Entrance to Al Jubail Old Vegetable Market, one of the locations for ‘Rights of Future Generations’, inaugural edition of the Sharjah Architecture Triennial. 2019. Photo credit Sueraya Shaheen

By Sueraya Shaheen

Staged at various spots across Sharjah, from an abandoned school to the Al Jubail Old Vegetable Market, here are a few highlights from the Opening Ceremony of the Inaugural edition of the Sharjah Architecture Triennial.

Ngurrara Canvas II Awakening Ceremony, ‘Rights of Future Generations’, inaugural edition of the Sharjah Architecture Triennial. 2019. Photo credit Sueraya Shaheen.
Ngurrara Canvas II Awakening Ceremony, ‘Rights of Future Generations’, inaugural edition of the Sharjah Architecture Triennial. 2019. Photo credit Sueraya Shaheen.
Ngurrara Canvas II Awakening Ceremony, ‘Rights of Future Generations’, inaugural edition of the Sharjah Architecture Triennial. 2019. Photo credit Sueraya Shaheen
Ngurrara Canvas II Awakening Ceremony, ‘Rights of Future Generations’, inaugural edition of the Sharjah Architecture Triennial. 2019. Photo credit Sueraya Shaheen
Dogma, Platforms, 2019. Installation view. Commissioned for ‘Rights of Future Generations’, inaugural edition of the Sharjah Architecture Triennial. 2019. Photo credit Sueraya Shaheen
Dogma, Platforms, 2019. Installation view. Commissioned for ‘Rights of Future Generations’, inaugural edition of the Sharjah Architecture Triennial. 2019. Photo credit Sueraya Shaheen
Intervention by all(zone) “Set the Controls for the Heart of the Sun”. Commissioned by ‘Rights of Future Generations’, inaugural edition of the Sharjah Architecture Triennial. 2019. Sueraya Shaheen
Intervention by all(zone) “Set the Controls for the Heart of the Sun”. Commissioned by ‘Rights of Future Generations’, inaugural edition of the Sharjah Architecture Triennial. 2019. Sueraya Shaheen

Priests and Programmers, 2019. Commissioned for ‘Rights of Future Generations’, inaugural edition of the Sharjah Architecture Triennial. 2019. Photo credit Sueraya Shaheen
Priests and Programmers, 2019. Commissioned for ‘Rights of Future Generations’, inaugural edition of the Sharjah Architecture Triennial. 2019. Photo credit Sueraya Shaheen
Samaneh Moafi with WORKNOT!, Mhamad Safa, Maria Bessarabova, Platform 28, and residents of Mehr in Dowlatabad, Esfahan, “Parable of Mehr “Commissioned by ‘Rights of Future Generations’, inaugural edition of the Sharjah Architecture Triennial. 2019, Photo credit Sueraya Shaheen
Samaneh Moafi with WORKNOT!, Mhamad Safa, Maria Bessarabova, Platform 28, and residents of Mehr in Dowlatabad, Esfahan, “Parable of Mehr “Commissioned by ‘Rights of Future Generations’, inaugural edition of the Sharjah Architecture Triennial. 2019, Photo credit Sueraya Shaheen
Marina Tabassum Architects, Inheriting Wetness, 2019. Interior View, Commissioned for ‘Rights of Future Generations’, inaugural edition of the Sharjah Architecture Triennial. 2019. Photo credit Sueraya Shaheen
Marina Tabassum Architects, Inheriting Wetness, 2019. Interior View, Commissioned for ‘Rights of Future Generations’, inaugural edition of the Sharjah Architecture Triennial. 2019. Photo credit Sueraya Shaheen
Marina Tabassum Architects,” Inheriting Wetness” Commissioned for ‘Rights of Future Generations’, inaugural edition of the Sharjah Architecture Triennial. 2019. Photo credit Sueraya Shaheen
Marina Tabassum Architects,” Inheriting Wetness” Commissioned for ‘Rights of Future Generations’, inaugural edition of the Sharjah Architecture Triennial. 2019. Photo credit Sueraya Shaheen
Marina Tabassum, portrait commissioned by Selections Sueraya Shaheen
Marina Tabassum, portrait commissioned by Selections Sueraya Shaheen
Hamed Khosravi and Roozbeh Elias-Azar with Nazgol Ansarinia “Revolution Begins At Home” Commissioned for ‘Rights of Future Generations’, inaugural edition of the Sharjah Architecture Triennial. 2019. Photo credit Sueraya Shaheen
Hamed Khosravi and Roozbeh Elias-Azar with Nazgol Ansarinia “Revolution Begins At Home” Commissioned for ‘Rights of Future Generations’, inaugural edition of the Sharjah Architecture Triennial. 2019. Photo credit Sueraya Shaheen
Silver Totes for ‘Rights of Future Generations’, inaugural edition of the Sharjah Architecture Triennial. 2019. Photo credit Sueraya Shaheen
Silver Totes for ‘Rights of Future Generations’, inaugural edition of the Sharjah Architecture Triennial. 2019. Photo credit Sueraya Shaheen
Entrance to Al Jubail Old Vegetable Market, one of the locations for ‘Rights of Future Generations’, inaugural edition of the Sharjah Architecture Triennial. 2019. Photo credit Sueraya Shaheen
Entrance to Al Jubail Old Vegetable Market, one of the locations for ‘Rights of Future Generations’,
inaugural edition of the Sharjah Architecture Triennial. 2019. Photo credit Sueraya Shaheen
Stefan Tarnowski, participated with his performative lecture ‘Syrian Revolution Media” Commissioned for ‘Rights of Future Generations’, inaugural edition of the Sharjah Architecture Triennial. 2019. Photo credit Sueraya Shaheen
Stefan Tarnowski, participated with his performative lecture ‘Syrian Revolution Media” Commissioned for ‘Rights of Future Generations’, inaugural edition of the Sharjah Architecture Triennial. 2019. Photo credit Sueraya Shaheen
Cooking Sections, “Becoming Xerophile” Commissioned for ‘Rights of Future Generations’, inaugural edition of the Sharjah Architecture Triennial. 2019. Photo credit Sueraya Shaheen
Cooking Sections, “Becoming Xerophile” Commissioned for ‘Rights of Future Generations’, inaugural edition of the Sharjah Architecture Triennial. 2019. Photo credit Sueraya Shaheen
Procession as part of Silences and Spectres of the Indian Ocean, Nidhi Mahajan’s commission for ‘Rights of Future Generations’, inaugural edition of the Sharjah Architecture Triennial. 2019. Photo credit Sueraya Shaheen
Procession as part of Silences and Spectres of the Indian Ocean, Nidhi Mahajan’s commission for ‘Rights of Future Generations’, inaugural edition of the Sharjah Architecture Triennial. 2019. Photo credit Sueraya Shaheen
Procession as part of Silences and Spectres of the Indian Ocean, Nidhi Mahajan’s commission for ‘Rights of Future Generations’, inaugural edition of the Sharjah Architecture Triennial. 2019. Photo credit Sueraya Shaheen
Procession as part of Silences and Spectres of the Indian Ocean, Nidhi Mahajan’s commission for ‘Rights of Future Generations’, inaugural edition of the Sharjah Architecture Triennial. 2019. Photo credit Sueraya Shaheen
SAT Curator, Adrian Luhoud, portrait commissioned by Selections. Photo credit Sueraya Shaheen
SAT Curator, Adrian Luhoud, portrait commissioned by Selections. Photo credit Sueraya Shaheen
Procession to Platform led by Al Ahly Thikr Jamaah Choir inaugural edition of the Sharjah Architecture Triennial. 2019. Photo credit Sueraya Shaheen
Procession to Platform led by Al Ahly Thikr Jamaah Choir inaugural edition of the Sharjah Architecture Triennial. 2019. Photo credit Sueraya Shaheen
Hoor al Qasimi, Chair, & Adrian Lahoud, Curator, Sharjah Architecture Triennial 2019. Photo credit Sueraya Shaheen
Hoor al Qasimi, Chair, & Adrian Lahoud, Curator, Sharjah Architecture Triennial 2019. Photo credit Sueraya Shaheen
Mahnaz Fancy, SAT Communications and External Relations Manager, at Al-Qasiniyah School, one of the locations of ‘Rights of Future Generations’, inaugural edition of the Sharjah Architecture Triennial. 2019. Photo credit Sueraya Shaheen
Mahnaz Fancy, SAT Communications and External Relations Manager, at Al-Qasiniyah School, one of the locations of ‘Rights of Future Generations’, inaugural edition of the Sharjah Architecture Triennial. 2019. Photo credit Sueraya Shaheen

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