• UPCOMING EXHIBITION

    GROWING LIKE A TREE: STATIC IN THE AIR

    The second iteration of Sohrab Hura’s curation that presents his navigation in the fields of photography and contemporary art through a tuning of sonic frequencies spanning South Asia and beyond.

  • PAST EXHIBITION

    GROWING LIKE A TREE

    An exhibition that looks at regional histories of image-making through a visual and sonic excavation of place, memory and identities, curated by Sohrab Hura.

  • PROGRAMMES

    READING IN TONGUES | COLOMBOSCOPE

    A special initiative conceived as part of the seventh edition of Colomboscope: Language is Migrant, in partnership with Ishara Art Foundation.

  • PAST EXHIBITION

    EVERY SOILED PAGE

    An exhibition of artworks from the Prabhakar Collection that invoke our relationship to reading and remembering as collective acts of resistance.

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Growing Like A Tree: Static In The Air

The second iteration of ‘Growing Like A Tree’ curated by Sohrab Hura that presents his navigation in the fields of photography and contemporary art through a tuning of sonic frequencies spanning South Asia and beyond.

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Static In The Air – Transformation 6 (Valves)
A virtual tour of ‘Static In The Air’ in its sixth stage of transition, led by Sohrab Hura and Sabih Ahmed followed by a conversation with the Nepal Picture Library and The Packet about their practices and how they regard archives as sites of accumulation and flows.

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Programmes & Projects

Reading in Tongues | Colomboscope

A special initiative conceived as part of the seventh edition of Colomboscope: Language is Migrant, in partnership with Ishara Art Foundation.
Inhabiting Images

For the 2021 edition of Alserkal Art Week, Ishara Art Foundation presents Inhabiting Images, a series of open discussions organised in collaboration with Gulf Photo Plus. This event is free and by registration only.
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Ishara Art Foundation was founded in 2019 as a non-profit organisation dedicated to presenting contemporary art of South Asia. Located in Dubai, the Foundation supports emerging and established practices that advance critical dialogue and explore global interconnections.

Guided by a research-led approach, Ishara realises its mission through exhibitions, onsite and online programmes, education initiatives and collaborations in the UAE and internationally. The Foundation facilitates exchange between South Asian and international artistic networks that include museums, foundations, institutions, galleries and individuals.

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