E-Issue 01 –– AUH/DXB 
Summer/Fall 2020 
  1. Editor’s Note 
  2. What’s On in the UAE
  3. Pop(Corn): Hashel Al Lamki
  4. Tailoring in Abu Dhabi  
  5. Rapport: Dubai 
  6. Michael Rakowitz From the Diaspora
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    NYC Shirin Neshat In Conversation with Sophie Arni and Ev Zverev 
    PAR Hottest Spices: Michèle Lamy
    BER Slavs and Tatars: “Pulling a Thread to Undo The Sweater”
   AUH Abu Dhabi Is The New Calabasas
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    DXB Sa Tahanan Collective Redefines Home for Filipino Artists
   SHJ Sharjah Art Foundation Jets Ahead on the Flying Saucer
    AUH SEAF Cohort 7 at Warehouse 421 
    DXB 101 Strikes Again with Second Sale at Alserkal Avenue
    DXB Spotlight on Dubai Design Week 2020
    DXB Melehi’s Waves Complicate Waving Goodbye
    DXB Kanye Says Listen to the Kids: Youth Takeover at Jameel Arts Centre
    DAM Investigating the Catalogues of the National Museum of Damascus
    AUH Ogamdo: Crossing a Cultural Highway between Korea and the UAE
    TYO James Jarvis Presents Latest Collages at 3110NZ
    DXB Do You See Me How I See You?
    DXB Thaely Kicks Off Sustainable Sneakers
    AUH BAIT 15 Welcomes New Member Zuhoor Al Sayegh
    MIA a_part Gives Artists 36 Hours to React

    UAE Tawahadna Introduces MENA Artists to a Global Community
    LHR/CAI Alaa Hindia’s Jewelry Revives Egyptian Nostalgia
    DXB Taaboogah Infuses Comedy Into Khaleeji Menswear
    DXB Meet Tamila Kochkarova Behind ‘No Boys Allowed’
    DXB Alserkal Arts Foundation Presents Mohamed Melehi
    AUH/DXB 101 Pioneers Ethical and Curious Art Collecting
    AUH Sarah Almehairi Initiates Conversations
    DXB Augustine Paredes Taking Up Space
    LHR/MCT Hanan Sultan Rhymes Frankincense with Minimalism
    BEY GAD Map: Arts & Culture Relief for Beirut

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    3. When the Youth Takes Over: Reflecting on the 2020 Jameel Arts Centre Youth Takeover
   4. Young Curators in Tokyo: The Making of The 5th Floor
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Global Art Daily Editorial Board 2020-21


Sophie Arni

Founder, Editor-in-Chief
Sophie Arni founded Global Art Daily in 2015 while studying at NYU Abu Dhabi and has written exhibition reviews and conducted artist interviews ever since. Her experience in the arts includes interning at Sotheby's in London and Christie's in New York and curating exhibitions at the NYU Abu Dhabi Project Space and the Chinretsukan Gallery. Originally Swiss-Japanese, she was born in Geneva, Switzerland, and grew up between the Middle East, Africa, and Eastern Europe. She graduated with a B.A. in Art & Art History from NYU Abu Dhabi and with an MPhil in Arts Studies and Curatorial Practices from Tokyo University of the Arts. She is passionate about creating dialogues between different fields of the creative industries and between established art centers and peripheries.

Based in: Tochigi, Japan



Daniel H. Rey

Managing Editor
Daniel H. Rey is a Paraguayan-Colombian curator based in Abu Dhabi. A digital native and polyglot, he is interested in coolhunting, radio, and contemporary art. Daniel was trained in the visual and performing arts in Norway and the Emirates. He is part of the Jameel Youth Assembly in Dubai and has joined initiatives presented at the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi project, Warehouse421, and Abu Dhabi Art. Daniel graduated from NYU Abu Dhabi with a B.A. in Theater and Social Research/Public Policy. He advocates for artistic exchanges in the Global South. 

Based in: Abu Dhabi, UAE
Currently in: Dubai, UAE



Ashraf Mohiy

Editor
Ashraf Mohiy is a Swiss-Egyptian doctoral candidate at Columbia University, whose work centers around the emergence of ‘smart cities’ and ‘e-government.’ He has spent the past few years working as an exhibition planner for a Paris-based cultural consulting firm on a number of different museum projects centered around the MENA region. 

Based in: New York City, U.S.
Currently in: Cairo, Egypt



Ev Zverev

Editor
Ev Zverev is a Russian filmmaker and photographer based in New York City. He was trained in visual storytelling and graduated from NYU Abu Dhabi with a B.A. in Film and New Media. He also happens to be fluent in Russian, English, and Arabic. His short films include Toothbrush (2016), Monster (2015), and Aphasia (2015) which was shortlisted at the Abu Dhabi Science Imagine Festival (2016). Fun fact: ‘Ev’ in Japanese means artist-samurai and it is pronounced like EV-erything.

Based in: New York City, U.S. 
Currently in: Mexico City, Mexico


Global Art Daily Interns 2020-21


Amina Yahia

Graphic Design & Editorial Intern
Amina Yahia is an Egyptian visual artist and designer based in Abu Dhabi. Born and raised in Cairo, her artworks explore womanhood at large and recently focus on how Egyptian women are portrayed. A painter and illustrator by practice, Amina’s interests are now turning to filmmaking and art history. She has lately supported interior and graphic design projects across the MENA region and is currently a third-year student at NYU Abu Dhabi.

Based in: Abu Dhabi, UAE