Latifa Saeed explores intuitive methods of design that start with responding to materials. She is particularly interested in manipulating and challenging natural materials, ultimately with the aim of exploring notions of heritage and preservation. Dawamah evokes the nostalgia of an Emirati childhood by presenting a self-assembly windmill made from+K28:M29 palm fronds in a contemporay flat pack design. The work celebrates the enduring craft of khoos, which is prevalent in countries across the Arabian Gulf.

Artist Biography

Latifa Saeed is an Emirati artist and designer who across the fields of fine art, graphic design, advertising, branding and product design. A graduate of Zayed University, she employs an experimental approach, both conceptually and with the materials and techniques she uses, in her art practice and her design commissions. Her process often starts as a response to nostalgic memories but aims to explore notions of heritage and preservation while attempting to re-invent outdated perceptions of loca...

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Latifa Saeed
Dawamah

Price:
AED 50.00
In Stock:
9
Materials:
Palm fronds

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(including GCC): 30 business days

Latifa Saeed explores intuitive methods of design that start with responding to materials. She is particularly interested in manipulating and challenging natural materials, ultimately with the aim of exploring notions of heritage and preservation. Dawamah evokes the nostalgia of an Emirati childhood by presenting a self-assembly windmill made from+K28:M29 palm fronds in a contemporay flat pack design. The work celebrates the enduring craft of khoos, which is prevalent in countries across the Arabian Gulf.

Artist Biography

Latifa Saeed is an Emirati artist and designer who across the fields of fine art, graphic design, advertising, branding and product design. A graduate of Zayed University, she employs an experimental approach, both conceptually and with the materials and techniques she uses, in her art practice and her design commissions. Her process often starts as a response to nostalgic memories but aims to explore notions of heritage and preservation while attempting to re-invent outdated perceptions of loca...

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