ICD Brookfield Place has unveiled Hair Mapping Body, Body Mapping Land, an exhibition curated by Munira Al Sayegh and programmed by Alserkal Advisory.
Petra is familiar with the desert – and much of the landscapes of the Middle East and the rest of the world – since she has lived and worked in Berlin, New York, Paris and Rome before making Dubai her new home.
The exhibition presents more than 60 works spanning sculpture, prints, video, virtual reality, robotics and algorithmic programmes developed by more than 30 international artists.
The title of the show, from a quote of Frida Kahlo, stems from “Flower Power”, an informal counterculture movement of the late 1960s advocating peace and universal love, using the flower as a symbol.
As quilting remains a perennially popular hobby for people of all ages, the 2020 edition of the International Quilt Show Dubai is set to break records as the biggest event the region has ever seen, attracting crowds of up to 1,000 people each day.
She hacks systems of power with art, code and glitter and has manipulated Google, Facebook and even sought to re-programme the art world itself.
The result is a collection of 64 one-of-a-kind NFTs created through a collaboration of man and machine. From Strike to Stroke opened at the Galleria Mall in Doha, Qatar, on November 24, and runs until December 23.
The artworks, ranging from sculptures to videos, paintings, drawings, and found objects, were linked with NFTs minted on OpenSea — which dropped the night of the opening and remained available for the duration of the exhibition.
DAG’s exhibition consists of a large body of works, mostly by British artists, and crafts a story of the Mysore Wars between the East India Company and Tipu Sultan and his father Haider Ali.