Wed, 14 Jun|
A Day In Dubai
Jameel Art Centre Exhibitions Tour Mohammed Bin Rashid Library Tour
Date & Time
14 Jun 2023, 10:30 – 16:00
Dubai, Jaddaf Waterfront - Jaddaf Waterfront - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
ABOUT THE EVENT
Jameel Art Centre
Guided tour of the exhibitions on show
Tsuyoshi Hisakado: A Polite Existence.
Inspired by the laws of physics and mathematics, Tsuyoshi Hisakado's multi-form practice questions the order of space, time, and other invisible forces that inform and shape our everyday lives. In his first exhibition in the Middle East, Hisakado showcases his conceptual works that use a variety of techniques and materials.
Tsuyoshi Hisakdo is one of Japan's leading contemporary artists. His work has been featured in various exhibitions, including the 58th Venice Biennale, Hawai'i Triennial 2022, and Aichi Triennale 2016.
Curated by Anna Bernice Delos Reyes and Yu Iseki.
Jameel Prize: Poetry to Politics.
The Jameel Prize is a triennial award for contemporary art and design inspired by Islamic tradition. This iteration of the Prize is focused on design. Jameel Prize: Poetry to Politics presents the work of eight designers from India, Iran, Lebanon, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, the UAE and the UK.
With Golnar Adili, Hadeyeh Badri, Kallol Datta, Farah Fayyad, Ajlan Gharem (winner), Sofia Karim, Jana Traboulsi, Bushra Waqas Khan.
12PM Lunch at Tieble at Jameel Art Centre
Mohammed Bin Rashid Library
Guided tour featuring the Treasures of the library and more..
The Mohammed Bin Rashid Library (MBR) opened to the public on June 16, 2022
The design of the library is inspired by the shape of a lectern. The main features of this library will be a conference centre, exhibition spaces, a children's library, a bookshop on the ground floor, reading halls, service areas, a business library, and training halls.
The Treasures of the Library permanent exhibition on the Seventh Floor, displays a fascinating collection of rare and old books, atlases, and manuscripts dating back to the 13th century. The collection includes unique copies of the Holy Quran, early print editions of literary classics and Latin translations of scholarly works from the Islamic Golden Age.