In the Heart of Another Country

is organised by Sharjah Art Foundation and Deichtorhallen, Hamburg.

Curated by Dr Omar Kholeif, Director of Collections and Senior Curator, Sharjah Art Foundation

Exhibition Design: Todd Reisz

Sharjah Art Foundation team

President and Director: 

Hoor Al Qasimi


Nawar Al Qassimi

Director of International Programmes:

Judith Greer

Exhibition Curator: 

Dr Omar Kholeif, Director of Collections and Senior Curator

Collections Department Lead: 

John Labib, Collections and Conservation Manager

Exhibition Architecture and Design: 

Souraya Kreidieh, Registrar 

Curatorial Management: 

Jiwon Lee, Curatorial Department Manager

Zeina Al Kattan, Curatorial Assistant

Production Management: 

Hassan Ali Jaddah, Director of Operations

Maria Kalaiji, Architect and Production Coordinator


Dima Bittard, Multi-Media Manager

Mohammed Al Jaf, Senior Graphic Designer

Shaikha Al Maazmi, Graphic Designer

Aman Darwish, Graphic Designer

A/V Management: 

Younus S Mohammed, Technical Manager


Danko Stjepanovic

Sharjah Art Foundation

PO Box 19989, Sharjah

United Arab Emirates

Deichtorhallen Hamburg team

General Director

Dirk Luckow

Commercial Director:

Bert Antonius Kaufmann

Management Assistance:

Sabine Seidel, Maren Wilenbrock

Exhibition Manager:

Cosima Grosser, Annette Sievert


Frances Fürst


Lydia Jung

Head of Communications:

Angelika Leu-Barthel


Caroline Huzel

Digital Projekte:

Julia Schulze Darup, Matthias Schönebäumer

Deichtorhallen Hamburg GmbH
Deichtorstraße 1 − 2
20095 Hamburg
Phone: +49 (0)40 32103-0
Fax: +49 (0)40 32103-230
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Logo and Corporate Design:

Kühle und Mozer, Köln

Conception, design and realization:

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Photography (unless otherwise stated:

Henning Rogge


Matthias Schönebäumer