Alserkal Avenue openings for November
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 Gallery: The Star is Mine | Curated by Sumesh Sharma November 8, 2017 - January 2018
Ayyam Gallery: Nadim Karam | Compressed Thoughts November 8, 2017 - January 6, 2018 & Kais Salman | Solo exhibition November 8, 2017 - January 6, 2018
Carbon 12: ANDRÉ 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 Dubai: Ian Davenport | Cascade November 5, 2017 - January 6, 2018
Gallery Isabelle Van Den Eynde: :mentalKLINIK | Truish November 8 - December 30, 2017
Grey Noise: Michael John Whelan | The Good Soil November 8 - December 30, 2017
Gulf Photo Plus: Aida Muluneh | The Memory of Hope November 8 - December 7, 2017
Jean-Paul Najar Foundation: Olivier Mosset | A Retrospective November 6, 2017 - February 28, 201
Lawrie Shabibi: Shahpour Pouyan | Solo show 5 November - February 2018
Project Space Art Jameel: Research 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.