Homebound: A Journey in Photography

Location : Sharjah Art Museum Date:23 March 2020 - 31 December 2020
This is a two-part exhibition, with the first part Aïda Muluneh’s Homebound: A Journey in Photography, curated by Salah M. Hassan, and chronicles Aida Muluneh’s journey as an artist and a photojournalist, and her multiple contributions to imaging and image making in photographic-based works since her return to her homeland Ethiopia after years of living, studying and practicing in North America.

The second part, Addis FotoFest: Nine Years Survey, curated by the artist herself reflects on her journey as a Founder and Director of Addis FotoFest (AFF) which she established in 2010 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The festival is organized by Desta for Africa Creative Consulting PLC. AFF is a biennial international photography festival held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. It is the first and only international photography festival in East Africa. The exhibition includes a selection of photographs reflecting on the history and evolution of modern and contemporary Ethiopian photography, in addition to a selection of works of other African contemporary photographers who have been exhibited and/or commissioned as part (AFF) activities.

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Location :
The museum is located in the Arts Area, Al- Shuwaihiyeen, near Al-Corniche post office - Heart of Sharjah.
Opening Hours :
Saturday to Thursday 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday: 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Visitors Health & Safety Measures During Covid-19

Timings are subject to change during public holidays and Ramadan.
The Museum is closed on the following occasions:
  • 29th Ramadan ( Islamic calendar)
  • First day of Eid Al-Fitr ( Islamic calendar)
  • First day of Eid Al Adha ( Islamic calendar)
Entry Fees to the museum : Free
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