• 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.

  • Workshops

    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.

  • 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.

Ongoing Exhibition

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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..

Workshops

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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Programmes & Projects

The Art Platform India: Building New Foundations

TAP India presents Smita Prabhakar, Founder and Chairperson of the Ishara Art Foundation, and Sabih Ahmed, Associate Director and Curator of Ishara in conversation with Jagdip Jagpal, Director of the India Art Fair.
Inder Salim – Every Page Soiled: #1 Azadi Parcham

Azadi Parcham is the first of a series of eleven performances by artist Inder Salim developed for the exhibition 'Every Soiled Page'.
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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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