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
Presented in a series of new installations, these artists explore the very concept of environment - natural, artificial, virtual - and share a distinctly arch, speculative, conceptual practice, extrapolating imagined worlds within existing ones.
This exhibition takes viewers into the imagined worlds of four UAE-based artists: Areej Kaoud, Ayman Zedani, Jumairy, and Raja’a Khalid, who share a speculative practice, extrapolating imagined worlds within existing ones.