Design award for Dubai Future Accelerators

Dubai Future Accelerators, the project-based co-working initiative of the Dubai Future Foundation, has been named as one of the winners of the international iF Design Award 2022. The iF Design Award is one of the biggest and best established competitions [ … ]

Arts Centre

The young are taking over (again)

One of the Jameel’s clever ideas has been to find a group of bright young artists, creators and other arts activists and hand over the arts centre’s programming to them for a while. This project – the Youth Takeover – [ … ]


Sharjah Architecture Triennial gets formalised

The Sharjah Architecture Triennial has been reconstituted as an official Foundation, under the commendably predictable name Sharjah Architecture Triennial Foundation (aka SATF). The Emiri Decree signed a couple of weeks ago by the Ruler of Sharjah, Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad [ … ]

Public art

A farewell to birds

Fatspatrol – Fathima Mohuiddin – is an artist that magpie has been following for a while now. She lives between Dubai and Toronto (“I’m still going back and forth seasonally, like a migratory bird”) and her practice is rooted in [ … ]