Shaikha Al Ketbi is a visual artist whose multimedia practice spans photography, drawing and installation art. Her work explores themes of self-awareness and blurs the line between fiction and reality. Much of her current practice involves instantaneous performative responses to isolated landscapes, framed through her vivid, experiential dreams.
Al Ketbi is a graduate of Zayed University and her work has been included in exhibitions including the 2018 Arab Women Artists Now exhibition ‘Perpetual Movement’ in London, 2018; Art Bahrain 2018; Armenia Art Fair 2018; UAE Unlimited’s ‘Ishara: Signs, Symbols and Shared Languages’ exhibition 2018; the Zayed University graduate exhibition in 2016; ‘Collectivity’ at Maraya Art Centre; and the 2018 Tribe Magazine’s ‘Tribe: Contemporary Photography from the Arab World’ in Washington, DC. She participated in the Salama bint Hamdan Al Nayhan Foundation Emerging Artists Fellowship from 2016-17. She is also one of the founding members of the Public Art Collective, a group dedicated to the research and advancement of public art dialogue in the UAE.Read More Read Less
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