Abu Dhabi - Event

Wednesdays at the Warehouse

Warehouse421

08 Feb 201717 May 2017

“Wednesdays at the Warehouse” is a curated program of activities and events designed to create new opportunities for community participation in the arts and culture, including workshops, film screenings, performances and panel discussions, all held on Wednesdays at Warehouse421.
The project aims to support emerging artists and cultural practitioners and contribute to the enrichment of the local arts scene in the United Arab Emirates.
The latest program features a mix of engaging talks and hands-on workshops inspired by the exhibitions on show at Warehouse421.
All Wednesdays at the Warehouse events are free and open to the public, but is recommended to register in advance to avoid disappointment.

Talks
The Talks includes a behind-the-scenes look at “Emirati Adornment: Tangible and Intangible” (the third Lest We Forget exhibition) and “Bayn: the In-Between”, featuring some of the creative minds behind these stunning exhibitions.

Workshops
The Workshops invites participants to learn about and experiment with different forms of tangible and intangible adornment, including patterned textiles, the use of Henna, and the power of perfumes to evoke memories.

Film Screenings
The Film Screenings features contemporary Arab Cinema showcasing the works of talented directors from across the Middle East and North Africa in partnership with Cinema Akil.

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Special Events

Destination: Abu Dhabi
Where: Warehouse421
Type: Talk
Admission: Free

An inside look at the new Lest We Forget exhibition: “Emirati Adornment: Tangible and Intangible Expressions”
Speakers: Dr. Aisha Bilkhair, Dr. Michele Bambling Moderated by: Nick Leech

Destination: Abu Dhabi
Where: Warehouse421
Type: Film Screening
Admission: Free

Central Market (2014)
Directed by: Saleh Nass
Bahrain
PG, Drama, Arabic, 10 mins

El Clásico (2015)
Directed by: Halkawt Mustafa
Iraq, UAE, Norway
PG, Comedy / Drama, Arabic / Kurdish, 97 mins
(In collaboration with Cinema Akil)

Destination: Abu Dhabi
Where: Warehouse421
Type: Talk
Admission: Free

Just Between Us: An Inside Look at “Bayn: the In-Between”
Speakers: Munira Al Sayegh, Saif Mhaisen, Nasser Alzayani and Hatem Hatem
Moderated by: Kevin Jones

Destination: Abu Dhabi
Where: Warehouse421
Type: Film Screening
Admission: Free

We Are Just Fine Like This (2016)
Directed by: Mehdi M. Barsaoui
Tunisia
PG, Fiction / Short, Arabic, 19 mins
A Present From The Past (2015)
Directed by: Kawthar Younis
Egypt
PG, Documentary, Arabic, 80 mins
(In collaboration with Cinema Akil)

Destination: Abu Dhabi
Where: Warehouse421
Type: Workshop
Admission: Free

Scents and Sensibility
The Fragrances and Memories of the UAE
Instructor: Mona Haddad, Artist
Age group: Family

Destination: Abu Dhabi
Where: Warehouse421
Type: Film Screening
Admission: Free

L’é Chappée (2016)
Directed by: Hamid Saïdji & Jonathan Mason
Algeria
PG, Drama / Short, Arabic / Italian / Franch, 20 mins
Lights of Rome (2016)
Directed by: Ali Khaled
UAE, Brazil
Documentary / Sport, G, Arabic, 72 mins
(In collaboration with Cinema Akil)

Destination: Abu Dhabi
Where: Warehouse421
Type: Workshop
Admission: Free

Skin Deep Designs
The Evolution and Practice of Henna Design
Instructor: Ahmed Mohamed, Alumnus, SEAF
Age group: Family

Destination: Abu Dhabi
Where: Warehouse421
Type: Workshop
Admission: Free

Everyday Patterns
Working with Textiles and Design
Instructor: Tima Ouzden, Editor-in-Chief of Gazette, Alumna, SEAF Age group: Family

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Contacts & Details

OPENING:
tue, wed, thu, fri, sat, sun 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

CLOSING DAYS:
mon

ADMISSION:
Free

OWNER/DIRECTOR:
Al Nahyan Salama bint Hamdan


M: hello@warehouse421.ae W: Warehouse421
ADDRESS:
Mina Zayed Abu Dhabi, UAE