• ONGOING 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.

  • 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.

  • PAST EXHIBITION

    SUCH A MORNING – AMAR KANWAR

    An exhibition of Amar Kanwar’s latest film, that narrates a modern fictional parable about two people’s quiet engagement with truth.

  • Ishara Online

    ALT+SHIFT+STUDIO

    A series of online talks and video tours that explore the redefinition of artist studios in the 21st century.

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Growing Like A Tree

Ishara Art Foundation presents Growing Like A Tree curated by Sohrab Hura, an exhibition that looks at regional histories of image-making through a visual and sonic excavation of place, memory and culture. Referencing the interconnected spheres of contemporary artistic practice, this show considers photography as a locus in an expanded..

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Inder Salim, Every Page Soiled
‘Every Page Soiled’ is a Performance-Installation by artist Inder Salim newly commissioned by the Prabhakar Collection and presented in the exhibition ‘Every Soiled Page’ organised by Ishara Art Foundation.

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Programmes and Events

Every Soiled Page – Virtual Tour organised by the Peggy Guggenheim Collection

Live walk-through of the exhibition 'Every Soiled Page' conducted by curator Sabih Ahmed with the participation of Founder and Chairperson of Ishara, Smita Prabhakar.
Alt+Shift+Studio: Abdul Halik Azeez

In this episode of Alt+Shift+Studio, artist Abdul Halik Azeez talks about the various sites and spaces that make up his studio.
About

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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