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Tashkeel at Sikka Art Fair
17 March - 24 MarchFree
Tashkeel’s main contribution to this year’s Sikka Art Fair is its exhibition The House of Failure. It’s accompanied by a series of workshops and other sessions, all free and all at Tashkeel’s Al Fahidi house:
Fail Better! 17 March & 24 March: 4.30–8pm Join Hadil Moufti and Fabiola Chiminazzo to discover about the importance of process and layers in art-making. Suitable for 13 yrs+ and adults
Calligraphy Fun 18 March: 5pm, 6pm, 7pm The basics of Arabic calligraphy in 45-minute sessions with Ibraheem Khamayseh. Limited places, so pre-register at tashkeel.org
Ask Tashkeel 19 March: 4.30–8pm Drop in and meet the team, find out what Tashkeel can do for you!
Portfolio Reviews 20 March: 4.30–8pm Book an individual 20-minute session with artist/instructor Fatima Atallah; completed projects and works in progress are all welcome. Limited places, so pre-register at tashkeel.org
Kintsugi 21 March: 4.30–8pm Join Hessa Al Ajmani to piece back together with broken ceramics with glue and gold powder. Suitable for 13 yrs+ and adults. Limited places, so pre-register at tashkeel.org
Expressive Drawing 22 March: 11.15am, 12.15pm, 1.15pm, 2.15pm, 3.15pm Katie Venner-Woodbridge runs fun-filled 45-minute drawing workshops for children. Limited places, so pre-register at tashkeel.org
Construct & Create 22 March: 4.30–8pm Build and decorate your very own playbox with Salim Ahmed.
Featuring the Strikethrough: Craft Talk & Workshop for Writers and Artists 23 March: 12.30–2.30pm How do we work with gestures that allow change, revision, failure while keeping the work strong? Join Jill Magi to explore works by poets and artists where doubt, strikethrough and revision is central to the work itself. Suitable for adults. Limited places, so pre-register at tashkeel.org
Panel Discussion: The Artist & Failure 23 March: 4.30–6pm Join Flounder Lee, Fatima Atallah, Katie Venner-Woodbridge and other Tashkeel folk for a discussion on the necessity of failure and how it feeds artistic practice. Limited places, so pre-register at tashkeel.org