Dubai’s rapidly developing art landscape is evident. The local art community growing at a pace faster than the ever-changing skyline. This section explores the art scenario in Dubai not from an art connoisseur’s eyes, just a mere observer and appreciator of art. Here, you will see what is new and exciting on the art scene. Interviews with emerging artists, artists visiting Dubai to display their work, the newest art gallery on the horizon and more.

Indian Artist Rouble Nagi in Dubai

Indian Artist Rouble Nagi in Dubai

Award-winning Indian artist and mural designer, Rouble Nagi was in Dubai last week to display her art collection “Strokes of Strength”, comprising of sixty multimedia art exhibits The one-day, invite only exhibition was for the media and special attendees. Watch … Read more

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Hafiz Rancajale talks about his movie, ‘Behind the Flickering Light’ at DIFF 2013

Hafiz Rancajale talks about his movie, ‘Behind the Flickering Light’ at DIFF 2013

Hafiz Rancajale talks about his movie, ‘Behind the Flickering Light‘ at DIFF 2013:

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Katiyabaaz – at DIFF 2013

Katiyabaaz – at DIFF 2013

Watch the Directos of ‘Katiyabaaz‘ talk to DIAF:

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GriGris shows at DIFF 2013

GriGris shows at DIFF 2013

Mahamat-Saleh Haroun, Director, GriGris, came to DIFF 2013 to showcase his movie. Watch him talk about his critically acclaimed film:

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Moments in Time by Emirati photographer, Alia Rashid Al Shamsi

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Alia Rashid Al Shamsi, an up-and-coming Emirati photographer, has created Moments in Time – a photography exhibition inspired by weddings in the region. Alia’s photographs represent the perspective of the bride and capture key moments of a local wedding – … Read more

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The Arcadian Apparel

The Arcadian Apparel

The launch of Arcadian Apparel, the city’s homegrown T-shirt website was an arty affair at the Empty Quarter Art Gallery in DIFC. It aims to promote and sell wearable art. Co-founder of Arcadian Apparel, Peter Davos, and his Emirati friend, Salem … Read more

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The Downtown Design Project, Dubai

The Downtown Design Project, Dubai

Art Dubai and Design Days Dubai is set to launch its first international design trade fair in Dubai called, Downtown Design. The show will be held at the custom-built location, ‘The Venue, Downtown Dubai,’ at the base of Burj Khalifa, … Read more

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SMCCU’s hospitable gesture to DIAF

SMCCU’s hospitable gesture to DIAF

Few good things in life come without a price tag, and even if they do, they seem priceless experiences that can be cherished forever. Our visit to SMCCU (Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding) was one of those experiences that … Read more

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Gurukul Dubai

Gurukul Dubai

The whole time I was editing this video, I felt a severe repentance for not sharing this experience of mine with you, sooner. Getting caught up with the ‘it’ events doesn’t seem like a excuse, now, for not adding this … Read more

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Paul Smith evening in Dubai

Paul Smith evening in Dubai

Mariam Yakan, artist and participant at the Paul Smith Art evening held recently at The Archive, Safa Park, spoke to us: The event was essentially about three artists who are inspired by Sir Paul, with their live art stations.

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