Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Victoria and Albert Museum Reveals Jameel Prize 4 Shortlist

BLOUIN | ARTINFO
By Nicholas Forrest
UNITED KINGDOM---London’s Victoria and Albert Museum has announced a shortlist of 11 artists and designers for the 4th edition of the Jameel Prize, the V&A’s £25,000 biennial international prize for contemporary artists and designers inspired by Islamic traditions of craft and design. The shortlisted artists for the Jameel Prize 4 are: David Chalmers Alesworth, Rasheed Araeen, Lara Assouad, Canan, Cevdet Erek, Sahand Hesamiyan, Lucia Koch, Ghulam Mohammad, Shahpour Pouyan, Wael Shawky, and Bahia Shehab. The winner will be announced on June 7, 2016. [link]

“A Thousand Times No: The Visual History of Lam-Alif” was published in 2010 by Bahia Shebab