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Al Mureijah Square

Artists at this venue:
Basel Abbas and Ruanne Abou-Rahme, Maitha Abdalla, John Akomfrah, Brook Andrew, Diedrick Brackens, Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons, Annalee Davis with Yoeri Guépin, Destiny Deacon, Anju Dodiya, Gabrielle Goliath, Mona Hatoum, Bouchra Khalili, Dala Nasser, Vivan Sundaram, Hajra Waheed, Nil Yalter

Al Mureijah Square

Extending from Al Zahra Mosque to the reconstructed walls of the old city, Al Mureijah historical quarter dates back to the nineteenth century. Inhabited until the 1960s, the once residential neighbourhood was composed of clusters of courtyard homes stitched together by narrow alleys. As part of the Foundation’s philosophy of adaptive reuse, five of these houses were activated as art and community spaces in 2013. Today, the neighbourhood includes a mixture of spaces including white cube galleries, heritage homes and an outdoor venue for film screenings, Mirage City Cinema.
(From the SB15 Guidebook)

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Sharjah Biennial 15, 2023
Thinking Historically in the Present

7 February - 11 June 2023
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

Curated by Hoor Al Qasimi,
based on the concept of Okwui Enwezor who was invited to curate SB15 before his untimely passing in 2019

List of artists
Over 150 participants from more than 70 countries

SB15 Working Group, Enwezor’s longtime collaborators:
Tarek Abou El Fetouh, Ute Meta Bauer, Salah M. Hassan, Chika Okeke-Agulu, Octavio Zaya

SB15 Advisory Committee:
Sir David Adjaye OBE, Christine Tohmé

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