Abu Dhabi (Al Ittihad)
The University of Abu Dhabi Art Gallery in New York has revealed that it will host a variety of events to provide art lovers in the UAE with exceptional artistic experiences by the end of the year. The destination will host an exhibition of seven short films from across the region, judged by Emirati artist Hind Mezaina, on November 23, as part of the Gulf Modernity exhibition, which traces the history of early contemporary art movements in Arabia. bay.
The “Between the Bays” event also brings to light films from the region, often scarce in theaters. The films, subtitled in Arabic and English, address a variety of themes, including changing social landscapes, traditions, portrayal of individuals and groups, and social anxieties in satirical and imaginative dramas. The show will be followed by a dialogue session that will bring together actor Hain Mezaina and professor Alia Younes from New York University Abu Dhabi to discuss various topics such as forms of representation and forms of expression in cinema.
On the 27th of November and the closing day of the exhibition on the 11th of December, during Sunday family tours specially designed for young visitors, families will be able to experience the artworks from the “Modernity of the Gulf” exhibition in a fun and interactive way. . A variety of creative opportunities to enjoy the exhibition with families.
Project Space is a non-profit art gallery within the Art Center dedicated to hosting community projects in the city of Abu Dhabi, managed by the staff of NYU Abu Dhabi Art Gallery. It is set to host its final exhibition of the year on December 6, titled “Coin Operated: Exploring 1980s and 1990s Arcade Games,” an interactive exhibit showcasing classic video game memorabilia that can be enjoyed in a multiplayer booth. Or ride a disposable cab reminiscent of the 80s.
Many classic games from the 80s and graphic games with a modern twist can be experienced through the creations of John Bonner, who created most of the booths using used and recycled materials to provide visitors to the exhibition with a unique interactive gaming experience. The entire exhibition concept can be enjoyed in an environment inspired by 80s gaming, with unique scenes and tones handpicked by designers Stephen Doughty and Eric Martin.
Source: Al Ittihad
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