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Sharjah Art Museum & Heritage Area

Sharjah Biennial 10 

Plot for a Biennial

SLAVS AND TATARSFriendship of Nations, 2011. Mixed-media installation, dimensions variable, 

Courtesy Sharjah Art Foundation.

Bouquets of green balloons, courtesy of the artist collective Slavs and Tatars and featuring a Qajar-era Iranian woman and Bert from Sesame Street, were handed out in front of the Sharjah Art Museum, where they bobbed in the ever-changing breeze. This was an appropriate start to the tenth Sharjah Biennial, which, as Sharjah Art Foundation director Jack Persekian has explained, is dedicated “to the winds of…

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