ART & DESIGN

Portrait of a Territory


Photographer: Alexis Dahan

A photographic series of the United Arab Emirates coastline that was taken between 2004 and 2011 by artist Ziad Antar. Curated by Christine Macel, Chief Curator at Musée National D’Art Moderne Centre Pompidou Paris, and presented by the Sharjah Art Foundation, the work is on view at the Sharjah Art Area Collections Building through May 16, 2012.

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Photographer: Alexis Dahan

Ziad Antar, Portrait of a Territory, 2004-2011, Ajman, March 2010, Commissioned and Produced by Sharjah Art Foundation, Images courtesy of the artist.

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Photographer: Alexis Dahan

Ziad Antar, Portrait of a Territory, Foujaira, October 2010, Commissioned and Produced by Sharjah Art Foundation, Images courtesy of the artist.

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Photographer: Alexis Dahan

Ziad Antar, Portrait of a Territory, Umm Al Quwain, April 2010, Commissioned and Produced by Sharjah Art Foundation, Images courtesy of the artist.

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Photographer: Alexis Dahan

Ziad Antar, Portrait of a Territory, Abu Dhabi, Cheikh Zayed Port, March 2010, Commissioned and Produced by Sharjah Art Foundation, Images courtesy of the artist.

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Photographer: Alexis Dahan

Ziad Antar, Portrait of a Territory, Al Khan, Sharjah, April 2010, Commissioned and Produced by Sharjah Art Foundation, Images courtesy of the artist.

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Photographer: Alexis Dahan

Ziad Antar, Portrait of a Territory, Ghantoot, Abu Dhabi, October 2010, Commissioned and Produced by Sharjah Art Foundation, Images courtesy of the artist.

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Photographer: Alexis Dahan

Ziad Antar, Portrait of a Territory, Palm Deira, Dubai, October 2010, Commissioned and Produced by Sharjah Art Foundation, Images courtesy of the artist.

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Photographer: Alexis Dahan

Ziad Antar, Portrait of a Territory, Ras Al Khayma, April 2010, Commissioned and Produced by Sharjah Art Foundation, Images courtesy of the artist.

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Photographer: Alexis Dahan

Ziad Antar, Portrait of a Territory, Sharjah, Heritage Area, March 2010, Commissioned and Produced by Sharjah Art Foundation, Images courtesy of the artist.

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Photographer: Alexis Dahan

Ziad Antar, Portrait of a Territory, Sharjah, March 2010, Commissioned and Produced by Sharjah Art Foundation, Images courtesy of the artist.