Sarah Abu Abdallah: For the First Time in a Long Time

    Sarah Abu Abdallah: For the First Time in a Long Time

    December 17 marks the public opening of ‘For the First Time in a Long Time’ by artist Sarah Abu Abdallah from 6pm, followed by a conversation with Kuwait based artist and writer Abdullah Al Mutairi on her visual arts and writing practice at 7pm

    Palestine Hosting Society

    Palestine Hosting Society

    In her first public talk in the UAE, Mirna Bamieh, the artist behind Palestine Hosting Society, takes Jameel Arts Centre audiences through a journey of how this project came together, and her approach in investigating and unearthing of traditional Palestinian cuisine

    Watertight: A Guided Tour of Jebel Ali Village

    Watertight: A Guided Tour of Jebel Ali Village

    Join a guided tour of Jebel Ali Village on Saturday, December 6, 3-5:30pm with Art Jameel’s researcher and writer in residence Nadia Christidi, exploring how to see and read water supply and infrastructures in the city of Dubai

    Histories of Abstraction in the Arab World

    Histories of Abstraction in the Arab World

    Join the conversation on 'Taking Shape: Abstraction from the Arab World, 1950s–1980s', an exhibition of abstract art drawn from the collection of the UAE-based Barjeel Art Foundation

    Jaddaf Aloud!

    Jaddaf Aloud!

    December 13: Marking the first year of Jameel Arts Centre, Dubai’s contemporary art institution, Jaddaf Aloud! is a new festival, designed to bring together the community in a celebration of homegrown creative talent.

    Hassan Khan: Composition for a Public Park

    Hassan Khan: Composition for a Public Park

    A musical artwork written to be experienced by moving through space, Composition for a Public Park is a large-scale, multi-lingual musical artwork by artist and musician Hassan Khan, featuring multi-channel music and spoken narrative

    Artist’s Rooms: Prabhakar Pachpute

    Artist’s Rooms: Prabhakar Pachpute

    Pachpute’s Artist’s Room focuses on Indian farmers’ campaigns for land rights and survival, and how the farmers use their bodies in performative ways during the act of protesting