• CURRENT EXHIBITION

    NAVJOT ALTAF: PATTERN

    Navjot Altaf’s first solo exhibition in the Arabian Peninsula foregrounding her commitment to issues of climate-change, ecology and feminism and the challenges they face in the digital age.

  • UPCOMING PROGRAMME

    READING BETWEEN THE LINES

    A three-part workshop organised in collaboration with Jameel Arts Centre as a companion to the exhibition ‘Proposals for a Memorial for Partition’ curated by Murtaza Vali.

  • UPCOMING PROGRAMME

    PUBLIC TALK | URVASHI BUTALIA

    Renowned feminist writer, publisher and activist Urvashi Butalia delivers a public talk revisiting her seminal book ‘The Other Side of Silence: Voices from and the Partition of India’.

  • PAST EXHIBITION

    JITISH KALLAT: ORDER OF MAGNITUDE

    Jitish Kallat’s first major solo exhibition in West Asia, presenting new bodies of work that reflect profound deliberations on the interrelationship between the cosmic and the terrestrial.

  • PAST PROGRAMME

    STAGING THE CONTEMPORARY: THE NEXT GENERATION

    A two-day online symposium featuring the next generation of practitioners shaping contemporary art in South Asia, organised in partnership with India Art Fair and supported by Shiv Nadar University.

Current Exhibition

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Navjot Altaf: Pattern

Pattern marks the first solo exhibition of Navjot Altaf in the Arabian Peninsula. Featuring site-specific installations, sculptures, videos, drawings and photo prints, the exhibition foregrounds Navjot’s longstanding commitment to issues of climate-change, ecology and feminism and the challenges they face in the digital age. Navjot’s practice stands at the intersection..

Past Exhibition

Jitish Kallat: Order of Magnitude
Jitish Kallat’s first major solo exhibition in West Asia, presenting new bodies of work that reflect profound deliberations on the interrelationship between the cosmic and the terrestrial.

Upcoming

Programmes

Reading Between the Lines

A three-part workshop comprising of reading circles, a public talk and a film-screening as a companion to the exhibition ‘Proposals for a Memorial for Partition’ curated by Murtaza Vali.
Public Talk | Urvashi Butalia

Renowned feminist writer, publisher and activist Urvashi Butalia delivers a public talk revisiting her seminal book 'The Other Side of Silence: Voices from and the Partition of India'.
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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