Age of You is an exhibition about how the self has become more extreme, and what it means to be an individual today. Curated by Shumon Basar, Douglas Coupland and Hans Ulrich Obrist, with graphic design by Daly & Lyon, it includes over 70 visual contributors from the worlds of art, design, filmmaking, photography, performance and electronic music.
Starting January 14, the spring iteration of Jameel Art Centre’s Library Circles showcases the collection of David Hirsch, an avid collector and librarian for more than 30 years; the display maps comic book, graphic novel and manga practices across the Arab world from 1956 to the present day.
A compelling episodic story of a young woman trapped in a vast library, appealing for all ages, 17-year Cicada is an ode to reading, designed to create new pathways to books and expand on the idea of a bibliography.
A group of upcoming composers have spent time at Jameel Arts Centre through 2020; last month, working with local musicians, they recorded in the galleries, beside the particular works of art that inspired their new pieces of original music.
Looking to gift friends and family in the UAE this December? The expanded Art Jameel Shop Online features more than 500 original creative objects and resources by local and regional artists and designers plus a broad range of books by independent publishers.
Pre-booking is required to access Jameel Library. To utilise the collection and resources, please book your two-hour slot online to avoid disappointment given limited capacity.
Corona Virus: A curious guide for courageous kids is the first bilingual (Arabic/English) free guide published in light of the current challenges we face with the COVID-19 virus