Jalal BinThaneya

Dubai, UAE
binthaneya@live.com
+971 (0)50 784 2333
www.jalalbinthaneya.com

SUMMARY:
Industrial fine arts photographer known for large format compositions that probe the tension between society and abandoned or restricted industrial landscapes of the United Arab Emirates

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2017
Vantage Point Sharjah, Sharjah Art Foundation (Sharjah, UAE)
Sequence, The Empty Quarter Gallery (Dubai, UAE)
Mind The Gap, Tashkeel (Dubai, UAE)
2016
Eye of the Beholder, Citizen E Gallery (Dubai, UAE)
Connectivity, Tashkeel (Dubai, UAE)
Dubai Photo, Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum International Photography Award, Dubai Design District (Dubai, UAE)
2015
Middle Eastern Talks, The Empty Quarter Gallery (Dubai, UAE)
SIKKA Art Fair, Al Fahidi (Dubai, UAE)

ARTIST IN RESIDENCIES
2018-2019 - Critical Practice Programme Artist in Residence, Tashkeel (Dubai, UAE)
To be provided with continual support from Tashkeel for one year including studio access, mentorship, critique and support for artwork production, culminating in an exhibition

LECTURES/PRESENTATIONS/WORKSHOPS
2018
Tribe Photo Panel Discussion, moderated by Sueraya Shaheen, Tashkeel (Dubai, UAE)
2016
Will Analogue Photo Go Extinct; Photography Live, Dubai World Trade Center, Moderated by Khaled Abdul Wahab & Curated by Flounder Lee (Dubai, UAE)

BIBLIOGRAPHY/PRESS
• Tribe Photo, Jalal BinThaneya: Industry (Danna Lorch, Tribe Photo Issue 06)
• Format Magazine, How 10 Artists See The Environment Around Them (June 6, 2018)
• Islamic Arts Magazine, Middle Eastern Talks (Sept 7, 2015)

COMMISSIONS
2015-2017 Dubai Petrol (Dubai Supply Authority)

COLLECTIONS
• National Cement Company corporate art collection
• Various Private Collections in the UAE and Europe

GALLERY REPRESENTATION
The Empty Quarter (Dubai, UAE)

EDUCATION
2006-2010, Middlesex University, Bachelor of Science in Human Resources & Business Studies, Human Resources/Management Personnel, General Studies