All posts tagged: #Sharjah

Weakening Walls

Sharjah A new show at Sharjah’s Barjeel Art Foundation explores the nature of walls and borders, both physical and metaphorical Walls, fences, borders and margins are a basic part of our day-to-day experiences. We spend our lives among walls — we live, work and spend most of our leisure time inside closed buildings, with only limited time […]

An Elemental Encounter

Sharjah Light Show fills six buildings at the Sharjah Art Foundation with immersive, interactive works Light Show is a joyous five-decade aperçu that trips the light fantastic through a greatest hits of this most elemental medium. The 20 artists wield light with a diversity that belies its apparent simplicity — it’s simultaneously Dan Flavin’s evocative, painterly experiments […]

Christine Tohmé takes on Sharjah

Sharjah Lebanese curator and founding director of Ashkal Alwan Christine Tohmé will be taking on the role of curator at Sharjah Biennial 13, opening in March 2017 Curator Christine Tohmé, founding director of the Lebanese Association for the Plastic Arts, Ashkal Alwan, has been named the curator of Sharjah Biennial 13, which is due to […]