Sikka Art Fair 2015 in Dubai

Talented emerging artists commissioned for the flagship Art Season event

Sikka Art Fair 2015 in Dubai

A flagship initiative of Dubai Art Season, and now in its fifth edition, SIKKA will once again bring an exciting line-up of emerging UAE artists and collectives together for a fair of visual arts, performances, music and film. This year running from March 14 to 24, the fair provides a platform for the region’s most talented emerging artists and facilitates an exchange of ideas between them and the wider, international, artistic community.

This year’s curator, Jalal Luqman, has held exhibitions in the US, Kuwait, Japan, Egypt, Morocco, Czech Republic, China and the UK, and is committed to supporting artists and promoting art in the UAE through initiatives with schools and universities, both nationally and internationally, where he conducts seminars and workshops.

Each year, Emirati and locally-based talent are asked to submit proposals for works to be exhibited at SIKKA, and chosen submissions are commissioned for the fair. It’s an exciting and community-orientated event, and 2015 will be an entirely commissioned programme of art and special events including outdoor film screenings, live music, cultural walks, workshops and educational activities.

See calendar for times and location. www.sikka.ae.


Artists-in-Residence 2015
Artists-in-Residence (A.i.R) Dubai is a residency programme run by Dubai Culture and Arts Authority, Tashkeel, the Delfina Foundation and Art Dubai. It runs over three months, during which time six artists develop projects for Art Dubai, working together in the Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood and taking part in other outreach events including screenings, talks and an open-studio during SIKKA. This year’s artists, who were selected from an open call, come from Iran, Brazil, the UAE, Amsterdam, Lebanon and Pakistan, making it one of the most diverse and exciting residencies yet.
For more information visit www.artdubai.ae/air-dubai/2015

More from Art

Emirates Airline Festival of Literature 2019: key dates, tickets and authors
Art

It’s back with more than 185 speakers coming this year

Win an exclusive tour and dinner for two at Louvre Abu Dhabi
Sponsored
Art

Sponsored: Check out the Roads of Arabia exhibition while you still can with this very special experience

Where to find hidden art in Dubai’s cafés and restaurants
Art

Check out these places to quench your cultural thirst

Free Al Quoz Arts Fest returns to Alserkal Avenue
Art

There’ll be free exhibitions, live music and cinema screenings during the cultural celebration

La Perle by Dragone announces hugely anticipated “Dining + Show” package
Art

Sponsored: Watch Dubai’s #1 show and enjoy a delicious lunch or dinner, before or after the performance

Newsletters

Follow us