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Mind the Gap: open call

We live in a world of gaps – cultural, creative, economic, educational, gender, generational, professional, and social. And that’s not even including the physical gaps between paving stones or apartment blocks. So we think ‘Mind the Gap’ is a great [ … ]

Art

Concrete comes to Alserkal

The first show in Concrete, the 600 sq m event venue designed by OMA for Alserkal Avenue, will be the highly topical Syria: Into the Light. The exhibition of modern and contemporary Syrian art is presented with the Atassi Foundation [ … ]

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Volunteer at LitFest

The Emirates Airline Festival of Literature relies on its volunteers to run smoothly, but volunteering also offers a unique opportunity to anyone who might be looking for hands-on experience in the event industry and/or literature enthusiasts (though to be fair [ … ]

Art

Online art: film poster auction

Artscoops, the fairly new Beirut-based online gallery specialising in MENA art, ran a live auction earlier this year featuring Arabic film posters. Now a second round is under way, with bids closing on 14 December. As before, there’s a fascinating [ … ]