Sunken Stories, 2018

Zineb Sedira
Sunken Stories, 2018
Object installation (6 Wooden boats, resin, stainless steel and steel reinforcement bars), dimensions variable
Detail view: SAF Art Spaces, Sharjah, 2018
Commissioned by Sharjah Art Foundation
Image courtesy of Sharjah Art Foundation


Sharjah Art Foundation announces the opening of four career-spanning surveys of the works of Latif Al Ani, Anna Boghiguian, Mohamed Ahmed Ibrahim and Zineb Sedira running from 16 March till 16 June 2018 in its spaces in Al Mureijah Square and Arts Square.

The exhibition Active Forms: Works from the Sharjah Art Foundation Collection will also run from 16 March till 16 June. Part of March Meeting 2018 (MM 2018), this exhibition will enrich MM 2018 conversations about issues of resistance, organising and form and extend the dialogue and engagement beyond the three days of the meetings (17–19 March).


To download the full programme, click here.

4:00 pm

Spring exhibitions
Opening reception

Latif Al Ani: Through the Lens (1953–1979)
Gallery 4, Al Mureijah Square

Anna Boghiguian
Bait Al Serkal, Arts Square

Mohamed Ahmed Ibrahim: Elements
Gallery 3, Bait Al Hurma, Bait Makrani, Al Mureijah Square

Zineb Sedira: Air Affairs and Maritime NonSense
Galleries 1, 2 and 5, Al Mureijah Square

Active Forms (works from the Sharjah Art Foundation Collection)
Gallery 6, Bait Gholoum Ibrahim, Bait Al Aboudi, Bait Abdul Raheem Jasem in Al Mureijah Square, Bait Obaid Al Shamsi in Arts Square and the Old Sharjah Planetarium*

4:00 – 5:30 pm

Talk & Tour: Anna Boghiguian and Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev

6:00 – 6:30 pm

Artist-led tour: Zineb Sedira

6:30 – 7:00 pm

Artist-led tour: Mohamed Ahmed Ibrahim

7:00 – 7:30 pm

Artist-led tour: Latif Al Ani

(All tours begin at the entrance to the gallery where the exhibition is located. The tour for Mohamed Ahmed Ibrahim: Elements will begin in Gallery 3 and the tour for Zineb Sedira: Air Affairs and Maritime NonSense in Gallery 1.)

9:30 pm

Talk trouble
Performance: Claudia Pagès (artist)
Gallery 1 & 2 Courtyard, Al Mureijah Square

Collaborators: Aleix Clavera (musician), Noela Covelo (performer), Ameen Mettawa (performer)
Al Mureijah Square