Opening schedule, 5 - 7 March 2015

Thursday, 5 March 2015

10:00 am
Sharjah Biennial 12 Official Opening in the presence of H.H. Sheikh Dr. Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi
Location: SAF Art Spaces

10 am - 1 pm
Abkhazia Anembassy hours with Maxim Gvinjia, part of Secession Sessions by Eric Baudelair
Location: Sharjah Institute for Theatrical Arts

Ongoing
XYZ
Action by Eduardo Navarro
Location: Al Hamdan Bin Mousa Square

Ongoing
Use Like Water
Performance by Nikhil Chopra
Location: Bait Obaid Al Shamsi

9:30 pm
Souls’ Landscapes: Violence, magical superstructures & invisible guardians
Performance by Uriel Barthélémi
Location: Mirage City Cinema, SAF Art Spaces
Duration: 35 minutes

Friday, 6 March 2015

10 am - 1 pm
Abkhazia Anembassy hours with Maxim Gvinjia, part of Secession Sessions by Eric Baudelaire
Location: Sharjah Institute for Theatrical Arts

4:00 pm
Fanfare funérailles (Funeral Brass)
Performance by Papy Ebotani
Location: Arts Square to Calligraphy Square
Duration: 70 minutes

Until sunset
Use Like Water
Performance by Nikhil Chopra
Location: Bait Obaid Al Shamsi

8:30 pm
Le Cargo
Performance by Faustin Linyekula
Location: Sharjah Institute for Theatrical Arts
Duration: 55 minutes

10:00 pm
In the absence of the objects seen
Screening event by Ayreen Anastas and Rene Gabri
Location: Bait Obaid Al Shamsi

Saturday, 7 March 2015

10 am - 5 pm
Excursion to Kalba to view installation by Adrián Villar Rojas and installation by Hassan Khan at the Flying Saucer in Sharjah
Buses depart from Sharjah Art Museum, Sharjah Rotana Hotel and the Radisson Blu Hotel.
See also: Kalba and the Ice Factory in Khor Kalba,
presented in Art Destination Sharjah

7:00 pm
Souls’ Landscapes: The great mantle of night which has enveloped us…
Performance by Uriel Barthélémi
Location: Warehouse 1 at Khalid Port
Duration: 35 minutes

9:30 pm
Le Cargo
Performance by Faustin Linyekula
Location: Sharjah Institute for Theatrical Arts
Duration: 55 minutes

11:00 pm
Edouard Glissant One World in Relation
By Manthia Diawara
SB12 Film Programme screening
Location: Mirage City Cinema, SAF Art spaces

Additional unscheduled actions take place throughout the opening programme and the biennial. SB12 Film programme screenings and Education programme activities take place every Saturday.

March Meeting 2015 will take place 11 - 16 May, and is organised by Kristine Khouri & Rasha Salti, Eric Baudelaire, Ayreen Anastas and Rene Gabri.

More information and updates, see
>> SAF website

 

(From press information)

Sharjah Biennial 12
5 March - 5 June 2015

Opening events: 5 - 7 March 2015

Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

Title:
The past, the present, the possible

President and Director of the
Sharjah Art Foundation: Hoor Al Qasimi

Curator: Eungie Joo

Associate Curator: Ryan Inouye

Over 50 participants - see the list

Organizer: Sharjah Art Foundation

Official website: www.sharjahart.org

 

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