Date: 27 Jan – 28 Jan 2017
Category: Arts , Community , Family , Lifestyle
Ticket price: Free Admission
Quoz Arts Fest is all set to feature art with new exhibitions and contemporary dance. The region’s top performers are going to demonstrate highly conceptual pieces, art lovers can participate in screenings and talks. Fun workshops and activities will keep both adults and kids entertained, the whole family can enjoy their time at Al Serkal Avenue for a weekend of fun.
Quoz Arts Fest returns in January 2017 for its 5th edition, introducing all their favourite creative concepts across Al Quoz. This year, in Alserkal Avenue, the team has experimental, conceptual and fusion performances by some of the region’s leading contemporary dancers. All of their contemporary art galleries and concepts will be open with brand new exhibitions. The team will be conducting tours over the course of the weekend to offer some insight into the artists and works on display. The team has carefully selected workshops, screenings and talks throughout the weekend, along with fun activations for both adults and kids. The fest should be attended by friends and family down to the Avenue to celebrate the cultural diversity of Al Quoz and Dubai.
Alserkal Avenue is known as the region’s foremost arts hub that was established in 2007 to inspire and support the regions burgeoning contemporary art scene. The art centre takes care of an organic and prolific creative community in the UAE. Located in Dubai’s industrial quarter, the Avenue is a combination of architect-designed warehouses. This unique destination is home to interspersed public spaces that bring together collaborators from different artistic disciplines; encouraging open dialogue, sharing of thoughts and ideas and a collaborative work ethic that can see these creative ideas come alive.
In 2015 the gallery witnessed an expansion that has welcomed many new galleries and creative businesses. Spread across 500,000 square feet, the team features various galleries of international repute, dynamic art spaces, and homegrown cultural initiatives. These include not-for-profit artists’ studios, residency programmes, project spaces, concept stores, black box theatre, independent cinema, outdoor event facilities and community-led cultural initiatives, as well as unique food and beverage outlets.
10:00 – 22:00
Street 8, Al Quoz 1
Sheikh Zayed: Exit 43
Dubai – United Arab Emirates.
Tel.: +971 5 556 9797
Photo courtesy: www.alserkalavenue.ae
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