Over the past five decades, Ave, who is an established artist himself, has assembled a collection formed by personal history, friendship, sensibility and circumstance.
The biennale will highlight the art of calligraphy, its beauty, and its role in enhancing communication between cultures.
The event served as a reminder that festival of light is only few weeks away and Dubai is all geared up to celebrate it.
In real-time, each visitor’s unique heart rhythm will be visualised through hypnotic patterns and meditative shapes displayed across a dynamic LED canvas, shifting to reflect a new guest’s energy.
The live drawing segment was an innovative idea unveiled by the ALC, first put forward at Al Ain Book Festival 2023 and then implemented at ADBF.
She has produced high-quality travel videos, showcasing destinations, attractions and cultural experiences, besides conducting in-depth food reviews and capturing the culinary diversity and flavours of different regions.
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.
Inaugurated in April by Noura Al Kaabi, UAE Minister of Culture and Youth, the exhibition saw 277,203 visitors, making it the most visited show produced by the National Pavilion UAE at La Biennale di Venezia to date.
A pioneering initiative that advances new and cutting edge art practices from South Asia and beyond, the collaboration between the two organisations provides a unique opportunity to witness path-breaking curatorial directions in the field of contemporary art within the subcontinent.