Art Fair

Reflection: a new arts festival for Sharjah

Sharjah has massive international cultural credibility already, with the Biennial, the museums, the Maraya Arts Centre, and the Sharjah Arts Foundation. But it seems that’s not enough: this December sees the arrival of “Sharjah’s first […]

Art

Artists for SB14

The next Sharjah Biennial – SB14, running 7 March to 10 June 2019 – will show just short of 90 artists from around the globe and more than 60 new commissions. There’s a very contemporary […]

Festival

Barzakh is back

The Arts Center at NYUAD continues to do a good job with its mini-Womad, the Barzakh Festival. There are only five bands and only two days, but whoever is doing the programming has booked some […]

Competition

Another Urban Arts Festival for Dubai

Curtin University Dubai, an Australian university with expat campuses in Malaysia, Singapore, and now Dubai, has just opened for business in International Academic City. It’s hoping to make some noise and also to brand itself […]