Basel Abbas and Ruanne Abou-Rahme win Sharjah Biennial prize

Palestinian artist-duo Basel Abbas and Ruanne Abou-Rahme were among the recipients of the 2015 Sharjah Biennial Prize, awarded by the Sharjah Art Foundation (SAF) on March 5th, during the gala dinner celebrating the opening day of Sharjah Biennial 12 (SB12). 

Eungie Joo Announced As Curator of Sharjah Biennial

Eungie Joo has been announced as curator of 12th edition of the Sharjah Biennial, which opens in March 2015. Previously the Keith Haring Director and Curator of Education and Public Programs at the New Museum in New York City and presently the Director of Art and Cultural Programs at Instituto Inhotim in Brazil, Joo has led a career “focused on working closely with artists and communities.” The Biennial’s president, Sheikha Hoor Al-Qasimi, hopes that Joo’s collaborative perspective “will find resonance in Sharjah.”