Gulf film gets a voice

The third GCC Film Festival is coming to the UAE, with screenings at Novo Cinemas in Abu Dhabi Mall between 16 and 20 October. The event – first held in Doha in 2012, with the only other edition in Kuwait [ … ]


Riyadh renaissance?

Saudi Design Week opens 5 Oct with its official invitation-only preview, followed by a busy four days. So does the conservative Kingdom feel ready to push the boundaries of expression in the name of art and humanitarian effort? The third [ … ]

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Alserkal does design

Alserkal Avenue has put together a week of exhibitions and programmes that spotlight the designers and makers behind the best in design (it’s always good to be ambitious) under the name Assembly. It runs in conjunction with Dubai Design Week, [ … ]

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Sharjah Biennial programme unveiled

Sharjah Biennial is spreading its wings. SB13 will now unfold in five sections across the year from October 2016, encompassing the main exhibitions and a public programme in two acts in Sharjah and Beirut; a year-long educational programme in Sharjah; [ … ]