24 February 2024
All Day

Lala Rukh: In the Round

Al Mureijah Art Spaces Al Mureijah Square, Sharjah

The first major survey of the late artist, feminist organiser and pedagogue Lala Rukh brings together more than 50 drawings, prints, photographs, videos and animation works from across her three-decade practice. The artist captured the diverse rhythms of lunar movements, [ ... ]

Free

Henok Melkamzer: Telsem Symbols and Imagery

Sharjah Art Museum Sharjah

With more than 100 works, many on view for the first time, this exhibition is the largest solo presentation by telsem artist Henok Melkamzer. Traditionally termed a healing or talisman art, telsem is a distinctive Ethiopian art form that incorporates [ ... ]

Free

Olivier Souffrant: In Plain Sight

Zidoun-Bossuyt Gallery 796 Jumeirah Street, Dubai

In his work, the NY-based Haitian artist references both African American masters such as Romare Bearden, Jacob Lawrence, and Jean-Michel Basquiat and European painters like Botticelli, Van Gogh, and Picasso. Souffrant uses everyday materials such as magazines, online publications, computers, [ ... ]

Free

Ahmad Moualla: Combustions

Fann à Porter The Workshop, Villa 45, St. 23b, off Al Wasl Road (opposite Box Park), Jumeirah 2, Dubai

The Syrian artist's first solo exhibition with this gallery (and his first show in eight years) is a series of new works on paper created in 2023. Considered one of the pioneers of modernism and expressionism in Syria, Moualla was [ ... ]

Free

Echoes of Infinite: Poetry’s Visual Symphony

Farjam Foundation Unit GF-97 Gate Avenue, DIFC, Dubai

The Farjam Foundation isn’t a particularly activity gallery, but it does have access to an excellent private collection that spans early Islam to present-day artistic practice across regional geographies and beyond. So when it puts on a show of selected [ ... ]

Free

Zhivago Duncan: The Rare But Known Phenomenon

Meem Gallery Umm Suqeim Rd, Dubai

It's a pleasure to find an artist who is prepared to expand on their principles, and to do with Zhivago Duncan's level of articulation. "Within this new collection," writes Duncan, "I have endeavoured to distill the complexity of ideas and [ ... ]