‘Cultural Faces’ turns into everlasting exhibition at Al Safa Artwork and Design Library
The Dubai Tradition and Arts Authority (Dubai Tradition) has introduced that the “ Cultural Faces ” exhibition, beforehand held on the Emirates Airline Pageant of Literature (EAFOL) 2021, will grow to be a everlasting exhibition at Al Safa Artwork & Design Library to familiarize the viewers with a famend group of cultural leaders from UAE and world wide.
By means of this exhibition, Dubai Tradition seeks to permit members of society, who didn’t have the chance to go to the exhibition throughout EAFOL final February, to embark on an modern expertise by means of which they’d enrich their information with the giants of Arab and world literature and poetry. They may even recognize work mixing artwork and literature by well-known Syrian designer Hassan Idlibi, who created visible drawings celebrating the faces of this prestigious group of thinkers and writers.
This step is a part of the Authority’s efforts to make tradition obtainable all over the place and for all, in addition to the sectoral priorities of Dubai Tradition’s 2020-2025 strategic roadmap. It additionally displays the vital function that Al Safa Artwork and Design Library performs as an incubator of creativity and tradition within the emirate. This initiative is a part of Dubai Tradition’s need to enhance the emirate’s very important cultural scene and to understand its imaginative and prescient of consolidating the emirate’s place as a worldwide middle of tradition, an incubator of creativity. and a thriving middle of expertise.
By means of the Cultural Faces exhibition, Dubai Tradition celebrates a gaggle of native, Arab and worldwide cultural pioneers, together with giants of Arabic literature, corresponding to Emirati poet, author and researcher Ahmed Rashid Thani; Emirati poet and author Habib Yousuf Abdallah Al Sayegh; Palestinian poet and writer Mahmoud Darwish; Egyptian writer and novelist Naguib Mahfouz; The Syrian poet Nizar Qabbani; the poet and author Ghazi Al Gosaibi; Saudi author and critic Abdul Rahman Munif; a gaggle of latest native and worldwide writers and students, probably the most distinguished of which is Emirati author and researcher Dr Rafia Ghubash; Emirati author and storyteller Muhammad Ahmad Al-Murr; Bahraini poet Qassim Haddad; and Turkish author and novelist OrhanPamuk; amongst many others.
Commenting on his participation, Idlibi mentioned, “I’m completely satisfied that the exhibit has moved completely to the library for group members and college students to grow to be accustomed to the symbols of tradition and creativity within the Arab world and within the UAE particularly. I hope the exhibition might be properly acquired by the general public and I sincerely thank Dubai Tradition for selecting me to take part on this cultural occasion throughout EAFOL and now on the library.
Idlibi added, “My participation with Dubai Tradition on this initiative has added a contemporary and enriching expertise to my creative profession. That is my first foray into drawing life like faces in an try to specific the persona of my topics inside and outside, and the entire work have been drawn digitally, which can also be a primary for me.
Idlibi concluded: “It’s lovely to transform literary and cultural pioneers into visible designs utilizing fashionable applied sciences. They’re cultural faces etched into individuals’s consciousness within the type of names, and we additionally search to enshrine them of their visible recollections. I sit up for compiling them right into a guide to additional honor these literary and cultural legends. ”