Critical Dialogues II

Ended - Friday 18 March 2016

Cristiana de Marchi


Date: Starts 12 January and runs until 18 March
Time: 7 PM - 9 PM


Tashkeel Nad Al Sheba


Tashkeel Members: 500 DHS
Non-members: 500 DHS

Registration Deadline:

5 January 2016

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The Critical Dialogue sessions tie into Tashkeel's broader programming tied to current creative practices, professional development and critical engagement. The aim of the programme is to provide artists with sustained support and dialogue in an environment that encourages experimentation and cross-discipline exchange. The sessions are responsive to the social, cultural and political contexts inherent in Dubai and the wider Middle East.

All suggested publications and related texts will be available at Tashkeel. The group is limited to 14 participants.

The Critical Dialogue programme is recommended for any artist, writer, curator or individual actively engaged in contemporary art.

The reading list, along with the digitalised articles, will be shared with the participants in advance to enable them to complete the readings before meeting for the discussion sessions.


Tuesday, 12 January
Discussion/crit: Belonging and Globalisation

Tuesday, 19 January
Reading Group: Texts suggested by the participants

Tuesday, 26 January
“Literally… white cubes”, curated by Amanda Abi Khalil - talk and tour by the curator at IVDE gallery

Tuesday, 9 February
Text/theme suggested and/or introduced by A.i.R. curator Yasmina Reggad

Tuesday, 16 February
Selected texts from Hassan Sharif’s writings

Tuesday, 23 February (tbc)
Sharjah institutions tour: Flying Saucer building, Maraya Art Centre and Barjeel Foundation, EFAS

Tuesday, 8 March
Participant artists' presentations and crits

Tuesday, 15 March (tbc) - Hassan Sharif & Mohammed Kazem studio visits

Friday, 18 March - Art Dubai visit

Opening Hours

Tashkeel Alserkal
Gallery, Unit 26, FN Designs, Alserkal Avenue
Sun-Thu 10am – 7pm, Fri 9am–12pm
(closed Saturdays & public holidays).

Makerspace, Unit 89, Alserkal Avenue
Sat-Thu 10am – 7pm
(closed Fridays & public holidays).

Tashkeel Al Fahidi
House 10, Al Fahidi
(members only)

Tashkeel Nad Al Sheba

Nad Al Sheba 1

Temporarily closed for renovation

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