Fruit of Sleep

Fruit of Sleep

Sharjah Biennial 13 Tamawuj: Act II

Beirut, 14 October – 31 December 2017


Act II is the concluding exhibitions and performance programme of Sharjah Biennial 13. In this final chapter of the Biennial, curator Reem Fadda takes the idea of dormancy, from sleep to digestion, and looks at an embodied experience in the evolution of a language of art that beckons for more. In her exhibition Fruit of Sleep, artists delve into the imaginative, harnessing the aesthetic, not neglecting the contemplative, but also using their art to respond to the urgencies and needs of the social.

Forensic Architecture loaned our Ground Truth project as part of this exhibition.

Other participants: Tamara Barrage, Ali Cherri, Khalil El Ghrib, Haitham Ennasr, Rami Farook, Claire Fontaine, Sandi Hilal & Alessandro Petti, Emily Jacir, Tushar Joag, Dina Khouri, Los Carpinteros, Sigil, Praneet Soi, SUPERFLEX and Young-Hae Chang Heavy Industries.

Images of the exhibition courtesy of Ashkal Alwan, photography by Marco Pinarelli and Marwan Tahtah

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