The House of Islamic Art also features painting with Islamic zakhrafa and calligraphy via an exhibition and live sessions, while Khashab Design is displaying geometric patterns on wood.
Other displays feature Islamic-inspired furniture created by artist Zahra Valji for Ayah Home, Islamic garden sample textiles by Bani Colak, and two walls of 3D effect calligraphy street art painted live by Diaa Allam.
Jaber Al Haddad is revealing how to create Islamic patterns and apply Islamic geometry in the present day via informative videos, time lapses, sketches and live painting sessions.
The UAE’s President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan wants to increase collaboration with Saudi Arabia – so SIKKA is hosting a variety of exhibitions and activities that showcase the talent of over 20 artists from the Kingdom under one roof.
The house features Tamashee, a collaborative initiative for emerging artists in the fields of calligraphy, pottery, Islamic art and photography, as well an exhibition of works produced by Saudi artists who were selected as part of the SIKKA open call.
There is also a hallway that provides an introduction to the plants and trees of the Arabian Peninsula.
Free. March 11-21 10am-6pm. Al Fahidi Historical District, Bur Dubai, www.artweek.ae.