Art BAB 2018 | The International Art Fair

14 Mar – 18 Mar 2018


Held under the patronage of Her Royal Highness Princess Sabika bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa. It was officially inaugurated by HRH the Crown Prince and First Deputy Premier, Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa.

The theme for the 2018 edition of ArtBAB was ‘Education’ and was held at the Bahrain International Exhibition & Convention Centre, spread across 8,000 square metres of pillar-less exhibition space.

This edition consisted of fifteen galleries with both local and international works displayed. Sixteen independent artists from various countries were presented. The fair also highlighted several local Bahraini artists giving them the opportunity to showcase their unique talents through a sponsored BAB Pavilion which exhibited over one hundred works.

ArtBahrain 2018 was organised by Art Select, an art consultancy and advisory, powered by a team of passionate art experts with a dedicated management and organisational team.

Special Features

KIDS@ArtBAB

 This year at ArtBAB, a new section was introduced catering to children and young adults. It was a specially designed space for children aged between 3 -17 where art and mosaic workshops were conducted by an eminent Bahraini artists and Art Reach.

CONVERSATIONS@ArtBAB

An exciting and thought-provoking grid of talks, discussions and interactive sessions led by artists whose work and talent represents the cutting-edge of contemporary art movement.

Exhibitors

ARTISTS – BAB PAVILION

  • Ahmed Al Asad
  • Ahmed Anan
  • Ali Mubarak
  • Ayman Jafar
  • Aysha Almoayyed
  • Dawiya Alawiat
  • Fatima Al Jameaa
  • Hasan Al Sari
  • Hisham Sharif
  • Hind Ismail Salem Ali
  • Jenan Malik
  • Karina El Zubi
  • Linda Mattar
  • Mayasa Al Sowaidi
  • Mohammed Al Mahdi
  • Mohammed Taha
  • Nada Alaradi
  • Noof Al Refaei
  • Omar Al Rashid
  • Rawan Al Hosani
  • Reem Janahi
  • Sahar Ahmadi
  • Sana Al Burashid
  • Sarah Al Fadhala
  • Sarah Aradi
  • Somaya Abdulghani
  • Taiba Faraj
  • Zain Al Kooheji
  • Zakeya Zada

GALLERIES

  • Alon Zakaim Fine Art
  • Amina Gallery
  • Antonello Ghezzi
  • Art Agency Ltd
  • Baghdad Art Gallery
  • Fann-A-Porter
  • Gallery Bruno Massa
  • Giorgio Persano
  • IDEA4MI
  • Nitanjali Art Gallery
  • NK Gallery
  • Samara Art Gallery
  • Sconsi Art Gallery
  • Trade Art Gallery
  • Tsekh Art Gallery

GENERAL ENTRY ARTISTS

  • Balqees Fakhro & Dr Ahmed Ahmed
  • Chryssa Verghi
  • David Breur Weil
  • Elmo Hood
  • Faika Al Hassan
  • Huda Al Saie
  • Jaideep Mehrotra
  • Jamal Abdul Rahim
  • Lobna Al Amin
  • Lulwa Al Khalifa
  • Mariam Fakhro
  • Marwa Al Khalifa
  • Maryam Nass
  • Nabeela Al Khayer
  • Seema Baqi
  • Virut Panchabuse

SPECIAL PROJECTS

  • Aboubakar Fofana
  • Building Bridges Indian Art Space
  • Caravan
  • Dirty Hands Crew
  • Hanan Al Khalifa

MERCHANDISERS

  • Annada
  • Jashanamal Book Store
  • Masbak
  • The Workshop

TRIBUTE

  • Rashid Al Oraifi
  • Ghassan Mohsin

Art BAB 2018 | The International Art Fair

14 Mar – 18 Mar 2018


Held under the patronage of Her Royal Highness Princess Sabika bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa. It was officially inaugurated by HRH the Crown Prince and First Deputy Premier, Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa.

The theme for the 2018 edition of ArtBAB was ‘Education’ and was held at the Bahrain International Exhibition & Convention Centre, spread across 8,000 square metres of pillar-less exhibition space.

This edition consisted of fifteen galleries with both local and international works displayed. Sixteen independent artists from various countries were presented. The fair also highlighted several local Bahraini artists giving them the opportunity to showcase their unique talents through a sponsored BAB Pavilion which exhibited over one hundred works.

ArtBahrain 2018 was organised by Art Select, an art consultancy and advisory, powered by a team of passionate art experts with a dedicated management and organisational team.

Special Features

KIDS@ArtBAB

 This year at ArtBAB, a new section was introduced catering to children and young adults. It was a specially designed space for children aged between 3 -17 where art and mosaic workshops were conducted by an eminent Bahraini artists and Art Reach.

CONVERSATIONS@ArtBAB

An exciting and thought-provoking grid of talks, discussions and interactive sessions led by artists whose work and talent represents the cutting-edge of contemporary art movement.

Exhibitors

ARTISTS – BAB PAVILION

  • Ahmed Al Asad
  • Ahmed Anan
  • Ali Mubarak
  • Ayman Jafar
  • Aysha Almoayyed
  • Dawiya Alawiat
  • Fatima Al Jameaa
  • Hasan Al Sari
  • Hisham Sharif
  • Hind Ismail Salem Ali
  • Jenan Malik
  • Karina El Zubi
  • Linda Mattar
  • Mayasa Al Sowaidi
  • Mohammed Al Mahdi
  • Mohammed Taha
  • Nada Alaradi
  • Noof Al Refaei
  • Omar Al Rashid
  • Rawan Al Hosani
  • Reem Janahi
  • Sahar Ahmadi
  • Sana Al Burashid
  • Sarah Al Fadhala
  • Sarah Aradi
  • Somaya Abdulghani
  • Taiba Faraj
  • Zain Al Kooheji
  • Zakeya Zada

GALLERIES

  • Alon Zakaim Fine Art
  • Amina Gallery
  • Antonello Ghezzi
  • Art Agency Ltd
  • Baghdad Art Gallery
  • Fann-A-Porter
  • Gallery Bruno Massa
  • Giorgio Persano
  • IDEA4MI
  • Nitanjali Art Gallery
  • NK Gallery
  • Samara Art Gallery
  • Sconsi Art Gallery
  • Trade Art Gallery
  • Tsekh Art Gallery

GENERAL ENTRY ARTISTS

  • Balqees Fakhro & Dr Ahmed Ahmed
  • Chryssa Verghi
  • David Breur Weil
  • Elmo Hood
  • Faika Al Hassan
  • Huda Al Saie
  • Jaideep Mehrotra
  • Jamal Abdul Rahim
  • Lobna Al Amin
  • Lulwa Al Khalifa
  • Mariam Fakhro
  • Marwa Al Khalifa
  • Maryam Nass
  • Nabeela Al Khayer
  • Seema Baqi
  • Virut Panchabuse

SPECIAL PROJECTS

  • Aboubakar Fofana
  • Building Bridges Indian Art Space
  • Caravan
  • Dirty Hands Crew
  • Hanan Al Khalifa

MERCHANDISERS

  • Annada
  • Jashanamal Book Store
  • Masbak
  • The Workshop

TRIBUTE

  • Rashid Al Oraifi
  • Ghassan Mohsin