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Sharjah International Book Fair

1 November
Expo Centre Sharjah Sharjah,
Free

The 36th edition of Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) runs from 1-11 November at Expo Centre Sharjah. The organisers say it has developed into the third largest book fair in the world, attracting thousands of publishers, authors and illustrators – as well as “millions” of visitors. This year’s ‘Country of Honour’ is the UK, and […]

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LAST CHANCE Stephane Dessaint: Splish Splash Forever

1 November
The Empty Quarter, Gate Village, Bldg 02, DIFC
Dubai,United Arab Emirates
Free

Stephane Dessaint is a self-taught photographer, currently based in Ibiza, who likes to photography beautiful beaches. He shoots at 1pm, sometimes from the helicopter and sometimes from buildings; “somehow he always finds a good angle, which gives the photos this shadeless look” says the blurb.

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Kate Toledo: The Portuguese Collection

1 November
ProArt Gallery, Palm Strip Shopping Mall
Dubai,United Arab Emirates
Free

Dubai based artist Kate Toledo has more than a dozen canvases and three silk scarves in her fourth solo exhibition, a tribute to Portugal’s 17th and 18th century ceramics and antiquities and a reflection of the artist's second home in Lisbon. The work represents the artist's own interpretation of 17th century Pombal tiles and faiança […]

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Faisal Samra: Distorted Reality

1 November
Ayyam Gallery DIFC Dubai,United Arab Emirates
Free

This solo exhibition by multidisciplinary artist Faisal Samra presents photographic works of a series of performances by the artist. In these works, Samra's identity is concealed by intricate costumes, head coverings, and other objects; he is shown struggling to break free, and the camera documents the sequence of actions, which are improvised and executed against […]

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8.00 am

Zaman Muallaq (Suspended Time)

1 November @ 8.00 am - 5.00 pm
The Yard, Alserkal Avenue Dubai,United Arab Emirates

A collection of short films by nine Palestinian filmmakers, Suspended Time was conceived as a way to understand the status quo of image production 20 years after the signing of the Oslo Accords in 1993. Presented in collaboration with the Victoria and Albert Museum, Cinema Akil and Reel Palestine, as part of the While We […]

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6.30 pm

Jill Magi: Portable Horizons

1 November @ 6.30 pm - 9.30 pm
Tashkeel House 10, Al Fahidi Dubai,United Arab Emirates
Free

Solo exhibition by writer, artist, and NYU Abu Dhabi educator Jill Magi exploring “textility" – repetitive patterning instead of focal point, scene, narrative, background and foreground. It includes paintings, fabric works, experimental embroideries, sculpture, and poetry. Said Magi: "While making this work, I had the Al Fahidi house in mind, with its intense, small rooms […]

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7.00 pm

Research Studio: Annotations – Interdisciplinary practices of the early 80s, UAE

1 November @ 7.00 pm - 9.00 pm
Project Space Art Jameel, Alserkal Avenue
Dubai,
Free

Through Annotations, the Research Studio of Project Space Art Jameel aims to actively engage with material that documents the UAE’s cultural histories – reproduced images, essays, observations and summaries. In bringing the interview to life and adding to it, this Studio explores alternative research methodologies for ‘thinking in public’ and working with nonlinear history-writing and […]

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Habby Khalil: Raya&Sakina – Sisters without Mercy

1 November @ 7.00 pm - 9.00 pm
The Empty Quarter, Gate Village, Bldg 02, DIFC
Dubai,United Arab Emirates
Free

Habby Khalil’s first solo show in Dubai is a photographic meditation on the rich cultural history of Alexandria in the first half of the 20th century – pivoting on the notorious case of two sisters who are considered Egypt's most infamous female serial killers. Raya and Sakina were executed in 1921 (the first death sentence in modern […]

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