Latifa bint Mohammed inaugurates the seventh edition of the exhibition

"Art of the World Dubai" .. Artistic works and experiences available to all

  • Latifa bint Mohammed during her tour of the exhibition, which will continue until April 10.

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Her Highness Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, President of the Culture and Arts Authority in Dubai, Dubai Culture, inaugurated yesterday the activities of the seventh edition of the World Art Exhibition Dubai, the leading exhibition in the Middle East region, which offers artistic creations at reasonable prices, amidst demand A large number of prominent stakeholders and artistic personalities, locally, regionally and internationally, which is being held at the Dubai World Trade Center.

This year's edition of the exhibition, which will run until April 10, is witnessing the participation of more than 250 artists and galleries from 27 countries, while adhering to strict preventive measures, in the interest of the safety and health of participants and visitors.

On the first day, visitors will have an appointment with more than 2000 objects of various genres, from mixed media and photography to sculpture, graffiti and digital art.

The exhibition also features dedicated pavilions ideal for the public to showcase a number of works on various topics, such as fashion, music, dance and sustainability.

Trixie Luh Mirmand, Executive Vice President of Exhibitions and Events Management at Dubai World Trade Center, said: “This year's edition of the World Art Fair Dubai covers a wide variety of areas, and is committed to implementing strict safety measures throughout, ensuring a great experience for visitors of all ages. After the great success of last year's edition, the World Art Exhibition Dubai continues to attract wide popularity, and we look forward to receiving visitors from all over the world, within a safe environment that highlights Dubai's pioneering role in the field of arts and international events. ”

Designated Zones

The Urban Art Exhibition Dubai - the space dedicated to graffiti and street art coordinated by Lewis Wright from the Vandalist Art Gallery in London - attracted great interest from visitors on the first day of the exhibition, thanks to the impressive live art sessions presented by the most prominent local and international artists, including They include Maddy Batcher, Fink 22, and Pure Eiffel.

On the other hand, the Urban Art Exhibition Dubai is hosting a strong competition to win a free exhibition space in next year's edition of the exhibition.

The Theater of Digital Art succeeded in dazzling the visitors by presenting two amazing visual experiences, under the title “From Monet to Kandinsky and the Impressionists”. A handcrafted wearable artwork by Dubai-based designer, Samar Raafat.

Various workshops

The workshop corner offers visitors who wish to enhance their artistic skills and create their own artwork the opportunity to participate in a series of workshops run by the most prominent experts in the sector, while maintaining social distancing measures.

While the weekend will feature a range of exciting activities such as knife painting, presented by Artes Gallery from Dubai, a children's drawing session with a virtual Artezaar art gallery, and Nikon photography sessions for adults and children.

Valentina Alekseevna, the Dubai-based artist in charge of running the workshops, said: “For the third year, I collaborate with the World Art Gallery Dubai to provide art sessions, and I am particularly excited to present wreath-making workshops and teach painting, and during the workshops I make sure to provide participants with detailed directions. To allow them to create the most beautiful pieces of art with different skills.

In order to highlight the emerging talents in the field of pottery making, the Dubai Culture and Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) is organizing an exhibition of pottery artifacts for young and old artists from citizens and residents of the UAE. The exhibition will present the works of young artists who have learned the art of pottery making at Al Jalila Center for Child Culture. , And create pieces that are distinguished by standards of craftsmanship, technology and innovation.

The Al Jalila Cultural Center for Children also holds two evening workshops, today and tomorrow, to teach children the basics of making ceramics and pottery, where participants learn about materials and methods of making ceramic pieces and how to transform them into creative forms, depending on their imaginations.

Safety standards

The activities of the World Art Fair Dubai 2021 take into account the strict application of all health and safety measures recommended by the concerned authorities, as the Dubai World Trade Center has succeeded in proving its ability to provide an environment characterized by the best levels of safety for hosting direct commercial events and organizing global exhibitions.

• 2,000 pieces of art from more than 27 countries.

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