Sharjah Art Foundation announces the initial selection of participating artists for Sharjah Biennial 14: Leaving the Echo Chamber (SB14), opening in March 2019.
SB14 will feature three distinct exhibitions by curators Zoe Butt, Omar Kholeif and Claire Tancons, bringing together a range of experiences and works – including major commissions, large-scale public installations, performances and films – to explore how contemporary life, enabled by rapid technological change, has created a seemingly inescapable ‘echo chamber’ of information, complex personal networks and shifting narratives that are physical, spiritual and virtual.
Zoe Butt’s exhibition Journey Beyond The Arrow will include works by artists Khadim Ali, Meiro Koizumi, Nalini Malani,Tuan Andrew Nguyen, Ho Tzu Nyen, Ahmad Fuad Osman,Lisa Reihana and Kidlat Tahimik.
Omar Kholeif’s Making New Time will include works byHuguette Caland, Lubaina Himid, Barbara Kasten,Marwan, Otobong Nkanga, Jon Rafman and Akram Zaatari.
Claire Tancons’ Look for Me All Around You will include works by Caline Aoun, Aline Baiana, Nikolaus Gansterer, Eisa Jocson, Isabel Lewis, Ulrik López, Carlos Martiel and Wu Tsang.