Art Dubai 2017: Dubai’s testimony to the growing art scene

If these were the medieval times, I would probably begin with a sentence much like, “the great winds of art are sweeping through the Middle East.” Even though, language has changed its nuances with time,…

Quoz Arts Fest by Alserkal Avenue

With a show of hands, tell us how many of you attended Quoz Art Fest in Alserkal Avenue last weekend? Ok now, with a show of hands, tell us how many of you wanted to go but…

New Chapter: Lateefa Bint Maktoum’s Solo Exhibition at Tashkeel, Dubai

In her first solo exhibition named ‘New Chapter,’ Lateefa Bint Maktoum, Founder and Director of Tashkeel, tells us of her journey of motherhood in its varying stages from the conception to birth, including all the…

Competition: Mind the Gap by Tashkeel

Mind the Gap by Tashkeel is still open for submissions!   What is it? It is organized by Tashkeel, Dubai. In Mind the Gap Tashkeel asks  artists,  chefs, dancers, performers, scientists, engineers, technologists and writers, to…

How to Navigate through #MEETD3 like a PRO

You have already read about #MeetD3, it is Dubai Design District’s annual community event, in other words an explosion of art, food, music and other cool things for the whole family.

Let your kids #MeetD3

You have taken them to the mall, Global Village, Dubai Water Canal, but they want more. Let the toddlers experience #MeetD3 happening right now at Dubai Design District. Introduce them to Art, music, installations and…

Exhibition: Untitled (2016-2017) by Farah Al Qasimi

An Al serkal Avenue Programming Commission Farah Al Qasimi is an Emirati artist and for this she explores the invisible labor of women in the cycle of creation and consumption, through the mediums of photography, performance and video. Developing…

Workshop: Assembly by Alserkal Avenue

Alserkal Avenue will run a week full of design and making called Assembly, from 23 – 29 October, in parallel with Dubai Design Week. The design-focused program will feature exhibitions and events that will highlight the…

Let Me Paint You A Picture

It’s a warm Tuesday in November, a local French restaurant introduces the artwork of one of the most important artists of the Downtown New York art movement. Someone whose artwork is currently valued more than contemporaries…

Did Someone Say Competition?

Every young art enthusiast worth his money has his eyes set on Japan; after all, why not? It is the epicenter of subcultures and all things cool. Remember, if it is cool in Japan, it…