, which includes the diaspora and overlapping histories of the region around India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Nepal the foundation brings new and established practices to Dubai’s diverse local and international audiences. Through monographic presentations, group exhibitions, new commissions and touring exhibitions, Ishara develops new dialogues and explores regional interconnections.
mon, tue, wed, thu, sat 11:00 am – 7:00 pm; sun 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
Warehouse 3, Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz 1