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Comment: 18 July 2024

This week’s editorial musings Capital jazz Abu Dhabi has been selected as ‘Global Host’ for the 2025 edition of International Jazz Day (run by UNESCO, celebrated each year on 30 April). We’re promised that “the celebration in this cosmopolitan city [ … ]

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Comment: 4 July 2024

This week’s editorial musings Now read on This year’s Abu Dhabi International Book Fair had more than 200,000 visitors. Some were polled as they left, and the organisers report a 97% visitor satisfaction rate – up 5% on 2023. Which kinda begs [ … ]

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Comment: 27 June 2024

This week’s editorial musings Abu Dhabi Art en route to Kerala Two of Abu Dhabi Art’s 2023 exhibitions, Beyond Emerging Artists (work by Almaha Jaralla, Samo Shalaby, and Latifa Saeed, all last seen at the Venice Biennale) and Gateway: Maqam (Hashel Al Lamki) are [ … ]

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Comment: 20 June 2024

This week’s editorial musings Swiss cheers Art Basel’s 2024 edition seems to have been a pretty successful event. Despite fears of a much discussed ‘market correction’, overall attendance clocked in at 91,000 and the post-show press release talks of “a [ … ]