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Sharjah Art Foundation (SAF) presents, together with Ashkal Alwan, the Lebanese Association for Plastic Arts, as one of the interlocutors of Sharjah Biennial 13, the fourth and final SB13 off-site project, Upon a Shifting Plate, as well as the concluding SB13 Act II program.
SB13 Act II, program 14 - 22 Oct.
Upon a Shifting Plate
14 - 15 October 2017
Themed around the keyword 'culinary', Upon a Shifting Plate, will take place from 14 to 15 October across Beirut, through discursive and performative projects, where talks, workshops, walks, cooking sessions and other events explore the production and consumption of culinary heritage and how our eating habits condition and shape our psychological and cultural dispositions.
With: Maya Abu Al-Hayat, Brigitte Caland, Tarek El-Ariss, Forager Collective, Monika Halkort, Candice Lin, Sahar Mandour, Iman Mersal, Lina Mounzer, Franziska Pierwoss and Sandra Teitge, SPURSE, and James T. Hong
SB13 Act II
Exhibitions opening: 14 October 2017
Public programme: 16 - 22 October 2017
The culinary off-site project will be followed by Act II, the concluding program of SB13. On October 14, Act II launches two exhibitions in Beirut, conceived by guest curators Hicham Khalidi and Reem Fadda at Beirut Art Center and Sursock Museum respectively.
Act II features walks, lecture performances, talks, panels, theatre, music and dance across the city, as well as film screenings, including new SB13 commissions. Commissioned books will also be launched during the opening week of Act II, together with a compilation of the publications released throughout SB13 in Beirut, Dakar, Istanbul, Ramallah and Sharjah.
With: Noor Abuarafeh*, Omar Abusaada, Leila Arab, Vartan Avakian, Pedro Barateiro and Quinn Latimer, Tamara Barrage*, Eric Baudelaire, Sabrina Belouaar, Mohamed Bourouissa*, Madison Bycroft, Los Carpinteros, Sara Sejin Chang (Sara van der Heide), Ali Cherri, Gaëlle Choisne, CJ Clarke, Céline Condorelli, Jesse Darling, Haitham Ennasr*, Rami Farook, Claire Fontaine*, Forensic Architecture, Khalil El Ghrib, Laura Henno, Sandi Hilal and Alessandro Petti, Ho Rui An, Eric van Hove, Iman Issa*, Emily Jacir*, Tushar Joag, Hiwa K, Christoph Keller*, Mohamed Khan, Dina Khouri*, Rayane M'cirdi, Randa Maroufi, Naeem Mohaiemen, Radouan Mriziga, Rabih Mroué and Lina Majdalanie, Dala Nasser, Wendelien van Oldenborgh, Christodoulos Panayiotou, Younes Rahmoun, Mostafa Saifi Rahmouni, Sigil*, Christopher Ian Smith, Praneet Soi, Rania Stephan*, SUPERFLEX, Rayyane Tabet, Akira Takayama*, Tamawuj.org, TAO Dance Theatre, Bahar Temiz and Felix Mathias Ott, Anton Vidokle, Karine Wehbé*, and Young-Hae Chang Heavy Industries
*Presenting new commissions
Curated by Christine Tohmé, Sharjah Biennial 13: Tamawuj unfolds in five parts, from October 2016 through to October 2017. The biennial includes exhibitions and a public program in two acts in Sharjah and Beirut; a year-long education program in Sharjah; off-site projects in Dakar, Istanbul, Ramallah and Beirut; and an online publishing platform tamawuj.org.
Act II is co-organised by Sharjah Art Foundation and the Lebanese Association for Plastic Arts, Ashkal Alwan, a non-profit organization based in Beirut. Since 1993, the association has been committed to the production, facilitation and circulation of creative and theoretical endeavors across a range of disciplines and media.