Dubai Next: An Evening of Design & Dialogue

19 September '17 at 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

The Dubai Culture & Arts Authority cordially invites you to “An Evening of Design & Dialogue”


Join us for an interactive workshop and talk exploring the rich culture of Arabic contemporary art, design and calligraphy

Session 1: 18:00 – 19:30 – «Understanding Through Experimental Image-making»

A workshop that explores how we can utilise the process of design to break down stereotypes, build bridges, and allow it to create new collective narratives through experimental image-making.

Led by Salem Al-Qassimi

Salem is the founder and Principal of Fikra
and Assistant Professor of Design at American University of Sharjah.

Session 2: 20:00 – 21:00 – «Proportions»

This talk will take us through a journey to explore the subject of proportions starting from the human body to its fundamental relation to, and influence on, art and architecture

Led by Taha Al-Hiti

Taha is a renowned British-Iraqi Architect and Calligrapher, and the head of the International Association of Arabic Calligraphy and Islamic Illumination in the UK.

Admission is free with limited seats available. Registration essential here


Design Museum

Tower House 226 Cromwell Road Kensington London SW5 0SW


Dubai Culture & Arts Authority

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