Alserkal Avenue openings for November

 Visitors at the opening of Syria: Into the Light, Concrete's inaugural exhibition at March 2017, Image courtesy: Alserkal Avenue

Visitors at the opening of Syria: Into the Light, Concrete's inaugural exhibition at March 2017, Image courtesy: Alserkal Avenue

This November is set to be a whopper for art and design across the UAE. Not only is it the annual Abu Dhabi Art fair, bringing 47 galleries from all over the world to the capital (more on the art fair highlights later) but the highly-anticipated Louvre Abu Dhabi opens over the same weekend.

In Dubai, November 8 sees the opening of the new round of exhibitions at Alserkal Avenue and the following week, Dubai Design Week kicks off with a massive, city-wide agenda of events.

To consolidate some of the info into one place, here is a list of happenings at Alserkal Avenue. Watch this space for reviews and insights as the month progresses.

1x1 GalleryThe Star is Mine | Curated by Sumesh Sharma November 8, 2017 - January 2018

Ayyam GalleryNadim Karam | Compressed Thoughts November 8, 2017 - January 6, 2018 & Kais Salman | Solo exhibition November 8, 2017 - January 6, 2018

Carbon 12ANDRÉ BUTZER | Solo show November 8. 2017 - January, 10 2018

Concrete: AAU ANASTAS | While We Wait in collaboration with the Victoria and Albert Museum November, 6-18, 2017

Custot Gallery DubaiIan Davenport | Cascade November 5, 2017 - January 6, 2018

Gallery Isabelle Van Den Eynde:mentalKLINIK | Truish November 8 - December 30, 2017

Green Art GalleryTheatre of the Absurd Extended to November 21, 2017

Grey NoiseMichael John Whelan | The Good Soil November 8 - December 30, 2017

Gulf Photo PlusAida Muluneh | The Memory of Hope November 8 - December 7, 2017

Jean-Paul Najar FoundationOlivier Mosset | A Retrospective November 6, 2017 - February 28, 201

Lawrie Shabibi: Shahpour Pouyan | Solo show 5 November - February 2018

Project Space Art JameelResearch Studio: Annotations Interdisciplinary practices of the early 80s, UAE November 1 – December 21, 2017

The Third Line: Tarek Al Ghoussein | Al Sawaber November 5, 2017 - January 20, 2018

END NOTE: A public programme curated by Elias and Yousef Anastas, and Salma Tuqan from the V&A, will support the While We Wait exhibition. It will take place on November 16 under the title Modernising the traditional: Artists Elias and Yousef Anastas in collaboration with 1971 Design Space in Nadi Al Quoz, Alserkal Avenue.