Maraya Art Centre has been selected as one of the thirteen not-for-profit spaces showcased at Art15, the third edition of London's global art fair, which returns to Olympia, Kensington for new summer dates, from 21 – 23 May, preceded by the Preview on 20 May.
This is the first time Maraya has had a stand at the fair, where British and international audience will be able to explore the many projects housed under the Maraya Art Centre in Sharjah.
From Amman to Amsterdam, New York to New Delhi and Sao Paulo to Seoul, Art15 will host 150 modern and contemporary galleries from 40 countries will present artists from across the globe.
Visitors to the Maraya Art Centre stand can meet the curatorial team, browse catalogues from exhibitions at Maraya Art Centre, Barjeel Art Foundation, Maraya Art Park and 1971-Design Space. Visitors can also interact with the Maraya Video Archive and learn about the artist residencies and The Community events programme.
In addition to the presentation of international galleries, the Fair hosts a parallel programme of curatorial initiatives, projects with institutions and non-profits, and educational programming. There is also a restaurant featuring the city's premier chefs, a bookstore run by leading publishers and exclusive evening events. Art15 brings together works from both emerging and established art markets around the world. Half of the galleries are from outside Europe and a third are from Asia.