THE EXPO 2020 ISSUE

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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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Dr Abdellah Karroum, 2018. Photo by Dimitri Salomao

CURATED BY DR ABDELLAH KARROUM

CROSSING WORLDS, CURATING WORLD Art could be anything imagined as such by anyone able to perceive the world through this same “anything”: a painting, a combination of movements, a group of composed…

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…

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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Selections editorial presents a quarterly print magazine and weekly online publication with high quality content on all subjects related to Art and Culture. Full of world-leading artworks, exquisite brand imagery, original creative illustrations and insightful written articles.
Selections Viewing Rooms presents carefully curated online art shows aiming not only to shed light on contemporary art executed by living artists, but also for viewers to buy contemporary fine art, prints & multiples, photography, street art and collectibles.
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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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Al Wasl Dome with fog, Expo 2020 Dubai. (Photo by Dany Eid/Expo 2020 Dubai)

ARCHITECTURE AT EXPO 2020 DUBAI | AL WASL PLAZA

Expo 2020 is host to some of the most exciting country pavilions marked by unique and stellar architecture representing each nation’s legacy and vision of the future. Architect: Adrian Smith + Gordon…

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Art Dubai announced the list of participating galleries at its 2022 edition, which will be its largest to date. The fair will take place at Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai from 11-13 March 2022,…

One of the photos taken throughout “Ten to One” project for MENASA Emirati Design Platform. Moez Ashor, Nurai Gali, Manana. Courtesy of MENASA Emirati Design Platform – Expo 2020 Dubai.

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Emirati design and crafts are given a global stage while being shown in a refreshing new light thanks to the vision and efforts of MENASA Emirati Design Platform. As part of Expo…

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Adel Abidin, Video stills from Cleansing, 2018. Courtesy of the artist.

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