Lamya Gargash

*1982, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Lives and works in United Arab Emirates.

Lamya Hussain Gargash studied visual communications at the American University in Sharjah where she graduated in 2004. She has completed her Masters in Communication Design at the St. Martin's school of Art and Sesign in London. Her first experimental movie Wet Tiles was shown at many film festivals around the world and received several awards. Lamya Gargash has also participated in numerous photo exhibitions.

Wet Tiles

Wet Tiles / United Arab Emirates / 2003 / 8'20 / 4:3

A young woman who is seemingly being prepared for an arranged marriage. The use of dramatic camera angles, changes of film exposure and camera focus, all serve to express her inner state of agitation, but the story is more implied than spelled out.