Sharjah Art Foundation announces its spring 2021 programme and March Meeting

Words by Carla Ingrasciotta
December 9, 2020

The spring 2021 programme features major solo shows exploring the work of influential artists from the MENASA region.

March Meeting 2021: Unravelling the Present
March 12–21, 2021
Sharjah Art Foundation

An extended dual on-site and online format from March 12 to 21, 2021. The 2021 edition of March Meeting will take place over 10 days and serve as the launch of the 15th edition of the Sharjah Biennial, due to open in 2022. Titled “Unravelling the Present”, this edition of March Meeting looks back at the past 30 years of the Biennial and brings together former Sharjah Biennial curators, artistic directors and artists as well as art historians and critics to consider the initiative’s role and impact on the region and examine the art biennial as an important vehicle for engaging with history, politics and society, and the ways in which they shape our global present.

Rayyane Tabet: Exquisite Corpse
March 12–June 15, 2021
Sharjah Art Foundation

The exhibition brings together newly commissioned works and reconceived presentations from FRAGMENTS (2016–ongoing), the artist’s most ambitious project to date and marks its first in-depth presentation in the region.

Unsettled Objects
March 12–June 15, 2021
Sharjah Art Foundation

The first presentation of the Sharjah Art Foundation Collection to be held in the newly renovated Flying Saucer, “Unsettled Objects” is curated by Omar Kholeif, the Foundation’s Director of Collections and Senior Curator.

Hassan Sharif: I Am The Single Work Artist
March 5–September 26, 2021

Musée d’art moderne et contemporain de Saint-Étienne Métropole (MAMC+), France

Originally organised by Sharjah Art Foundation and curated by Hoor Al Qasimi as the largest and most comprehensive survey of the artist’s work to date, the fourth iteration of the international tour of “Hassan Sharif: I Am The Single Work Artist”, co-curated by Al Qasimi and Aurélie Voltz, General Director of MAMC+, will be on view at MAMC+ from March 5 to September 26, 2021

Keep up to date with My Art Guides
Sign up to our newsletter and stay in the know with all worldwide contemporary art events