Gulf film gets a voice

The third GCC Film Festival is coming to the UAE, with screenings at Novo Cinemas in Abu Dhabi Mall between 16 and 20 October. The event – first held in Doha in 2012, with the […]


Riyadh renaissance?

Saudi Design Week opens 5 Oct with its official invitation-only preview, followed by a busy four days. So does the conservative Kingdom feel ready to push the boundaries of expression in the name of art […]

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Alserkal does design

Alserkal Avenue has put together a week of exhibitions and programmes that spotlight the designers and makers behind the best in design (it’s always good to be ambitious) under the name Assembly. It runs in […]

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Sharjah Biennial programme unveiled

Sharjah Biennial is spreading its wings. SB13 will now unfold in five sections across the year from October 2016, encompassing the main exhibitions and a public programme in two acts in Sharjah and Beirut; a […]


Res Artis comes to Tehran

The first Res Artis Meeting in the Middle East runs from 21-25 Nov in Tehran under the title “Roots and Routes: Challenges and Opportunities of Connectivity”. Through panels, workshops and roundtable discussions, the meeting will […]