In Cinemas in the UAE, Emirati artist Ammar Al Attar explores cultural practices around film, such as the weekly family ritual of attending the cinema, or the posters that exhibitors use to promote films for diverse audiences, offering us a glimpse into the history of film culture and theatrical film exhibition.
Learn about the exhibition Cinemas in the UAE
In conjunction with the Film and Visual Media in the Gulf: Images, Infrastructures, and Institutions: Connecting Africa, the Middle East, South Asia, and the World – a conference convened by Alia Yunis and Dale Hudson October 28th–30th, 2018, at the NYUAD Institute
October 21st – November 5th, 2018
Open to the public
Curated by Hashel Al Lamki and featuring the latest work by artist Almaha Jaralla, this exhibition recounts the recent history of the Arabian Peninsula through the observation of collective memories of indigenous people and their relocation within the region.
The Flow of Stillness is a solo exhibition that takes audiences on a journey in nature. Artist Mahmood Al Daoud finds inspiration in nature in all of his works, and ever since moving to the UAE, he has been taken by the UAE’s unique environment.
Allow Me Not to Explain is a solo exhibition that grew out of the artist’s struggle to explain what her work is about.