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H72 Productions presents the Tony Award winning comedy play by Yasmina Reza. The play is adapted and directed by local director Gautam Goenka. The comedy revolves around the lives of 3 Mumbai based ...
#ThisIsNotABuffet, Alserkal Avenue, Dubai

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This Ramadan, Alserkal Avenue will host #ThisIsNotABuffet - a community-focused, pop-up iftar that celebrates togetherness and community spirit during the Holy Month..The event, which will take place...
The Sharjah Institute for Theatrical Arts in the UAE.  Courtesy of International Biennial Association

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The concept of the meeting focuses on the creative structure of periodic events and its social practice that challenges space and time in contemporary art. The fact that artists and curators move cont...
Tarlan Rafiee and Yashar Samimi Mofakham, 30 YEARS, 2014, Installation view, Photo by: Tarren Evans; courtesy of the artists and Jamm Art GalleryTarlan Rafiee and Yashar Samimi Mofakham, 30 YEARS, 2014, Installation view, Photo by: Tarren Evans; courtesy of the artists and Jamm Art Gallery

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Samimi Mofakham's and Rafiee's works complement each other in their quest for truth behind the violence, propaganda and patriarchy that exist in the Middle East. Having endured revolution, war and mul...
A Hard Day’s Night, A4 Space, Dubai 2016. Courtesy of Alserkal Avenue and Cinema Akil

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Alserkal Avenue and Cinema Akil present 'A Hard Day’s Night', a summer-long weekly film programme. “Man, unlike any other thing organic or inorganic in the universe, grows beyond his work, walk...

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A Korean puppet show without words suitable for the general public, ages 6 and up. A simple story that draws a parallel between the life of a boy and the growth of a tree. The event takes place at th...
Galleries Night 2014, ©Lindsay Kirkcaldy, 2014. Courtesy of Alserkal Avenue

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The Avenue brings dynamism to Dubai's arts community: the galleries are diverse, representing emerging, mid-career and established artists, in addition to hosting exhibitions, talks, panel discussions...
Photo credit: Eames: The Architect and the Painter (2011) documentary Dir: Jason Cohn, Bill Jersey

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Where We Dwell is the second iteration of Alserkal Avenue Programming’s film screenings series presented in collaboration with Cinema Akil. Developed to support Alserkal Avenue Programming’s 2015/...
Courtesy of Alserkal Avenue

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More than 20 galleries and cultural spaces along the Alserkal Avenue simultaneously open their doors to the public for an unveiling of new contemporary art exhibitions and events.
Galleries Night at Alserkal Avenue in Dubai

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More than 20 galleries and cultural spaces along the Alserkal Avenue simultaneously open their doors to the public for an unveiling of new contemporary art exhibitions and events.
Hale Tenger

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Galleries Night is when it all begins. A host of inaugural openings, art commissions and pop-up projects take place across Alserkal Avenue, with over 12 contemporary art galleries presenting their new...
© Photo: ACAW, Courtesy of Alserkal Avenue

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Across the Avenue, the galleries and creative concepts stay open late to discover their new art exhibitions. Exhibition Openings: Alserkal Residency Commission, Atassi Foundation, Ayyam Gallery, Ca...
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Alserkal Avenue presents Galleries Night on 16 November 2015, when the creative community will gather for the unveiling of contemporary art exhibitions and events to mark the opening of the 2016-17 a...
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Alserkal Avenue presents November Opening Week, when the creative community will gather for the unveiling of contemporary art exhibitions and events to mark the opening of the 2016-17 arts season.
Reign of Fundamentalists and Other Arab Modernisms by George Arbid and Bernard Khoury. Credit Bahrian Authority for Culture and Antiquities

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Inspired by the Avenue’s central position within the growing arts community in Dubai, the year’s Programme will critically examine expanding concepts of community and belonging taking shape in ...
Amit Tandon. Courtesy of The Junction

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Amit Tandon is known as 'The married guy' of stand up comedy. After 2 kids and one marriage, he realized it couldn't get any worse and took to comedy! With over 20 million video views and 1000 shows a...
Yazan Khalili, Colour Correction - Camp Series, 2007-2010. Courtesy of the artist

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The installation, which is open throughout the duration of Art Dubai 2015, is located on the Madinat Jumeirah's Fort Island. The work is themed around the concept of past futures, questioning ideas o...
ArtBus

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As in previous years, the ArtBus will follow three daily routes across Dubai in the major art hubs: Al Quoz, Jumeirah/Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood, and DIFC/Downtown. During the Dubai Art Wee...
Artbus 2014, Photo credits: Grace Guino

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ArtintheCity is an umbrella project that unites art and culture in the MENA region through a comprehensive website, the ArtMap listings publication, the ArtBus, public arts initiatives and design proj...
Gate Village, DIFC, Dubai

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Along with new exhibition openings, the evening combines art, design, music and cuisine in a contemporary urban environment that includes special events such as film screenings, live art performan...
Art Galleries Night. Courtesy of DIFC; Gate Village, DIFC, Dubai

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DIFC galleries host a new edition of Art Nights at Gate Village on Monday, 14 March. Along with new exhibition openings, the evening combines art, design, music and cuisine in a contemporary urban en...
Fully Booked, Photo by Helga Traxler

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In conjunction with Dubai Art Week, Alserkal Avenue hosts a varied programme of exhibitions, commissions, artist talks, screenings along with a series of guest projects. The contemporary art gal...
Courtesy of Creekside

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Surrounding the beautiful scenery of Creekside, affordable art pieces ranging between 1AED to 10,000 AED. ART/MUSIC/FOOD For more information: rania@brownbook.me
ArtBus Dubai

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The ArtBus offers guided tours through Dubai’s arts and culture scene, with three daily routes which cover the galleries and art spaces in Dubai’s major art hubs: Al Quoz, Downtown Dubai/DIFC/d3, ...
Alserkal Avenue

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Throughout Art Week, talks with exhibiting artists and curators will be taking place across the avenue. Don't miss your chance to hear insight from speakers such as Michelangelo Pistoletto, Marc Quinn...
Smarin-nap Bar Installation - Dunes & Play Yet collections

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Antidote, art & design platform announces Artroom, edition II. Artroom is a unique concept in Dubai, inviting the audience to discover an ephemeral art and design collection in an infor...

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Shantala is the child of East and West. She grew up in a world filled with dance and music, initiated at a tender age by her mother, dancer Savitry Nair. Deeply moved and inspired by Master Vempati Ch...
Ceramic Tile Header. Courtesy of 1971 Design Space.

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1971-Design Space, The Flag Island, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates This Workshop is based on tile making and decoration. Participants learn to make decorative tiles with relief and carving technique...
Cinema Akil

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The Film Screening Program of Cinema Akil "Work In Progress" captures the moment in the developing story of bringing an arthouse cinema to the heart of Al Quoz, dealing with the topic of "work" which ...
Cinema Akil

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Cinema Akil presents a series of screenings and events to join in Alserkal Avenue. Every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday the film screening program in collaboration with Alserkal Avenue "Where We Dw...
Courtesy of Art Sawa

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The Creatives! Art Show is an excellent place for local, regional and international artists, both emerging and established, designers and galleries to meet a wealth of new buyers, showcase and sell wo...
Rem Koolhaas. Courtesy of Alserkal Avenue.

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On the occasion of Dubai Art Week 2017, The Yard at Alserkal Avenue hosts a talk by the world renowned architect and founder of Dutch architectural firm, OMA (Office for Metropolitan Architecture) Rem...
Courtesy of Dubai Design District

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d3 Design Weekend is an open-to-all event that aims to engage and inspire Dubai's residents and visitors showcasing some of the most unique, creative and innovative artists and designers from around t...
Art Galleries Night. Courtesy of DIFC; Gate Village, DIFC, Dubai

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DIFC hosts a new edition of Art Nights in the Gate Village on Monday, 13 March. Under the theme ‘Art Fresco’ and brought to you by Gate Avenue at DIFC, the first Art Nights of the year will sho...
DIFC

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Under the theme "Bridging the Gap", the event takes place on Monday, March 19th from 7pm to 10pm coinciding with Dubai Art Week. DIFC is acting as the ‘Cultural Partner’ for this season in line w...
DIFC Art Nights

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Featuring a unique fusion of art, culture and entertainment, DIFC Art Nights will transport you into a world of creativity and inspiration, presenting work by emerging and established artists from aro...
Art Galleries Night. Courtesy of DIFC

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DIFC galleries host a new edition of Art Nights at Gate Village on Monday, 9 November from 7-10pm. Along with new exhibition openings, the evening combines art, design, music and cuisine in a contempo...
Downtown Design 2016, Dubai

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Downtown Design is held under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice Chairman, Dubai Culture & Arts Authority. Downtown Design is the only platform...
Courtesy of Sharbassy and Dubai Design Week

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Dubai Design Week puts design firmly on the map this October, returning for its second edition with more than 150 design-led events across the city over 6 days. Throughout Dubai Design Week, a divers...
Courtesy of Dubai Design Week

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The inaugural Dubai Design Week will not only turn the city into a week-long showcase of ground-breaking design, but will also be underpinned by a diverse 6-day programme of talks, hands-on workshops ...
Emergeast

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An auction with an urban twist, the event offers first-time buyers, young collectors and art enthusiasts the opportunity to bid on and purchase contemporary original artworks by the Middle East's risi...
Courtesy of Alserkal Avenue

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The contemporary art galleries on the Avenue will open their new shows during Galleries Day.  
Galleries Night. Courtesy of Alserkal Avenue

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Galleries Night is a coordinated evening of exhibitions, artist commissions and pop-up projects taking place across Alserkal Avenue. The contemporary art galleries within the Avenue will open their...
Photo by Gabriela Maj. Courtesy of GPP and the artist

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The 17th edition of GPP Slidefest takes place on Tuesday 10 November from 7pm at the American University in Dubai's auditorium. GPP Slidefest is an evening of inspiring photography presentations by ...
Banksy: The desert of the now: From Bristol to Dismaland

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An informal chance to learn about and discuss five of the greatest works of   modern western art history, including their techniques, innovations and historical importance.
Photo By Sara Lando

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The annual GPP event features a host of hands-on photography workshops, practical seminars and exhibitions, as well as an expo showcasing all of the latest and greatest photography gear, exclusive off...
HIPA Award Ceremony

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In its fifth edition and four categories, the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum International Photography Award (HIPA) continues to be a magnet for thousands of innovative photographers from a...
Courtesy of HIPA

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The Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum International Photography Award (HIPA) is an independent award established in 2011 in Dubai in order to encourage and spread the culture of photography ac...
Majlis Talk, Alserkal Avenue

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On the occasion of Art Week at Alserkal Avenue, from March 18–23, 2019, the Majlis Talks series also return, with a programme of panels with artists and curators from the region and beyond. Maj...
Courtesy of Alserkal Avenue

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The Art Week at Alserkal Avenue programme is complemented by an engaging series of Majlis talks, where artists, curators, and cultural practitioners gather to discuss their work. 21 MARCH 11AM - 1...
Luc PIcard, "Les Rois Mongols" Photo Philippe Bosse / Courtesy Echo Media 2016

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On the occasion of Dubai Art Week, Cinema Akil's March programme is enriched by special initiatives including the movies "Capernaüm", the winner of the Cannes Jury Prize, Palme d'Or contender and Os...
Mawadah Muhtasib

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The artist of the month, the talented Mawadah Muhtasib (known as OdOd) will be conducting workshops at thejamjar about the art of Arabic Script in graffiti (calligraffiti). This March thej...
Mahmoud Bakhshi, Engaged Artist, 2010, Canvas panels and fabric, 100 x 180c; Courtesy of the artist and Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac

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Established in 2004, MOP Foundation promotes Iranian art and culture to a wider audience outside of Iran, and strives to make a notable contribution to its long-term advancement worldwide. This is acc...
Nja Mahdaoui; Courtesy of the artist

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Informal talk and book signing with the artist, in presence of the authors Venetia Porter, curator of the Islamic Collections at the British Museum; Martina Corgnati, Italian Contemporary Art spec...
Ori-gen. Courtesy of Alserkal Avenue

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caravan is pleased to present ORI-GEN, a design performance conceived especially for Dubai Design Week. Hosted by thejamjar in partnership with Alserkal Avenue in E46, the production weaves body gestu...
out|side part 2, TheJamjar, Dubai 2016.

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The Jamjar presents out|side part 2, a program of conversations, thinking, and films about art outside of its traditional boxes, with an eye to the ways that arts practice and the art industry in Duba...
Umashankar, Shanti Yagya; Courtesy of the artist

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Umashankar and the Earchaeologists a collective comprised of Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Nida Ghouse and Umashankar Manthravadi, embarks on a two-year 'acoustic archaeology' commission with Art Dubai, lookin...
Quoz Arts Fest at Alserkal Avenue

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Alserkal Avenue- the hub for arts & creativity presents the fourth edition of the Quoz Arts Fest, the first and only arts fest of its kind in the UAE. Quoz Arts Fest is a celebration of the Ar...
RCA Dubai

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Back by popular demand, RCA Secret Dubai – Dubai’s edition of the Royal College of Art’s anonymous art exhibition and sale – returns to Art Dubai this year and is held in partnership with Als...
Yu Li, "Assembly", Design Products, Courtesy of RCA

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On the occasion of Dubai Design Week, from November 13-17, 2018, twelve innovative projects by Royal College of Art graduates have been selected to participate to the Global Grad Show. Chosen between ...
Courtesy of Alserkal Avenue

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A series of Saturday gallery tours that will introduce the public to current exhibitions on the Avenue, provide more information on artists and their works, and meet the gallerists and their teams. ...
Courtesy of the artist and the 56th Venice Biennale.

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Darkness seems to isolate us from the world, but it also has a magical presence in reality, which releases us from all anguish. When the light is out in a cinema you become independent from your surro...
Courtesy of Sharjah Art Foundation

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During SB12 buses leave Sharjah Art Museum every Saturday at 11am to visit offsite installations of Hassan Khan in the Flying Saucer, and to Kalba Ice Factory for Adrian Villar Rojas's work. Buses als...
Palestinian women refugees embroidering, 2017. Courtesy of 81 Designs.

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On the occasion of the "11th edition of Art Dubai", 81 Designs, co-founded by Nesrine El-Tibi Maalouf and Nadine Y Maalouf in 2015, created with the desire and compassion to use art as a social enterp...
Summer Soirée at Leila Heller Gallery Dubai

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Leila Heller Gallery, Dubai cordially invites you to a summer soirée. Cool down with cocktails and view the summer exhibitions.
Sam Bardaouil and Till Fellrath

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On Thursday March 19, at Julius Baer Lounge, there is the presentation of the book Summer, Autumn, Winter and Spring - Conversations with Artists from the Arab World. The curators Sam Bardaouil and ...
Hussein Al-Mohasen, Closed for Prayer Time, 2014

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This February the Al Fahidi Neighbours are collaborating to showcase the gem that is The Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood to all who are interested in the Heritage, Art and Culture of the UAE. Origi...
Naomi Campbell, PalmSprings,1989 and Kate Moss in Torn Veil, Marrakech, 1993 © Albert Watson

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Sensory journey dedicated to photography and music aficionados alike. Sculptural speakers made of limestone couple with a Devialet amplifier to provide the perfect audiocompanion to your visual journ...
Courtesy of thejamjar DIY

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thejamjar DIY (Do it Yourself) Painting Studio brings art alive in a relaxed environment, providing a platform for you to unleash your creativity with an unlimited supply of paint on canvas. The s...

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"Via Sophiatown" combines pantsula dancing, a sort of non-acrobatic but demanding hip-hop (due to its speed), tap-dancing, stepping (a tap-dancing style similar to American time step) and gumboot danc...
Abdul Qader Al Rais. Workshop at Maraya Art Centre.

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In this workshop students can experiment with colors, designs and patterns as they create a watercolor painting in the style of Abdul Qader Al Rais (landscape and architectural scenes painter inspired...
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