(12 pm) The Agency of Nature - Guided Tour

Ended - Sunday 6 November 2022

Lisa Ball-Lechgar is Deputy Director of Tashkeel, the leading art and design organisation based in Dubai.

Having launched her career under the patronage of Sean Connery, in the last 25 years, Lisa has managed arts organisations and events in Scotland, Morocco, Lebanon, Bahrain and the UAE. A passionate advocate for the creative industries, Lisa has held senior management positions at Abu Dhabi Music & Arts Foundation (ADMAF/Abu Dhabi Festival); Mixed Media Publishing (first full-time editor of Canvas), Arts & Business UK, and Comité Européen pour le Rapprochement de l'Economie et de la Culture (CEREC).

She has edited/co-authored several books including ‘Reference Point: A History of Tashkeel and the UAE Art’ (Tashkeel, 2018); 'Bill Fontana: Acoustical Visions & Desert Soundings’ (ADMAF, 2014); 'View From Inside: Contemporary Arab Photography, Mixed Media & Video Art' (ADMAF/FotoFest, 2015); 'The Art of the Emirates' (ADMAF/Motivate, 2015); '25 Years of Arab Creativity' (ADMAF/Institut du Monde Arabe, 2013); 'Hassan Massoudy: Gestures of Light' (ADMAF/October Gallery, 2012); and 'Rachid Koraichi: Eternity is the Absence of Time' (ADMAF/October Gallery, 2011).

Lisa has lectured on contemporary Arab art and cultural management in Europe, USA, MENA and South Africa and has moderated talks for the likes of Tashkeel, Dubai Culture & Arts Authority, Abu Dhabi Festival, Art Dubai and the World Bank. She is a Fellow of the University of Glasgow and sits on the Advisory Board of Zayed University College of Arts & Creative Enterprises.

Schedule:

Date: 6 November 2022

Timings: 12 pm - 1 pm

Location:

Tashkeel Nad Al Sheba

Free of charge.

Registration Deadline:

6 November 2022

Tour2

Join Tashkeel Deputy Director, Lisa Ball-Lechgar, for an informative tour of Tashkeel’s design exhibition, The Agency of Nature. Gain insight into the stories and subjects of the furniture and lighting design pieces inspired by, designed and manufactured in the UAE.

All exhibited pieces were developed during the Tanween Design Programme at Tashkeel and are part of The Tanween Collection, Tashkeel’s limited edition furniture and lighting range.

Opening Hours

Sunday - Thursday: 9am - 10pm
Friday:
8am - 12pm


How to find us

Calendar

December

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
27 28 29 30 01 02 03
04 05 06 07 08 09 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30 31
View all events

Stay updated