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Behind the scenes: Sharjah Biennial 11

  |  February 27, 2013

Image couresy of Sharjah Art Foundation
Image couresy of Sharjah Art Foundation

Preparations are well underway for the Sharjah Biennial that takes over the courtyards and corners of the emirate for two months every two years. Installations and interactive art pieces populating many buildings are nearing completion all over the city.

Thilo Frank, a German artist whose installations explore spatial perception through movement and physical dialogues, is taking over Bait Al Serkal, home of the Sharjah Art Foundation. Sara Ramo an emerging Spanish photographer will be showing in the emirate's Islamic bank.

Image courtesy of Sharjah Art Foundation

In the Calligraphy Museum will be Alfredo and Isabel Aquilizan's Mabini Art Project - a collection of art from an area of downtown Manila and Ernesto Neta, a Brazilian contemporary artist is working with the medium of grass in front of the city's Souq Al Arsa.

Image courtesy of Sharjah Art Foundation

*Sharjah Biennal opens on March 13 and runs until May 13