Lubaina Himid at Sharjah Biennial 14: Leaving the Echo Chamber

Lubaina Himid is featured in the Sharjah Biennial 14: Leaving the Echo Chamber, in the exhibition Making New Time curated by Omar Kholeif.

The exhibition showcases a newly commissioned group of paintings by Pacheco. Also featured are a combination of new and old works dating back to the 1980s by Himid.

This exhibition is a provocation. It seeks to show how material culture can be reimagined through the lenses of artists whose political agency, activism and astute observations encourage us to extend the limits of our beliefs. It considers how economies have formed around technological culture, how narrative is created and deconstructed, and how these forces of change enable a reconstitution, or indeed a restitution, of a history lost or even unknown. Drifting in and out of hegemonies and entrenched structures of power, here the sensorial and the bodily intertwine, becoming archaeological sediments in the landscape of Sharjah and imploring viewers to consider their complicity in a world that is forever slipping away.

Open from 7 March – 10 June 2019, Sharjah Biennial 14 (SB14) will showcase three unique exhibitions, curated by Zoe Butt, Omar Kholeif and Claire Tancons.

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Lubaina Himid at Sharjah Biennial 14: Leaving the Echo Chamber