Moroccan researcher Mohamed Zoubairi is among the winners of the Sharjah Prize for plastic arts criticism.
The management of this 12th edition clarified on Wednesday that during this cultural competition organized under the sign “The distance between plastic arts and scenography”, Zoubairi was classified in second place thanks to his work entitled “Plastic arts and scenography, of the ‘support for identification’.
Iraqi researcher Kazem Nouir won first prize for his work “Approaches between scenography and plastic arts”, while Tunisian Bourhan Ben Aribia came third for his research “Relation of modern and contemporary arts with scenography: form and concept in the experience of contextual creativity ”.
At a ceremony in honor of the laureates, which took place in the presence of a host of Arab critics, the Secretary-General of the Sharjah Prize for Fine Arts Criticism, Muhammad Ibrahim Al Qasir, said that since its launch in 2008, the prize has been able to establish a new era in criticism of Arab plastic art, noting that it has occupied for more than ten years a preponderant place in the promotion of the visual concept, on the one hand, and the support of Arab criticism of the other.
The prize aims to support research related to the visual and aesthetic arts in the Arab world, thanks to its uniqueness embodied in the research it presents and the artistic awareness it promotes in the region, he said. added.