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Roshanak Aminelahi | Gordafarid

Best of Dubai | Selections explores the most interesting and inspiring exhibitions set to grace Dubai’s galleries this autumn Roshanak Aminelahi | Gordafarid Ayyam Gallery September 13 to October 28 We all need something to inspire us. For Roshanak Aminelahi, an Iranian artist who has lived and worked in Dubai for over a decade, that […]

Good Face and Incurable Flaws | Carbon 12

Best of Dubai Selections explores the most interesting and inspiring exhibitions set to grace Dubai’s galleries this autumn Good Face and Incurable Flaws Carbon 12 September 13 to October 31 Throughout history, artists have wrestled with the challenging task of representing a sitter: not just reproducing their physical attributes but giving an impression of their […]

Ramin Haerizadeh | Gallery Isabelle Van Den Eynde

Best of Dubai Selections explores the most interesting and inspiring exhibitions set to grace Dubai’s galleries this autumn Ramin Haerizadeh To Be or Not To Be, That Is the Question. And Though, It Troubles the Digestion* Gallery Isabelle Van Den Eynde September 13 to November 2 It’s unfair to say that it feels strange to […]

Mohannad Orabi | Ripples

Best of Dubai | Selections explores the most interesting and inspiring exhibitions set to grace Dubai’s galleries this autumn Mohannad Orabi | Ripples Ayyam Gallery September 13 to October 26 Mohannad Orabi is one of Ayyam Gallery’s most treasured artists, part of the ten-strong Shabab Ayyam group of painters who have been supported and mentored […]

Iran from the Inside Out | Gohar Dashti

Selections talks to six talented female photographers from the Arab world and Iran whose work spans the gulf between East and West, transcending language and culture to tell universal stories Each of the six women interviewed in this issue deals with this in their own way, some choosing to address the gulf between East and […]

Reclaiming Women’s Bodies | Sama Alshaibi

Selections talks to six talented female photographers from the Arab world and Iran whose work spans the gulf between East and West, transcending language and culture to tell universal stories Each of the six women interviewed in this issue deals with this in their own way, some choosing to address the gulf between East and […]

Theatre of the Absurd

Best of Dubai | Selections explores the most interesting and inspiring exhibitions set to grace Dubai’s galleries this autumn Theatre of the Absurd Green Art Gallery September 13 to October 28 Green Art Gallery launches the new season with an ambitious group exhibition of artworks by five female artists in their mid to late thirties. […]

The Beauty of Growing Up | Rania Matar

Selections talks to six talented female photographers from the Arab world and Iran whose work spans the gulf between East and West, transcending language and culture to tell universal stories Rania Matar, a Lebanese-American photographer, explains how her relationship with her two daughters led to a fascination with girls and women growing up and navigating […]

Jerusalem Dissected at the Palestinian Museum

The inaugural exhibition at the Palestinian Museum in Birzeit explores Jerusalem in all its complexity and contradictions When the Palestinian Museum opened in May 2016, its inauguration was characterised by empty rooms and silent halls. Fifteen months on, its first exhibition features the work of 48 artists from Palestine and elsewhere, exploring contemporary Jerusalem. Curated […]

Pouran Jinchi | The Line of March

Best of Dubai | Selections explores the most interesting and inspiring exhibitions set to grace Dubai’s galleries this autumn Pouran Jinchi | The Line of March The Third Line October 13 to October 21 There is nothing spontaneous about the art of Pouran Jinchi. Rigorous research, meticulous detail, precise technique: these are qualities of her […]