Begum’s work will explore the interaction of light, colour and form in dialogue with OMA’s Concrete, responding to the building’s architectural conversation with light and form, captured in its minimalist lines.
The 4-day art event will conclude on March 12. It is the region’s largest contemporary art fair; it has returned with more than 4,000 artworks.
The event is part of Dubai’s ongoing digital transformation initiative, which aims to boost the city’s artistic and creative landscape and reinforce its position as a global hub for cultural innovation.
Many of her works reflect the energy she feels at a certain moment in time. It literally spills onto the canvas. She started her career as an artist in Russia, but, as she proudly points out, lives and paints in Dubai now.
It mesmerised audiences of all ages as it took them on a fantastical journey through countless literary worlds plucked from the top shelf of the childhood bookcase, including that of Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, Snow White, Aladdin, Puss in Boots, The Three Musketeers, and similar others.
The exhibition identifies key moments from Alghanem’s two decade-plus career as an artist, poet, and filmmaker and looks beyond the metaphoric film reel, focusing one frame at a time.
Dubai based artist Art Noor is an abstract expressionist painter, focusing on spiritual subjects such as the names of Allah, and Verses of Love by Rumi. He has practiced his art while being based in the UAE since 2002.
A multiple award winner who lets the accolades sit lightly on her – she has been a winner in the Abstract Art Category of Global Art Awards 2018 at FIVE Palm Jumeriah, among others - she says her paintings “embody fearlessness, aggression through an impressionistic style”.
The new committee members include artist Lawrence Abu Hamdan; curator and researcher Maya El Khalil; architect and urbanist Rupali Gupte; and social scientist, author and professor, Shandana Khan Mohmand.