Lamya Gargash

(b. 1982) Born in Dubai where she currently resides and works, Lamya got a degree from the American University in Sharjah in 2004 and later on took a Masters of Art in Communication Design from Saint Martins in London in 2007. Throughout her career, she has won a number of awards for her film and photography works and participated in the 53rd Venice Biennale in 2009 as the featured artist at the UAE's first national pavilion. Gargash has participated in many group exhibitions locally but also internationally in Canada, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Japan and France.