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Lamya Gargash graduated from the American University in Sharjah in 2004 and then received her master’s degree

in

communication

design

from Central Saint Martins in London in 2007. Her work has been featured in

group

exhibitions

in

Canada,

France, Japan, the Netherlands, and Switzerland, as well as within the UAE. Throughout her career, she has garnered numerous awards for her work in film and photography, including first prize at the 2004 Emirates Film Festival and an Ibda’a

Lamya Gargash, b. 1982

Special Jury Award for her film

Red Television, Majlis series, 2009 Photograph, 23.5 x 23.5

Wet Tiles. Most notably, Gargash

of her country’s first-ever National

participated

Pavilion. She currently lives and works

in

the

53rd

Venice

Biennale in 2009 as the featured artist

in Dubai.

state-of-the-art facilities for artists and designers living and working in the United Arab Emirates. Since 2008, bint Maktoum has shown her digital photography and films internationally, including at exhibitions in Australia, China, Italy, and the United States, among others. She has received several

accolades,

such

as

the

Ibda’a Media Student Award for digital photography and the Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

Lateefa bint Maktoum, b. 1985 The Last Look, 2009 Photograph, 39.25 x 59

Lateefa bint Maktoum received her

Patrons of the Arts Award. Her work can be found in private and public collections worldwide. Bint Maktoum currently lives and works in Dubai.

bachelor’s degree in visual arts from Zayed University in 2007. She is the founder and director of Tashkeel, a public studio complex that provides

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Profile for Palm Beach Show Group

LA Art Show Catalogue 2015  

LA Art Show Catalogue 2015