E-Issue 02 –– NYC Spring 2021
  1. Editor’s Note
  2. What’s On in NYC
  3. Pop(Corn): Zeid Jaouni
  4. You Can Take The Girl Out The City 
  5. Rapport: NYC
  6. Kindergarten Records Discuss The Future of Electronic Music
  7. Sole DXB Brings NY Hip-Hop To Abu Dhabi
  8. Wei Han Finds ‘Home’ In New York
  9. Vikram Divecha: Encounters and Negotiations

E-Issue 01 –– AUH/DXB Summer 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

E-01++ Fall/Winter 2020-21
    GRV MIA Anywhere Hosts First Virtual Exhibition of Female Chechen Artists    
    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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 OUT NOW GAD E-Issue 02, NYC, Spring 2021


E-Issue 02 NYC
Spring 2021



1. GAD E-Issue 02, NYC, Spring 2021. Cover Image: You Can Take The Girl Out Of The City by Blair Cannon and Christian Barberena. Photography by Allegra Messina. Model: Halimotu Shokunbi.


2. Sala Shaker, “What’s On in NYC” Image: Larry Cook, The Visiting Room #4, 2019. Digital photograph, 40 x 30 inches. Courtesy of the artist and MoMA PS1.


3. Daniel H. Rey and Sophie Arni, “Pop(Corn): Zeid Jaouni” Image: Zeid Jaouni in New York, 2020. Photo: Amal Flower Kay.


4. Blair Cannon and Christian Barberena, “YOU CAN TAKE THE GIRL OUT OF THE CITY” Image: Creative Direction and Styling: Blair Cannon. Photography: Allegra Messina. Model: Halimotu Shokunbi with The Lions La. Makeup: Taylour Chanel. Hair: Jordan Alex. 


5. GAD Editorial Board, “Rapport: NYC” Image: The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. "Up Broadway from Bowling Green, New York, N. Y., U. S. A.." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1850 - 1930. [cropped]


6. GAD Editorial Board, “Kindergarten Records Discuss The Future of Electronic Music” Image: Kindergarten Records at Elsewhere, Brooklyn. Photo: Raul Coto-Batres.


7. Larayb Abrar, “Sole DXB Brings NY Hip-Hop To Abu Dhabi” Photo: Contact High: A Visual History of Hip-Hop. December 15, 2020 - May 31, 2021. Manarat Al Saadiyat, Abu Dhabi. Installation views. Photo: Farel Bisotto.

8. GAD Editorial Board, “Wei Han Finds ‘Home’ In New York” Image: Graphics accompanying The Saints - Home music video, 2020. Graphic design by Wei Han.

9. Zeina Abedarbo, “Vikram Divecha: Encounters and Negotiations” Image: Vikram Divecha, Boulder with hole, Quarry yard, Fujairah. Research image. 2014. Courtesy of the artist.

E-Issue 01++ AUH/DXB
Fall/Winter 2020-21


Photo: Luisa Soipi, Issue 01, 2020. Image courtesy of MIA Anywhere and the artist.



What is my work about? Migration, memory, war, human rights, memories, dreams, death, women's rights.

- Asia Umarova


GRV MIA Anywhere Hosts First Virtual Exhibition of Female Chechen Artists
By Global Art Daily’s Editorial Board
Published on February 1st, 2021


Photo: Clementine Paradies, Absence of Commas and Apostrophes, 2020. Mixed media. Image courtesy of Sa Tahanan Collective and the artist.



20% of Dubai’s population is Filipino. That’s one-fifth of the population. Is that represented in the art and cultural spaces that we frequent? How is the distribution of that exposure?


- Anna Bernice


DXB Sa Tahanan Collective Redefines Home for Filipino Artists
Interview by Sophie Arni
Published on January 25, 2021 


Photo: The Flying Saucer, Sharjah, UAE, 2020. Image courtesy Sharjah Art Foundation



Formerly a French-inspired cafe and newsstand, then a supermarket and pharmacy, and finally a fast-food restaurant, the Flying Saucer now serves the Sharjah Art Foundation’s permanent inner-city art venue.




SHJ Sharjah Art Foundation Jets Ahead on the Flying Saucer
By Nada Ammagui
Published on December 9, 2020


Photo: Sara Ahli, Balloon Baggage, 2020. Latex balloons, plaster.  Photo by Sarah Daher.



A number of works in the show appear to interrogate the effect of architecture and space on the body.




AUH SEAF Cohort 7 at Warehouse 421
By Sarah Daher
Published on November 23, 2020


Photo: Talal Al Najjar, Tuwatam (Fairuz), 2020. 30.5 x 8 x 5 cm. Image courtesy of 101.



101’s second sale gives me the possibility to share my work directly with art collectors, the wider art market, and art communities in the Gulf and beyond.


- Talal Al Najjar



DXB 101 Strikes Again with Second Sale at Alserkal Avenue
By Global Art Daily Editorial Board
Published on November 21, 2020


Photo: Christopher Benton, How to Be at Rest, 2020. Courtesy of Dubai Design Week and the artist.



While these chairs lack sturdiness, they possess prized qualities in today’s world: adaptability and long life-cycles.





DXB Spotlight on Dubai Design Week 2020
By Sophie Arni
Published on November 19, 2020


Photo: New Waves: Mohamed Melehi and the Casablanca Art School Archives, Alserkal Arts Foundation.  Mustafa Aboubacker for Seeing Things. Courtesy of Alserkal Avenue.



An artist whose work I knew nothing about until September suddenly became one of my main sources of artistic, political, and cosmopolitan inquiry.





DXB Melehi’s Waves Complicate Waving Goodbye
By Daniel H. Rey
Published on November 16, 2020


Photo: Augustine Paredes, courtesy of Jameel Arts Centre. 



With the Youth Takeover, Jameel Arts Centre continues to affirm its position as an essential pillar for emerging artists in the UAE.




DXB Kanye Says Listen to the Kids: Youth Takeover at the Jameel Arts Centre
By Christopher Benton
Published on November 13, 2020





Photo: courtesy of Zamân Books & Curating




“How does the history of a museum emerge from texts that it itself produced?”


- Mathilde Ayoub









Photo: Maxime Crammate (Satwa 3000), Satwa 3000 Cafétéria, 2019.



All these works spoke of the nostalgia for the UAE that exists beyond the cosmopolitan us expats know.




DXB Do You See Me How I See You?
By Anna Bernice
Published on October 19, 2020


Photo: Dan Hobson, courtesy of Tawahadna.



I want to be part of the Arab entrepreneurial community that can recognize each other and realize how we can support each other.




UAE Tawahadna Introduces MENA Artists to a Global Community
Interview by Daniel H. Rey 
Published on September 14th, 2020




Photo: courtesy of BAIT 15.





“When like-minded people come together, it just works.”






AUH BAIT 15 Welcomes New Member Zuhoor Al Sayegh 
By Global Art Daily Editorial Board
Published on September 27th, 2020





Image courtesy of Taaboogah.





“We want to develop this industry so that the people who come after us could have a platform in which they can comfortably express themselves.” 






AUH Taaboogah Infuses Comedy into Khaleeji Menswear
By Global Art Daily’s Editorial Board
Published on September 7th, 2020





Image courtesy of Tamila Kochkarova and No Boys Allowed.





“Growing up in the fashion and art scene in the UAE, you realize how fresh and new it all is to this country. It makes you believe that anyone can be the first to do it.”






DXB Meet Tamila Kochkarova Behind ‘No Boys Allowed’
Interview by Global Art Daily’s Editorial Board
Published on September 4th, 2020





Hanan Sultan, Kumma Crown (2020). Copyright Hanan Sultan. Photo: Abeer Sultan.





“I find it extremely important to identify myself by my cultural background yet not be trapped by its traditions.” 






LHR/MCT Hanan Sultan Rhymes Frankincense with Minimalism
Interview by Sophie Arni
Published on August 23rd, 2020





Image courtesy of Augustine Paredes.





“I am proud to say that I am from the Philippines. I am proud that I am brown-skinned. I am proud of my roots. I am proud to speak English with an accent.”







DXB Augustine Paredes Taking Up Space
Interview by Daniel H Rey
Published on August 24th, 2020





Mohamed Khalid. Receipts - DHL, 2020. Mixed media on paper. Image courtesy of 101, Noor Al Thehli and Mohamed Khalid.



“We are trying to debunk the exclusivity of what contemporary art and art-buying insinuate.”






AUH 101 Pioneers Ethical and Curious Art Collecting

By Global Art Daily’s Editorial Board, in conversation with Munira Al Sayegh and Gaith Abdulla
Published on August 28th, 2020







BEY GAD Map: Arts & Culture Relief for Beirut
By Sarah Daher, Map by Global Art Daily’s Editorial Board 
Published on August 16th, 2020




E-Issue 01 AUH/DXB 
Summer 2020




1.
GAD E-Issue 01, AUH/DXB, Summer 2020. Cover Image: Hashel Al Lamki, ADNOC Gas Station (2019). Acrylic on canvas. Image courtesy of Warehouse421 and the artist.


2. Sala Shaker, “What’s On in the UAE” Image: Larissa Sansour, In Vitro (2019). Install shot at Jameel Arts Centre, Dubai. Photo by Brent Galotera


3. Daniel H Rey, “Pop(Corn): Hashel Al Lamki” Photo: Courtesy of the artist.


3. Daniel H Rey, “Pop(Corn): Hashel Al Lamki” Image: Hashel Al Lamki, Jabel Hafeet (2019). Acrylic on canvas. Image courtesy of Warehouse 421 and the artist.  


3. Daniel H Rey, “Pop(Corn): Hashel Al Lamki” Image: Hashel Al Lamki, Untitled (2015-2019). Glass bottle, light bulb, cotton, children's toy, 15 x 37cm. Image courtesy of Warehouse 421 and the artist.  



4. Sophie Arni, “Tailoring in Abu Dhabi” Image: GAD x abu dhabi F/W 2017 campaign shoot, Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi. Photo: Ev Zverev


4. Sophie Arni, “Tailoring in Abu Dhabi” Image: Al Omara Textiles inside Madinat Zayed Shopping Center. Photo: Sophie Arni


5. Editorial Board, “Rapport: Dubai” Image: Christopher Benton, Say No to Bachelors Thronging Residential Neighborhoods, 2019. Copyright Christopher Benton, courtesy of Christopher Benton and of Salama Bint Hamdan Al Nahyan Foundation.


5. Editorial Board, “Rapport: Dubai” Image: Christopher Benton, Ghetto Majlis, 2017. Copyright Christopher Benton, courtesy of Christopher Benton and SIKKA Art Fair.


5. Editorial Board, “Rapport: Dubai” Image: Dubai Airport, circa 1960s. Copyright: Abdulghafoor Al Qasim, courtesy of Akkasah: Center for Photography. AD-MC-031_ref75


5. Editorial Board, “Rapport: Dubai” Image: Man walking in Alserkal Avenue, Dubai, 2020. Photo: Rocio Avelino. Courtesy of Rocio Avelino.  


5. Editorial Board, “Rapport: Dubai” Image: Ashley Al Busmait in Alserkal Avenue, 2019. Fashion: Hessa Falasi. Courtesy of Ashley Al Busmait.


5. Editorial Board, “Rapport: Dubai” Image: Ashley Al Busmait in Alserkal Avenue, 2020. Photography: Saskia @the_profashional and @lensqueendubai, Stylist: Kim Barik @kimbarik. Courtesy of Ashley Al Busmait.  

5. Editorial Board, “Rapport: Dubai” Image: Alserkal Avenue at night. Courtesy of Alserkal Avenue. 


6. Daniel H Rey, “Michael Rakowitz From the Diaspora” Image: The invisible enemy should not exist, close-up. Photo: Dani H Rey
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