• Youth Assembly Takeover

Jameel Arts Centre’s Youth Assembly invites you to the first Centre-wide takeover. The Youth Takeover started at 4pm with tours of the Jameel and continued with panel discussions, workshops, the reveal of multiple digital, audio visual and art interventions, performances, food and music by UAE-based creatives.


Contributors invited by the Youth Assembly:

Sarah Al Agroobi, Sarah Al Ahli, Christopher Benton, Malak Elghuel, Zlatan Filipovic, Rakan Ghresi, Eman AlHashemi, Jumairy, Asma Khoury, Engy Mahdy, Sarah Almehairi, Mohammad Mhaisen, Noor AlMulla and Mariam Al Zayani.

Art Interventions guide:

Young creatives with an interest in art, architecture, design, culture, technology, media, literature and the future are particularly encouraged to stay in touch via [email protected] for news and updates regarding the programme.

Spanning November 2018 to April 2019, this pilot Jameel Arts Centre Youth Assembly developed dedicated initiatives relating to the interests of its members and their peers in the creative community.

The event featured UAE-based food pop-ups and was open to the public.

Takeover programme:

4:00 – 4:30pm        Tours of the Jameel
(Meeting point: Welcome Desk)

4:45 – 6:00pm        Youth Assembly panel discussion
(Sahaab, 2nd floor)

6.00 – 7.30pm        The Youth Takeover art interventions tour
(Meeting point: Welcome Desk)

6.00pm Performance by Shaikha Al Ketbi
(Arabian garden)

6.30pm Performance by Jenan Ismail
(Galleries staircase, ground floor)

6.45pm Live drawing by Dina Tawil (Lobby)

7.00 – 8.00pm       Imagining A New Arts Landscape
(Jameel Library, registration required via link above)

7.00 – 9.00pm       Music by Jumairy
(Project Space)