Jameel Prize 4


6 Foreword
Suna, İnan & İpek Kıraç

8 Foreword
Martin Roth

10 Foreword
Fady Jameel

12 Introduction
Tim Stanley

20 A Historical Precedent: Islamic art in South Kensington
Tim Stanley

32 Constructing a Global Reach: How the Jameel Prize Is Run
Camilla Cañellas ve Ann Jones

38 The Emergence of the Jameel Prize: A Judge’s View
Venetia Porter

45 Enter Light: An Artist’s Response to the Jameel Prize
Afruz Amighi

50 Education and the Jameel Prize: The View from Sharjah
Manal Ataya

54 The View from Madrid: A Jameel Prize Exhibition at the Casa Árabe
Nuria Medina

59 Design and Jameel Prize
Huda Smitshuijzen AbiFarès

65 The Place of Crafts
Khaled Azzam

70 Reflections on the Conception of Modern and Contemporary Islamic Art
Iftikhar Dadi

79 What’s in a Name? Contemplating the “Islamic” in the “Contemporary”
Nada Shabout

89 Crafting Selves | Testing Voices: An Introduction to Jameel Prize 4
Hammad Nasar

110 Catalogue

136 Artists’ Biographies

144 Biographies of Judging Panel and Curators

148 Authors’ Biographies

Jameel Prize 4 exhibition in Istanbul organised by the Victoria and Albert Museum, London in partnership with Art Jameel, and in collaboration with the Pera Museum is between 8 June 2016 and 14 August 2016.

Over 280 nominations for the Jameel Prize 4 were received from countries as far ranging as Afghanistan, Mali, Puerto Rico and Thailand. A panel of judges, chaired by V&A Director, Martin Roth, selected the shortlist. Works on show will range from delicate paper collages to an animated video installation with marionettes and from ceramics, calligraphy and sculpture to artist’s books. The winner will be announced in June.

The eleven shortlisted artists and designers are David Chalmers Alesworth, Rasheed Araeen, Lara Assouad, CANAN, Cevdet Erek, Sahand Hesamiyan, Lucia Koch, Ghulam Mohammad, Shahpour Pouyan, Wael Shawky ve Bahia Shehab.

Jameel Prize 4 exhibition in Istanbul is organised by the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, in partnership with Art Jameel, and in collaboration with the Pera Museum.

Year of Publication: 2016 
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ISBN: 978 – 605 – 4642 – 59 – 5