‘The Other Side of Silence’: Exhibiting Hrair Sarkissian

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The Other Side of Silence on show at the Sharjah Art Foundation in UAE presents the first mid-career survey of Damascus-born artist, Hrair Sarkissian. It recalls Sarkissian’s distinctive exploration of contested narratives and the crevices of personal and collective memories, through his unique use of documentary photography and storytelling. Curated by Dr Omar Kholeif, Director of Collections and Senior Curator at the Sharjah Art Foundation (in partnership with Dr Theodor Ringborg and Stijn Huijts) the exhibition includes Sarkissian’s major works, spanning across 15 years, in addition to two …

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