Art Dubai Design Week 11-16 November looks good for those traveling and catching up on what's new.
THE BEST OF REGIONAL DESIGN AT DUBAI DESIGN WEEK
The fifth edition of Dubai Design Week will present its most varied showcase of regional creativity to date. Events, installations and experiences will form a vibrant display of talent and innovative design from the UAE and the wider region’s creative community. From installations featuring traditional design elements, landmark exhibitions profiling emerging talent, to the launch of Sharjah’s Architecture Triennial, November is the month for design and creativity.
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ABWAB: EASTERN PROVINCES OF KSA
Azaz Architects will produce the pavilion for the Eastern Provinces of Saudi Arabia, supported by Ithra. Woven palm fronds, a craft of the Eastern Provinces, will make up a suspended structure that visitors can move through.
Dubai Design Week has announced designer and researcher Ghassan Salameh as Guest Curator for the 2019 edition. He will be curating two exhibitions which will highlight the current climate of regional design.
With a spotlight on regional talent, Downtown Editions, Downtown Design’s fair section dedicated to limited-edition and bespoke design returns with a fresh selection of designers and studios exploring their culture and heritage through contemporary design.
Applications for the third annual Ithra Art Prize will close on 3 October. Saudi and Saudi-based contemporary artists and collectives are invited to submit proposals for the prize, which will see the winning artist awarded up to $100,000 to create a major new commission.
The Art Jameel Shop, home for all that’s current in contemporary art, design, architecture and culture, comes to Dubai Design Week this year, featuring hand-picked products and a curated books section.