Architecture

Beachside installation to honour charitable giving

It looks like urban Dubai will be getting a piece of monumental public art to honour the traditions of generosity in the Emirates, though it’s not immediately clear where or whe. Designed by architects OMA […]

Award

Special Awards by HIPA to Tim Flach, Tom Ang, Yousef Al Habshi

The Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum International Photography Award (HIPA) has announced the ‘special award’ recipients for its eighth season of competition. These go to “photographers that have contributed positively to photography as […]

Art

Getting geared up for Art Week

Art Week is back for its ninth edition, the region’s largest cultural festival that pivots on the somewhat specialised atmosphere of Art Dubai but extends its reach across three Emirates – Abu and Sharjah as […]

Festival

The practical side of LitFest

The Publishing Programme is one of the elements of the ongoing Emirates Airline Festival of Literature that doesn’t get enough attention: it’s also one of the features of LitFest that looks ripe for development. That’s […]

Festival

LitFest present and future: what Ahlam Bolooki thinks

Earlier this year the Emirates Literature Foundation announced two new senior appointments to the LitFest team: Jennifer Malton took on the role of Chief Operating Officer, and Ahlam Bolooki became the Festival Director in succession […]