identity is excited about the 2019 edition of t Quoz Arts Fest, the annual celebration of arts and culture in the Al Quoz neighbourhood of Dubai.
For this seventh edition, under the theme ‘CTRL+ALT+ACTION’, the most diverse yet, it asks ‘How will we embrace the small changes that contribute to a larger impact on economic, environmental, and social sustainability?’
‘CTRL+ALT+ACTION’ explores the various facets of sustainability, how they affect our lives, and how we can take action to make a change through a range of workshops, talks, performances, films, tours, and much more. The two-day event is free and open to the whole family, including children, and furry friends. There ware activities for everyone – art collectors, music lovers, film buffs, and foodies.
FIELD MEETING | Take 6:
This two-day art forum replicates the intimate experience of a studio visit on a communal scale. Hundreds of artists, curators, and creative thinkers from MENASA and beyond present performances, talks, and pop-up exhibitions.
Interactive Exhibition: Putting for Pleasure and Politics
Score a birdie at this artist-designed mini golf course,where nine artists explore contemporary social issues, including borders, wealth disparity, global warming, and racial and gender injustice, through the inherent absurdity of mini golf. Lane 5 | Alserkal Avenue
Grab an E-Scooter from Sharing Mobility Service, stationed at The Yard, and explore Alserkal Avenue and the Al Quoz neighbourhood safely and sustainably. Helmets, disposable charlottes, and PLV are all available. The Yard | Alserkal Avenue
Catch independent Reel Palestine in collaboration with Cinema Akil Palestinian films (and a Palestine heritage, food, and craft market), including the Reel Palestine closing screening of director Bassam Jarbawi’s Screwdriver (Mafak) Cinema Akil & The Yard
Emirates Bio Farm
Emirates Bio Farm, the largest private organic farm in the UAE, takes over a warehouse to bring the farm to Alserkal Avenue with locally grown, organic produce at the heart of the experience.
Wander over to The Courtyard for improv workshops, dance classes, and art exhibitions. Street 4B, Street 6A, Al Quoz 1
Spot the musicians in the lanes. Porca Pizza, Leoné, Murphy, Amjad Shakir, Rony Sarkis, Scott Attew, and Jerome Deligero will be playing live music throughout theweekend. Catch DJ’s spinning around the Good Vibes Market too.