Quickie micro-grants from new Art Jameel open call

Art Jameel has moved with impressive speed to put together a rapid-response programme offering micro-grants to local working artists. Artists, writers, curators and researchers based in the Middle East and North Africa can apply for the Art Jameel Research and […]


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 […]


Open Call: d3’s Design 100

Dubai Design District has announced its Design for Good programme, seeking to “support and promote social change in the UAE through the design community”. Two projects will be rolled out in 2018. One has already been commissioned, a collaboration between […]

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Open Call: research writing for Jameel Arts Centre

Art Jameel is ramping up its presence in Dubai ahead of the much-anticipated 11 November opening of the Jameel Arts Centre on Dubai Creek. One example is the appointment of a communications team in the form of Ciara Phillips as […]


Open Call: Urban Pixels photography competition

Meraas, the Dubai-based property company responsible for many of the sexier developments along the city’s coastal strip, has opened the fourth edition of its Urban Pixels photography competition. The competition runs from 19 April to 10 May, is open to […]

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Open Call: d3’s Top Innovation Room Competition

As part of the programming for UAE Innovation Month, d3 has launched a Top Innovation Room Competition – submit images of one or more rooms that embody the idea of  ‘innovation’, whether this be through the design or through the […]