Looking at the World Around You
Contemporary Works from Qatar Museums

Credits

Qatar Museums Authority

Chairperson Qatar Foundation
Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser


Chairperson Qatar Museums
Her Excellency Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani


Vice Chairperson Qatar Museums
His Excellency Sheikh Hassan bin Mohammed bin Ali Al Thani


Special Advisor to the Chairperson and Acting CEO Qatar Museums
Mansoor bin Ebrahim Al-Mahmoud


Director Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art
Abdellah Karroum

Fundación Banco Santander

Chairman
Antonio Escámez Torres


Trustees
S.A.R. Princesa Irene de Grecia
Fernando de Asúa Álvarez
Antonio Basagoiti García-Tuñón
Ignacio Benjumea Cabeza de Vaca
Juan Manuel Cendoya Méndez de Vigo
Rodrigo Echenique Gordillo
Víctor García de la Concha
Alfonso Martínez de Irujo y Fitz-James Stuart
Jaime Pérez Renovales
Rafael Puyol Antolín
Juan Velarde Fuertes


Secretary
Antonio de Hoyos González


Managing Director
Borja Baselga Canthal

Exhibition

Organized by
Fundación Banco Santander
Qatar Museums Authority


Curator
Abdellah Karroum


Co-Curator
Fatima Mostafawi


Coordination
María Beguiristain
Rosario López Merás
Shraddha Aryal
Rita Cecilia Bertoni


Coordination Assistance
Estrella Palacios


Registrar
Yasmine Benamaras
Kathleen Ludwig


Design
Reem Al Thani


Mathaf Conservation
Elodie Niclot


Conservation
Natalie Boutin
Amelie Couvrat Desvergnes
Juliette Fayein

Installation
Arteria Logística del Arte, S.L.
Pastor Binza
Mohammed Haris Habeeb Mohammed
Rhex Nuico
Mohammed Rifan


Restoration
Marta Guibert


Transport
SIT Transportes Internacionales


Insurance
Axa Art, Versicherung AG
Es Arte Deleitosa, S.L.


In conjunction with
Banco Santander, División de Recursos Humanos, Organización y Costes.
Dirección de Inmuebles y Gestión de Espacios y Patrimonio Artístico del Grupo, Khalid Ali, Ritu Arya, Clemence Marie Bergal, Maral Bedoyan, Paz Bodelón, Cheim & Read Gallery, Rima Ghanem, Silin Chow, Mansour Fehaid Al Dosari, Gallery Isabelle van den Eynde, Gladstone Gallery (New York and Brussels), GWC-Constantine Fine Art, Alexander Gray Associates LLC, Saleh Hadi, Mona Hamed Hussain, Charlotte Herr, Rania Hussein, Ibtissam Ibtihaj, Lauren Janet Jones, Mohammad Ali Khaledi, Maryam Khamis Al Kharusi, Mohammed Jumah Al Kuwari, Wael Mansour, Jenny Maranca, Tatsumi Masatoshi, Lucia Alberta Moutinho Dos Santos Nathalie Obadia, Mohamed Ahmed Al Othman, Tessel Peperkamp, Orlando Pereira, Hanan Khalfan Al Radini, Jeff Rausch, Martín Refugio, Laila Al Sayeh, Mohamed Riyaz Sait, Cai Studio, Fatema Sultan Sorore, Hyejung Yum, Abdul Azid Zaghmout

Acknowledgements
Yousef Ahmad, Elena González (Casa Árabe), Mohammed F. Hammam, Mediyan Harami, Teresa Sáenz-Díez Rojas


Press
Francisco Javier Expósito
Paloma Delibes
Cornelia Gockel


Education and Young Talent
Susana Gómez
Álvaro Ganado


Workshops
Beatriz López Moreno
Hablar en Arte
Pedagogías Invisibles
MirArte


Secretary
María Eugenia García Bolaños


Responsible for Management Control
Luis Miguel Pulido

Website

Website
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Coordination
Susana Gómez
Álvaro Ganado


Design and development
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Photography & making of
Andrés Valentín-Gamazo


Texts
Emma Chubb
Abdellah Karroum
Fatima Mostafawi
Iman Al Sayed


Translation
Into Spanish
Polisemia
Into Arabic
Ismail Rifai
Iman Al Sayed

Copyright

Of the present edition
Fundación Banco Santander, Madrid
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Of the texts
Their authors

Of the images
© Farid Belkahia, Adam Henein (HENEIN), Nja Mahdaoui (NJA), Yan Pei-Ming, Ghada Amer, VEGAP, Madrid, 2016.
© René Magritte, VEGAP, Madrid, 2016.
Image courtesy of Cai Studio, New York.
Photograph by Lin Yi Image courtesy of Cai Studio, Nueva York / New York.
Photograph by Hiro Ihara Image courtesy of Magasin 3 Stockolm Konsthall, Stockholm.
Photograph by Mattias Givell Image courtesy of la Fondazione Querini Stampalia, Venice.
Photograph by Agostino Osio Image courtesy of Cheim & Read, New York.

We would like to thank all those who kindly gave us their permission to reproduce material in this catalogue. Every effort was made to obtain copyright permission for the images in this book. The publishers apologize for any inadvertent mistakes or omissions.