The Victoria & Albert Museum (V&A), in partnership with Art Jameel, has announced the shortlist for the Jameel Prize 5, the international prize for contemporary artists and designers inspired by Islamic tradition.
Marina Tabassum: Prayer Hall, Bait ur Rouf Mosque Dhaka, Bangladesh (2012). (Photo: Sandro di Carlo Darsa)
Rich Islamic tradition
Hayv Kahraman: The Translator from the series How Iraqi Are You? (2015); Oils on linen. (Photo courtesy: Defares Collection)
Jameel Prize and past winners
Kamrooz Aram: Ephesian Fog (2016). Multimedia installation. (Photo courtesy of the artist and Green Art Gallery, Dubai)
naqsh collective (Nisreen and Nermeen Abudail): Shawl (2015), detail Walnut wood, paint and brass. ( Photo: Nabil Qutteineh)
Younes Rahmoun: Tâqiya-Nôr [Hat-light] (2016). Multimedia installation. (Courtesy of the artist and Galerie Imane Farès)