Art & Culture

Humanae by Angelica Dass Exhibition

Humanae by Angélica Dass

It has been nearly two weeks since I saw Humanae by Angélica Dass and I have not been able to stop thinking about it. As Dass says in her Ted Talk – (I’m paraphrasing here) we are all put in our little boxes; firstly with the labelling of our skin…

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No White Walls, Abu Dhabi

The Chocolate Gallery Corridor at the Fairmont Bab Al Bahr, Abu Dhabi is beautiful. Bathed in light, with the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque as a stunning backdrop, it is hardly surprising that No White Walls host their annual art show there. “We are passionate about raising awareness of locally-based artists,…

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Departure by Xavier Mascaró at Warehouse 421 in Abu Dhabi

Departure at Warehouse421

Good art will capture your imagination and make you think.  The best art will make you reflect on real life events without shoving them down your throat. It’s a delicate balance and something that I often struggle with, but  Xavier Mascaró has hit the nail on the head with Departure.  A…

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Seydou Keïta Exhibition Leila Heller Gallery Dubai

Seydou Keïta at Leila Heller Gallery

If you were going to have your photograph taken for the first time, how would you want to look? What would you want the world to see?  How would you want future generations of your family to remember you? That’s a lot of pressure right?  And something that seems quite…

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