10:52 / Ayyam Alserkal, to 29 Oct 2016

AYYAM GALLERY Alserkal Avenue Ayyam’s Alserkal show celebrates the tenth anniversary of its founding by highlighting all 52 artists who have had Ayyam solo shows in the past decade – hence the name. There’s painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, video, and [ … ]

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Outside in: the jamjar view

thejamjar is running a good-looking summer program of “conversations, thinking, and films about art outside of its traditional boxes, with an eye to the ways that arts practice and the art industry in Dubai are uniquely marked by this community [ … ]

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Downtown Design 2016: dates and details

“The Middle East’s only quality-driven design trade fair” (it says here) is due to return to d3 for its fourth edition during an expanded Dubai Design Week this October. Downtown Design is the brands-oriented counterpart to the purer design focus [ … ]


Dubai Opera: triumph of Hope?

Jasper Hope has the kind of seasoned, accomplished voice that wouldn’t sound bad in front of a microphone. Or maybe on the apron stage of a brand new opera house. He’s also a confident performer, which is probably one of [ … ]