Bulgari backs Dubai Culture’s talent

The Bulgari Contemporary Art Award is a new addition to the roster of opportuniites available to UAE-based artists. It’s not an open call, however, despite the promises that it will “support and inspire talents and empower them to be globally […]


DFF’s smart toys competition has a winner

Dubai Future Foundation’s Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution UAE (C4IR UAE) has named LuxAI the winner of its Smart Toys Competition. LuxAI, a spinoff from the University of Luxembourg, has a kid-sized bot named QTrobot that initially allows children […]


Student Design Challenge winners

Herman Miller has announced the three winners of its Resilient Student Design Challenge 2020, a competition for design undergrads it runs with the Interior Design Department at AUD. The brief was to design an efficient, versatile workstation for designers, architects […]


Xposure announces winners of Timothy Allen Award

Five winners has been selected from a record 1,600 entries for the Timothy Allen Photography Scholarship Award (TAPSA) at Sharjah’s Xposure International Photography Festival next year. The award, for travel and documentary photography, aims to highlight the work of lesser […]


Jameel Prize gets a design makeover

From its inception in 2009, the biennial Jameel Prize – organised by the V&A and Art Jameel to recognise the influence of Islamic tradition and visual culture – has been an award for art in mixed media; just about anything […]


CEBRA’s Al Hosn prayer hall wins at WAF

The Al Hosn site in the heart of Abu Dhabi has proved such a success both as in practical terms and as an example of balance and style in the built environment that it’s surprising it has not garnered more […]

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Ithra Art Prize winner: Fahad bin Naif

Fahad bin Naif has been named by the King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture (Ithra) and Art Dubai as the winner of the third Ithra Art Prize. The Prize aims to promote the work of Saudi contemporary artists “on a […]