Network of Middle East, North Africa and South Asia Patrons
Delfina Foundation, as well as our predecessor Delfina Studios Trust, has a long history and renowned reputation for nurturing and promoting creative talent from across the Middle East, North Africa & South Asia (MENASA).
Through our residency programmes we have supported over 150 practitioners from the region, including Subodh Gupta, Khalil Rabah, Susan Hefuna, Ziad Antar, Rana Begum, Michael Rakowitz, Sunoj D., Farhad Moshiri, Manal Al Dowayan, Hrair Sarkissian, Ayesha Sultana, Lydia Ourahmane, Alia Farid, and Mohammed Ahmed Ibrahim.
Moreover the foundation has been pioneering in hosting major solo presentations of artists such as Wael Shawky, Nasser Al Salem, Ala Younis, Baptist Coelho, Ahmet Öğüt, Abbas Akhavan, Ruanne Abou Rahme & Basel Abbas, and Lamia Joreige.
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London: 06/06/2022 — 02/07/2022
London: 19/09/2022 — 16/10/2022
Wesam Al Asali
London: 08/10/2022 — 18/12/2022
Noor Abuarafeh: Rumours Began Some Time Ago
Uncovering the story behind an archival photo
Ala Younis: Plan for Feminist Greater Baghdad
Installation photos from the artist’s solo show at Delfina Foundation
Mother prays, Father weeps
Lydia Ourahmane and Sarah Ourahmane
Nasser Al Salem: Amma Baad
Watch the artist introduce his recent exhibition
Vivien Sansour: Zaree’a
On the work and legacy of seed keeper Esiah Levy
Delfina Presents: Farah Al Qasimi
Considering translation as a tool for connection or intimacy
Points of Departure
Installation photos from off-site group show at the ICA
Abbas Akhavan: Study For A Garden
Installation photos from the artist’s 2012 solo show at Delfina Foundation
In conversation: Raed Yassin and Rayya Badran
The artist on his Delfina Foundation exhibition ‘The best of Sammy Clark’