Award of Distinction: Aga Khan Museum - 'Home Ground' Contemporary Art from the Barjeel Art Foundation
29/11/18
This powerful exhibition from the Barjeel Art Foundation, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates (UAE) ran the gamut from photography to installation, sculpture to painting, and more. Visitors experienced the work of 12 Arab artists examining how private life is shaped by current political events.

Credits

Creative Director: Eric Pellerin

Exhibition Designer: Rachel Wong

Production Assistant: Jacquie Jeanes

Book Designer: Lauren Wickware RGD

Photographer: Janet Kimber

 

Description

This powerful exhibition from the Barjeel Art Foundation, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates (UAE) ran the gamut from photography to installation, sculpture to painting, and more. Visitors experienced the work of 12 Arab artists examining how private life is shaped by current political events.

 

Judges Comments

The colours, textures and materials used throughout the exhibition provide a cohesive and intimate setting – enhancing the artwork and creating an atmosphere that is both curious and welcoming.

— Hilary Greenbaum

 

 

 

 

 

 

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