The visiting hours of the Museum are between 12:00 and 20:00 on January 31 – April 26, 2020.

The Jameel Prize 2009

“The Jameel Prize 2009” exhibition of Victoria & Albert Museum in London, organised by Sabancı University Sakıp Sabancı Museum (SSM), opened its doors on November 11, 2010. The Prize, which is given to contemporary artists and designers who are inspired by the Islamic art and culture, aims to raise awareness of the thriving interaction between contemporary practice and the rich artistic heritage of Islam, and to contribute to a broader debate about Islamic culture. The inaugural prize was won by New York-based Iranian-born artist Afruz Amighi for her submission, 1001 Pages (2008), and will be shown alongside works by the 8 shortlisted artists and designers. The Jameel Prize 2009, which was an exhibition of contemporary art and design inspired by Islamic tradition lasted until January 9, 2011.

Seher Shah Jihad Pop Progression 4 - Interior Courtyard 1 Graphite on paper 2006 Courtesy of the artist and Bose Pacia Gallery, New York

Seher Shah Black Cube Series II - Untitled 8 Graphite and gouache on paper 2007 Courtesy of the artist and Bose Pacia Gallery, New York

Sevan Bıçakçı Umut Kapisi (Gate of Hope) Gold, silver, diamonds, rock crystal, carved and painted 2007 Courtesy of the designer © V&A

Sevan Bıçakçı Saray Burnu (Seraglio Point) Gold, silver, diamonds, aquamarine, carved and painted micromosaic 2005 Courtesy of the designer © V&A

Sevan Bıçakçı Süleymaniye Gold, silver, diamonds, citrine, carved and painted 2008 Courtesy of the designer © V&A

Camille Zakharia Markings II Photomontage on rag paper 2008 Collection of the artist

Reza Abedini Musulmanes, Musulmans Digital print on paper 2004 Courtesy of the designer

Reza Abedini Reve de Sable (Dreams of Dust) Silkscreen on paper 2003 Courtesy of the designer

Reza Abedini Badaneh (Body) Silkscreen 2004 Courtesy of the designer

Sevan Bıçakçı Köşk (Pavilion) Gold, silver, diamonds, lemon topaz, carved and painted, porcelain 2006 Courtesy of the designer © V&A

Sevan Bıçakçı Surname (Book of Festivals) Gold, silver, diamonds, moonstone, carved and painted 2008 Courtesy of the designer © V&A

Sevan Bıçakçı Surname (Book of Festivals) Gold, silver, diamonds, moonstone, carved and painted 2008 Courtesy of the designer © V&A

Seher Shah Black Cube Series II - Untitled 11 Graphite and gouache on paper 2008 Courtesy of Jahnvi and Jean-Marc Dameron Nandan

Susan Hefuna Ana (I) Wood and ink 2006 Courtesy of the Trustees of the British Museum

Camille Zakharia Pages from Division Lines Artists book 2004/6 Collection of the artist

Khosrow Hassanzadeh Ya Ali Madad series Acrylic and silkscreen on canvas 2008 Courtesy of the artist

Reza Abedini IAF Offset on paper 2007 Courtesy of the designer

Hassan Hajjaj Le Salon Mixed media installation 2009 (detail) © V&A

Hassan Hajjaj Le Salon Mixed media installation 2009 (detail) © V&A

Hassan Hajjaj Le Salon Mixed media installation 2009 © V&A

Khosrow Hassanzadeh Ya Ali Madad series Acrylic and silkscreen on canvas 2008 Courtesy of the artist

Afruz Amighi 1001 Pages Woven plastic sheeting 2008 (detail) © V&A

A Photographic Journey 1996 2010 - Camille Zakharia

Artist's Talk: 7 January 2011 / 16.30 hrs Venue: SSM Gallery Conference Hall

In his first public presentation in Istanbul, Camille ZAKHARIA walked the audience through a captivating visual journey, discussing major projects completed in the last 15 years, reflecting on issues related to sense of self and belonging. The conference was an inspiring talk for arts enthusiast by a leading contemporary photographer from the Middle East. For more information about the artist:http://www.camillezakharia.com/

The language of the conference will be English. There will be simultaneous translation into Turkish.