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Art Dubai 2016: The Abraaj Group Art Prize

Madinat Jumeirah

16 Mar 201619 Mar 2016

Established by The Abraaj Group, a leading investor in growth markets, to support contemporary artists of the Middle East, North Africa, South Asia, The Abraaj Group Art Prize has invested in and given resources to artists to develop their practice by realising a unique project.

The prize reflects Abraaj’s own investment philosophy, which is to take viable businesses with great potential, and create regional and global champions.

The Abraaj Group is delighted to announce the curator, winning and shortlisted artists selected for the eighth prestigious Abraaj Group Art Prize – the most significant arts prize in the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia.

The winning artists will produce major new commission through a $100,000 award, which will then be revealed as part of a group exhibition at the tenth edition of Art Dubai, March 16-19, 2016. The exhibition, curated by the Guest Curator, also features works by three shortlisted artists, who each receive a cash prize of $10,000.

The Abraaj Group Art Prize 2016 Winning Artist:

  • Artist duo Basel Abbas and Ruanne Abou-Rahme

The Abraaj Group Art Prize 2016 Shortlisted Artists:

  • Dina Danish
  • Mahmoud Khaled
  • Basir Mahmood

 

  • Artist duo Basel Abbas and Ruanne Abou-Rahme Artist duo Basel Abbas and Ruanne Abou-Rahme

Related Artists

Curators

Nav Haq

Special Events

Destination: Dubai & Sharjah
Where: Meet at Gallery Hall 1 (Booth B14), Madinat Jumeira
Type: Guided Tour
Admission: RSVP

Led by Guest Curator Nav Haq, winning artist duo Basel Abbas and Ruanne Abou-Rahme and shortlisted artists Dina Danish, Mahmoud Khaled and Basir Mahmood.

Destination: Dubai & Sharjah
Where: Abraaj Group Art Prize Exhibition
Type: Guided Tour
Admission: RSVP

Led by Guest Curator Nav Haq, winning artist duo Basel Abbas and Ruanne Abou-Rahme and shortlisted artists Dina Danish, Mahmoud Khaled and Basir Mahmood.

Destination: Dubai & Sharjah
Where: Abraaj Group Art Prize Exhibition
Type: Guided Tour
Admission: RSVP

Led by Guest Curator Nav Haq, winning artist duo Basel Abbas and Ruanne Abou-Rahme and shortlisted artists Dina Danish, Mahmoud Khaled and Basir Mahmood.

Destination: Dubai & Sharjah
Where: Abraaj Group Art Prize Exhibition
Type: Guided Tour
Admission: RSVP

Led by Guest Curator Nav Haq, winning artist duo Basel Abbas and Ruanne Abou-Rahme and shortlisted artists Dina Danish, Mahmoud Khaled and Basir Mahmood.

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OPENING:
wed 1:00 pm - 9:30 pm; thu 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm; fri 2:00 pm - 9:30 pm; sat, sun, sun, sun 12:00 pm - 6:30 pm

ADMISSION:
One-Day Pass: 50 AED; Three-Day Pass: 80 AED; Children 18 years old and under, university students with valid ID are admitted free of charge.

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