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Sarah Abu Abdallah
(b.1990, lives and works in Qatif, Saudi Arabia)

Sarah Abu Abdallah

Abu Abdallah lives and works in Qatif, Saudi Arabia and studied art in both Rhode Island school of design for her masters in digital media, and in the college of art and design in University of Sharjah. She is an artist and a puzzle-maker who works across a variety of media include video, installation, poetry and images.

Her recent exhibitions include "Fluidity" (Kunstverein, Hamburg, 2016), "Co-Workers" (Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, France, 2015-16), "To Gaze at Ten Suns Shining" - project with Josh Bitelli (POOL, Hamburg, 2015), "Prospectif Cinéma / Filter Bubble" (Centre Pompidou and Luma Foundation, France, 2015), "Private Settings" (Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw, 2014-15), "Arab Contemporary" (Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Denmark, 2014), Serpentine Galleries 89plus Marathon (London, 2013), Sharjah Biennial 11 (2013), Rhizoma and 55th Venice Biennale (2013) amongst others.

She is the recipient of Sharjah art Foundation's production programme grant in 2016, in collaboration with Jozs Bitelli for their project "To Gaze at Ten Suns Shining" and is also a shortlisted artist for Abraaj Group Art Prize 2017.

Stay: May 14, 2017 - Aug 6, 2017
Co-organized by The Backers Foundation
Exhibition:The BAR Vol.10 (The Backers Foundation and AIT Residence Programme)
"Shaping Voices, Silent Skies"

New works by Miti Ruangkritya (Thailand) and Sarah Abu Abdallah (Saudi Arabia)
Saturday, July 1 - Monday/National holiday, July 17, 2017
8/ ART GALLERY/ Tomio Koyama Gallery
Opening reception: 18:00 - 20:00, Friday, June 30
Artist Talk: 14:00 - 16:00, Saturday, July 8 at 8/ COURT (Shibuya Hikarie 8F)

Still from the study for new video work, 2017

Still from the study for new video work, 2017

Salad Zone 2013, HD Video 21:27, courtesy of the artist