Date: 26 Apr 2019
Category: Arts, Community
Art enthusiasts are welcome to visit Jameel Arts Centre to see the first Centre-wide takeover by the institution’s Youth Assembly. This pilot group is all set to feature a total of nine members. The event will serve to design art initiatives in connection with the interests of its members and their peers.
The takeover will showcase artworks by young creative artists based in the UAE along with roundtable discussions, live performances and music curated by the Youth Assembly members. The event is open to the public and also invites young creators interested in art, architecture, design, culture, technology, media literature and the future to participate.
Jameel Arts Centre’s Youth Assembly invites you to the first Centre-wide takeover. The Youth Takeover starts at 16:00 with tours of the Jameel and continues with panel discussions, workshops, the reveal of multiple digital, audio visual and art interventions, performances, food and music by UAE-based creatives. Contributions are curated and commissioned by the nine Youth Assembly members: Hassan Adebayo Bello, Sara Bin Safwan, Jenan Ismail, Shaikha Al Ketbi, Salwa Al Khudairi, Arpana Murugappan, Abdulghanni Al Nahawi, Dina Tawil and Ray Yafi
Contributors invited by the Youth Assembly:
Sarah Al Agroobi, Sarah Al Ahli, Christopher Benton, Malak Elghuel, Zlatan Filipovic, Rakan Ghresi, Eman AlHashemi, Jumairy, Asma Khoury, Engy Mahdy, Sarah Almehairi, Mohammad Mhaisen, Noor AlMulla and Mariam Al Zayani.
The event is free and open to the public. Young creatives with an interest in art, architecture, design, culture, technology, media, literature and the future are particularly encouraged to join.
Spanning November 2018 to April 2019, this pilot Jameel Arts Centre Youth Assembly develops dedicated initiatives relating to the interests of its members and their peers in the creative community.
16:00 – 16:30: Tours of the Jameel (Meeting point: Welcome Desk)
16:45 – 18:00: Youth Assembly panel discussion (Sahaab, 2nd floor)
18:00 – 19:30: The Youth Takeover art interventions tour (Meeting point: Welcome Desk)
19:00 – 20:00: Round-table discussion on perceptions of productivity and success (Jameel Library – 15 spaces available only, register here)
19:00 – 21:00: Music by Jumairy (Project Space)
With ongoing performances by Jenan Ismail (between gallery 6 and 7, 1st floor), Sheikha Al Ketbi (Jaddaf Waterfront Sculpture Park).
The event features UAE-based food pop-ups and is open to the public.
Photo courtesy: www.artjameel.org
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