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DIFC Art Nights: Open Call


DEADLINE 26 February 2024
Call for submissions for work to be exhibited in open air at DIFC on 7-8 March

  • 17th edition of DIFC Art Nights (7-8 March) invites submissions
  • Categories:
    – Visual Arts
    – Painting
    – Sculpture
    – Photography
    – Murals
    – Mixed Media
    – Interactive Workshops
    – Art Films
    – Panel Talks
    – Music
    – Culinary Art
  • Submit a portfolio with images, details of each piece, personal profile
  • Original proposals only – no political or religious themes
  • DIFC alone decides on placement
  • DIFC will provide location, power supply, and marketing support only – no assistance with installation, setup or teardown. Artists are responsible for providing adequate floor protection, cable trunking, power distribution boards, etc. Mandatory pre-event meeting for selected artists to discuss setup and logistics details
  • Setup 10pm to 6am before the event
  • Artists must have insurance coverage for all artworks; DIFC will not be liable for any loss or damage during the event
  • Queries to artnights@difc.ae
  • No entry fee
  • None stated
  • Opportunity to exhibit in public at DIFC