Press

Links

Artsy | "The Artsy Vanguard 2019: 50 Artists to Know Right Now" feature

Apollo Magazine | "40 Under 40 Middle East" feature

Elephant Magazine | "The Seductive Allure of the Diner" by Louise Benson

Artforum | "Crude" review by Douglas Coupland

PW Magazine | Interview by Juliana Lindenhofer

Metropolis M | "Phantom Beard" review & Interview by Ive Stevenheydens (Dutch)

Gallery Talk | "Phantom Beard" review by Jette Büchsenschütz (German)

Kunstkritikk | "Homeric Escape" by Martin Grennberger

Schirn Mag | Film highlights of the Berlinale 2019 (German)

Der Tagesspiegel | "When Cinema Meets Art" by Friederike Horstmann (German)

Living Content | Interview by Brian Paul

Mada Masr | "A history of petro-modernism in the Middle-East: Crude" by Mai El Wakil

The National | "A tropical-island, dream-land purgatory place: Monira Al Qadiri lands in Abu Dhabi" by Melissa Gronlund

Metropolis M | Future Generation Art Prize "Taus Makhacheva, Monira Al Qadiri and Kasper Bosmans nominated"

The National | "Abu Dhabi Art announces public line-up for its 10th anniversary event" by Melissa Gronlund

De Groene Amsterdammer | "Pearls and Oil" by Roos van der Lint (Dutch)

Artnet | "Meet the seven power players remaking the cultural landscape of the Middle-East" by Arsalan Mohammad

Bidoun | "Sweet Talk: A conversation with Thuraya Al-Baqsami and Monira Al Qadiri"

Magpie | "Monira Al Qadiri commissioned for Abu Dhabi Art Fair"

Di'van Journal | "Tomorrow Girls: Sci-Fi, Other Worlds, and Geo-Politics in Media Art from the Middle-East" by Nat Muller

Artforum | "The Craft" review by Sylwia Serafinowicz - November 2017 print issue

The Daily Star | "Ode to the Extraterrestrial Modern" by Jim Quilty

De FilmKrant | Rotterdam Film Festival - Ammodo Tiger Shorts preview by Ronald Rovers (Dutch)

Art Asia Pacific | 2017 Almanac - Kuwait review by HG Masters

DeVolkskrant | Amsterdam Art Weekend (Dutch)

Het Parool | Rijksakademie Open review (Dutch)

Daily Sabah | "Rijksakademie invaded by UFOs, time machines, plague rats" - by Cihad Kaner

TubeLight | Rijksakademie Open review (Dutch)

Texte Zur Kunst | "The Craft" review by Ella Plevin

Art Asia Pacific | Videobrasil review by HG Masters

Frieze | Portfolio - Monira Al Qadiri

Artforum | Critic's picks London - by Philomena Epps

 

The Quietus | Remembering the Future - interview by Robert Barry

 

Frieze | Critic's Guide London - best of summer shows by Orit Gat

 

Map Magazine | "The Craft" review by Rebecca Bligh

 

Trebuchet Magazine | "The Craft" review by Michaela Bear

Khaleejesque | Interview by Reham Al-Awadhi

Deutschlandfunk Kultur | "Feeling Dubbing" Radio Interview (German)

 

Freunde Von Freunden | "Cartoons & the Body as Art" photo & article feature by Siobhan Leddy

Toute La Culture | "The Voices of Monira Al Qadiri at the KunstenFestival" (French)

 

Panta Magazine | "Oil and Art" feature by Roxanne Goldberg - issue 11 print issue

 

Schirn Mag | Double Feature - review

 

Mizna | Environment issue - cover and feature

 

Thisistomorrow | "Bubble" exhibition review by Anais Castro

 

Berlin Community Radio | Interview & performance (audio)

 

Artnet News | Meet 3 Cutting Edge Artists Pushing the Boundaries at Art Dubai

 

Arab News | Kuwaiti Artist Draws Analogy Between Oil and Pearls

 

Al Arabiya | Five Gulf Female Artists' Exhibitions (Video - Arabic)

 

De Telegraaf | Self-portrait between Pearls & Petroleum (Dutch)

 

ArtForum | "Melting the Sky" exhibition review by Murtaza Vali - January 2017 print issue

 

Art Lead | Six artists to see at the Rijksakademie Open this year

 

Gulf News | Redesigning Manmade Borders

 

New York Times Style Magazine | Flora Powers

 

ArtForum | Openings - May 2015 print issue

 

ArtForum | Critic's Picks - August 2016

 

Sursock Museum | Interview (Arabic)

 

Ibraaz | "Feeling Dubbing" Essay

 

Sleek Magazine |Spring 2016 print issue #49 - interview

 

Tribe Magazine |Issue #2 - "in Search of Lost Time" exhibition review

 

BBC Arabic | TV interview on Alternative Cinema program (Arabic)

 

Raseef 22 | Being Monira Al Qadiri (Arabic)

 

Alef Magazine | 5 page feature - print issue

 

Bespoke Magazine | "Like a Rebel" 6 page feature - print issue

 

The Happy Hypocrite | "Fresh Hell" print issue guest edited by Sophia Al Maria

 

Dazed Digital | "Fresh Hell - The Paralytic Drug that's Killing Our Future"

 

Spike Magazine | "The Belief That Art Can Make Something Happen in Warsaw"

 

AQNB & Video in Common | "Portraits of the End of the World" mini documentary (part 1)

 

AQNB & Video in Common | "Portraits of the End of the World" mini documentary (part 2) 

 

Berlin Art Link | "Art & Feminism" Interview

 

Al-Monitor | "10 Middle-East Artists to Watch"

 

Ibraaz | "How Toshihiko Made Me Understand Islam" Essay & video

 

Ibraaz | "The Great Journey" a conversation with Lidia Al-Qattan

 

Ibraaz | "Accented" exhibition review

 

BBC Arabic | BBC Xtra program - on the comedy scene in the Gulf (Arabic / Video)

 

Purple Magazine | Travel - Dubai

 

AQNB | "Never Never Land" Review

 

Barakabits | "Enigmatic Futuristic Works of Art in the Center of Dubai"

 

The National | "Giant Drill Bit Among Works of Public Art Unveiled in Dubai"

 

FlashArt | "InVisible AFAC - Dubai"

 

Creative Time | "SOAP" Video project #2

 

Migrant Rights | "Putting the Migrants in the Picture" review

 

i-D Magazine | "Positive Realism with Kuwaiti Artist Monira Al Qadiri" profile

 

Ibraaz | "Flash Futures" Interview

 

Ibraaz | "Myth Busters" Project

 

Jadaliyya & Medrar TV | Video Interview - Arabic with English subtitles

 

AQNB | Interview

 

Reorient | "Murals Morals Muhawwils" article & video

 

Arab Fund for Arts & Culture (AFAC) | "Muhawwil" (Transformer) project - Grantee Story

 

Bant Mag | Interview (English)

 

Bant Mag | Interview (Turkish)

 

Mada Masr | "Humor and the Aesthetics of Sadness" - Profile

 

Baraka Bits | "The Woman of 1000 Faces"

 

Creative Time | "Rumors of Affluence" video project #1



ArteEast | "Tracing Art Histories"

Tokyo Art Beat | Video Interview - Japanese



Tokyo Art Beat | Video Interview - English subtitles

 

Mumora | "Monira Al Qadiri & Art in the UAE"

 

Daily Star | "The Body as Political Commentary" review

 

Daily Star | "Exposure 2013" review

 

Now Lebanon | "Exposure 2013" review

 

Gulf News | "Plucking the Many Strands of Identity" review

 

Time Out Dubai | "An Art Show About Body Hair in Dubai" review

 

Beirut.com | "Behind Lebanon's Closed Doors" Homeworks 6/ Ex-Apartments project review

 

Ibraaz | Ex-Apartments review

 

Culture & Gender | "For Soothing Simultaneity of Different Realities" - German

 

Daily Star | "Dancing with a Lone Cow in the Field" review

 

RBB TV | Ex-Apartments review - German

 

Art Journal | "Precarious Symbolism: When the Political Sphere Overshadows Art History" review



New York Times Blog | "Aboveground Animation at the New Museum" preview



Greater Middle East Photo | "The Bearded Lady: Monira Al Qadiri" Profile



Al Jazeera Documentary | "Wa Waila" (Oh Torment) " review - Arabic



Goethe Institut Arab Shorts | Independent Film in the Gulf



Lowave | Human Frames - Melancholy DVD



Signs Journal | Visibility & Visuality



Now Lebanon | All the Other Lovers - program preview



Time Out Beirut | "Neo-Japonisme" lecture preview



DIS Magazine | Aboverground Animation



Jadaliyya | "Bodies Moving to Memory" review



Gulf Art Guide | "Trends in the Kuwaiti Art World"



Al Rai | Interview - Arabic



Media Production Magazine 



 

 

Publications 


 
Ethnofuturism | Edited by Armen Avanessian & Mahan Moalemi, Merve Verlag (German)
Future Imperfect | Contemporary art practices and cultural institutions in the Middle East (Sternberg Press) 
Di'van Journal | "Tomorrow Girls: Sci-Fi, Other Worlds, and Geo-Politics in Media Art from the Middle-East" by Nat Muller
Artforum | "The Craft" review by Sylwia Serafinowicz - November 2017 print issue
Panta Magazine | "Oil and Art" feature by Roxanne Goldberg - issue 11 print issue

Khaleejesque | Interview by Reham Al-Awadhi

 
Mizna | Prose, Poetry and Art - cover and print feature

Sleek Magazine |Spring 2016 print issue #49 - interview

 
The Happy Hypocrite | "Fresh Hell" print issue 
 

ArtForum | May 2015 print issue

 

Alef Magazine | 5 page feature - print issue

 

Bespoke Magazine | "Like a Rebel" 6 page feature - print issue

 

Baumtest Quarterly | "SOAP" 7 page feature - issue 5

 

Goethe Institut | Arab Shorts Book

 

"The Fertile Crescent: Gender, Art & Society" | Book



"TWS-EMERGING 2009" | Book



Lowave | Human Frames DVD