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Ishara Art Foundation


Ishara Art Foundation is a non-profit organisation focused on contemporary art from South Asia, which includes the diaspora and overlapping histories of the region around India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Nepal.

Ishara Art Foundation's programme is anchored in a regional approach, and designed to share compelling artistic perspectives with local and international audiences. Founded by Smita Prabhakar, the Ishara Art Foundation is her contribution to the arts and culture in the UAE, a space to share South Asian culture with the local community and diverse international audiences. Ishara Art Foundation is presented in partnership with Alserkal Avenue.

Opening hours
Sat - Thu 10AM - 7PM
Warehouse 3


Upcoming Events

Ishara Art Foundation
Now on until 9 December
Pattern marks the first solo exhibition of Navjot Altaf in the Arabian Peninsula. Featuring site-specific installations, sculptures, videos, drawings and photo prints, the exhibition foregrounds Navjot’s longstanding commitment to issues of climate-change, ecology and feminism and the challenges they face in the digital age.