THE EXPERIMENTAL CATALOGUE

Taking up this issue’s theme of ‘The Experimental Catalogue’, SELECTIONS invited ten guests to describe one artwork of their choice, first in an objective way, but then more subjectively and contextually.
Dyala Nusseibeh – Geraldine Barlow – Hala Khayat – Humberto Moro – Marc Pottier – Maya El Khalil – Nada Raza  – Sabrina Amrani  – Sam Bardaouil And Till Fellrath  – Simon Njami

Terry Rakolta discusses her poignant collection of works from the region.
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CULTURAL NARRATIVES

Cultural Narratives Foundation is an extensive art collection that travels the world and features leading established and emerging talents whose works reflect the culture of the region. The collection includes artists from Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Lebanon Palestine, Tunisia, the UAE, Syria, Sudan and has recently expanded to include artists from Turkey, India and Africa.

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Nabil Anani, In Pursuit of Utopia #17, 2020. Mixed media on canvas, 100 × 100 cm

Intersect 21 presents a selection of galleries from Southern California,…

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Annalisa Rosso, Hypersizing! 2020. Printed textile by Punto Seta, 4 items - 140cm x 220cm. Edition 1+1AP

EXTRAPERLO 2021 – CURATING CURATORS

Founded by Spanish designer Jorge Penadés, EXTRAPERLO is a curatorial platform for the unorthodox. Its goal is to challenge the systems, structures and codes existing in contemporary design, offering progressive alternative beyond…

Basel Dalloul Portrait

CURATED BY BASEL DALLOUL

I’ve founded and run several tech enterprises in the US and the Arab region. I came back to the Arab world from the US in 1999, to develop Internet infrastructure in Egypt.…

Mohammed Ahmed Ibrahim studio

SANCTUARIES | MOHAMMED AHMED IBRAHIM

In an attempt to delve into the private universe of artists and art collectors, Selections is exploring the sanctuaries of various men and women, some living and others who have passed away,…

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Cultural Narratives foundation is an extensive collection that is travelling the world by leading established and emerging talents aiming to reflect the culture of the region in their works.

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Afra Al Suwaidi, Unsheltered 04, 2020. Collage, mixed media, 53 x 40 cm (h x w)

THE EXPERIMENTAL CATALOGUE | MAYA EL KHALIL

An adventure into art in a digital time going online has been a trend for some time now, but it has never been as relevant and important as it has become during…

Fazal Rizvi, The Blue Drawings, 2018. Digital Prints, 20.32 x 15.24 cm each, set of 14. Edition of 4. Courtesy of the artist and Grey Noise Dubai

THE EXPERIMENTAL CATALOGUE | NADA RAZA

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Sam Bardaouil And Till Fellrath in New York At Zineb Sedira exhibition at taymour grahne gallery

THE EXPERIMENTAL CATALOGUE | SAM BARDAOUIL AND TILL FELLRATH

An adventure into art in a digital time going online has been a trend for some time now, but it has never been as relevant and important as it has become during…

Photo by Sahil Abdul Latheef courtesy of waiwai

National Pavilion UAE at the Biennale Architettura 2021

This year’s theme of the Architecture Exhibition, How Will We Live Together? calls for pavilions to look at architecture’s ability to engage people and communities across increasing social, economic, political and digital…

Massimo De Carlo Pièce Unique, Paris. Photo by Delfino Sisto Legnani and Piercarlo Quecchia . Courtesy MASSIMODECARLO

MASSIMO DE CARLO OPENS IN PARIS

The art system should by definition be in constant development, but in fact, rarely finds moments of true experimentation in the current polarised global world governed by the prefix mega. Massimo De…

Massimiliano Moro, Simple Coincidences, 2020. Wood, aluminium, plexyglass, LEDs, motor, 135 × 17 × 22 cm

INTERSECT 21 | DESIGN HIGHLIGHTS

This week we’re highlighting some designs from Intersect 21. Imago Galleries Commissioned installation for vintage airstream. Edward Cella Art and Architecture Brad Miller’s abstract, mixed-media paintings, digital prints, sculptures, ceramics and lithographs…

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