Sheikha Hoor Al-Qasimi to Curate UAE Pavilion at 2015 Venice Biennale

Sheikha Hoor bint Sultan Al-Qasimi has been named the curator of the United Arab Emirates’ pavilion at the Fifty-sixth Venice Biennale. As president and director of the Sharjah Art Foundation, Al-Qasimi has contributed to the development of the Sharjah Biennale and curated its sixth edition. She also serves as chair of the advisory board for the University of Sharjah’s College of Art and Design. “I believe it is important to recognize the great depth of artistic talent in the UAE,” said Al-Qasimi, “and to acknowledge the history of art and cultural production in this country.”