• Alserkal Avenue

    Alserkal Avenue is the name of a compound in Al Quoz 3, an industrial suburb located to the South of Sheikh Zayed Road. It is named after the owner of the area, Abdulmonem Alserkal, who […]

    Location: Posted on: Wednesday, June 27th, 2012
  • Al Fahidi Historical Neighborhood (Bastakiya)

      Al Fahidi, previously known as Bastakiya, is one of the heritage areas built along Dubai’s creek, where the first settlements of Dubai were built. It was named after Bastak, a province in southern Iran, […]

    Location: Posted on: Wednesday, June 27th, 2012
  • Dubai International Finance Center

    Dubai International Finance Center (usually called DIFC) is a sprawling highrise zone just off Sheikh Zayed road. It is a free zone for international finance. As the DIFC website proclaims, “DIFC has been designed as […]

    Location: Posted on: Wednesday, June 27th, 2012
  • General overview of historic developments in the Arabian Peninsula

    The Arabian Peninsula was an integral part of the classical world between the 4th millennium BC and 500 AD, benefiting from its location between the Nile Valley, Mesopotamia and the Indus Valley/India. This made it […]

    Location: | | | | | | | | | | | Posted on: Monday, June 25th, 2012
  • Regional competition

    To a casual observer it may seem as if the tiny Gulf states are engaged in fierce competition among themselves to become the main regional location for contemporary artistic activities. A brief history of this […]

    Location: | | | | | | | | Posted on: Saturday, June 23rd, 2012
  • Swiss Art Gate UAE

    The Swiss Art Gate UAE organizes contemporary arts exhibitions in a alternating venues, mostly in Abu Dhabi, in the Emirates Palace and Yas Viceroi hotels, or in other venues, and sometimes also in Dubai, in the […]

    Location: | Posted on: Monday, June 18th, 2012
  • The UAE starts the United Arab Emirates National Symphony Orchestra

      Welcome to : The United Arab Emirates National Symphony Orchestra (UAENSO) The UAENSO is a non-profit, community orchestra of excellence, promoting music within the UAE, for current and future generations of Emirati Nationals and […]

    Location: | | Posted on: Thursday, June 7th, 2012
  • Robert Kluijver

    Robert Kluijver (Cyprus, 1968) is a curator and analyst of international relations specialized in the Middle East. He studied International Relations in Amsterdam and Paris and worked in this field for many years in Central […]

    Location: | | | Posted on: Thursday, May 31st, 2012
  • Gallery Applications Art Dubai 2013

    Art Dubai is currently accepting proposals from galleries interested in participating in the 2013 fair. Applications are open to contemporary art galleries working in the primary market and established for more than two years. To […]

    Location: Posted on: Tuesday, May 29th, 2012
  • Dubai

      Background Dubai is the second most important Emirate of the UAE, and its largest city. As an Emirate without much oil or other natural resources, its wealth is based on its intelligent positioning in […]

    Location: Posted on: Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012