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A neighbour installation by Mohammed Kazem.

Mr Art Collector in Leila Heller Gallery

The cARTel is having a pop-up of clothes, accessories and more at A4 Space. Stop to browse the next time you come in to grab a bite or coffee.

The mornings are the best time to come and work at Nadi Al Quoz. The atmosphere is peaceful, the juice is freshly squeezed and the mind works better. Come down to work, play or relax. Everyday 10am – 7pm.

Rachid Koraichi exhibition at Elmarsa Gallery.
Alserkal Avenue Galleries Night 16 November 2015 photography by Tara Atkinson.

This lovely work by artist Jeff Scofield, who’s currently doing an artist residency at thejamjar, caught our eye. This woven book explores the boundary between storytelling and illustration, by re-defining old books with drawings woven into the pages that force the viewer to reassess the meaning of printed publications.

Check out Salsali Private Museum‘s collaboration with Iwan Maktabi, Dubai’s 3rd generation carpet connoisseurs and Hossein Rezvani, the designer who is revolutionising the Persian carpet industry. The museum will present the ‘Persia Reinvented’ collection and will also bring to light Rezvani’s latest coloration ‘Heriz Majorelle’. It was part of the Assembly program….!

FN Designs‘s exhibition ‘Byahe’ – a Filipino word for Travel by design studio Ape Creative brings to life the forgotten craft of hand painted lettering on signage. The exhibition, part of Assembly, opens on 23 October at 6pm.

Alserkal Avenue – the region’s foremost arts hub – was established in 2007 to encourage and support the regions burgeoning contemporary art scene. Situated in Dubai’s industrial quarter, the Avenue is a cluster of architect-designed warehouses. It is home to interspersed public spaces that bring together collaborators from diverse artistic disciplines; encouraging open dialogue, sharing of ideas and a collaborative work ethic that can see these creative ideas come to life.

Initially a group of 20 warehouses, the addition of their 2015 expansion has welcomed several new galleries and creative businesses. Spread across 500,000 square feet, they house numerous galleries of international repute, dynamic art spaces, and homegrown cultural initiatives. These include not-for-profit artists’ studios, residency programmes, project spaces, concept stores, black box theatre, independent cinema, outdoor event facilities and community-led cultural initiatives, as well as unique food and beverage outlets.Alserkal Avenue are an arts

Alserkal Avenue are an arts organisation platform via which regional artists and art initiatives can reach a wider, international audience.

As a neighbourhood, Alserkal Avenue brings dynamism to Dubai’s arts community- the galleries are diverse, representing emerging mid-career and established artists. They accommodate exhibitions, talks, panel discussions, Young Collector’s Auctions and community-based festivals that celebrate the arts, food and creativity. The mission is always to expand the horizons and provide the opportunity to discover different forms of creative expression, uncover new perspectives and learn more about different cultures.

 

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