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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    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

E-Issues Info
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    2. Mission & Schedule

    3. Editorial Board
    4. Contributors

GAD Talk Series ––
    1. What is GAD? 2015 to Now
    2. Where is GAD? An Open Conversation on Migration as Art Practitioners
    3. When the Youth Takes Over: Reflecting on Jameel Arts Centre Youth Takeover 2020

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    2. Archive



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E-Issue 01++ Fall 2020


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

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.

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 for UAE Designer Exhibition at Dubai Design Week 2020. Courtesy of Dubai Design Week and the artist.


Exhibiting these eight ingenious yet humble creations in pristine d3 represents in itself a statement on class politics.



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, 19 September - 21 November, 2020. Mustafa Aboubacker for Seeing Things. Courtesy of Alserkal Avenue.


“We witness — five decades later — some of the first highly significant contacts between a MENA artist and the leading modern art voices of the Western world.”



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



GAD Talk Series #2: Where is GAD? An Open Conversation on Migration as Art Practitioners
With Johann C. Muñoz, Anna Bernice, Augustine Paredes, Daniel H. Rey, and Julia Saubier. Moderated by Sophie Arni
Full video
November 16th, 2020



Photo: Augustine Paredes, courtesy of Jameel Arts Centre.


“As Jameel Arts Centre approaches its second year anniversary, I must acknowledge the obvious: there are few global institutions with the daring to give fresh curators and artists the pride of place to share their talent in a museum.”



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





GAD Talk Series #1: What is GAD? 2015 to Now
With Sophie Arni, Ev Zverev, and Christopher Benton. Moderated by Ashraf Mohiy
Excerpt
November 1st, 2020





Images courtesy of Zamân Books & Curating




Described as a “re-edited palimpsest,” Prefaces presents the museum’s history through annotated prefaces and archival documents.




DAM Investigating the Catalogues of the National Museum of Damascus
By Sophie Arni
Published on October 28, 2020




Photo: Kim Taehwah, courtesy of KOFICE.

 




“While the type of food cooked and shared may be different between Korea and the UAE, the principle of gathering remains the same.”




AUH Ogamdo: Crossing a Cultural Highway between Korea and the UAE
By Ji Young Kim
Published on October 22nd, 2020






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 19th, 2020





Photo: Dan Hobson, courtesy of Tawahadna.




“The creative industry in the Middle East has not been celebrated as a viable career path to achieve a stable life, to support a family.”




UAE Tawahadna Introduces MENA Artists to a Global Community
Interview by Daniel H. Rey in conversation with founder Stavros Antypas
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





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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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