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March 04, 2015
March 2015: VISUAL DIALOGUES: Behjat Sadr and Nazgol Ansarnia

VISUAL DIALOGUES: Behjat Sadr and Nazgol Ansarnia
16 March – 20 April 2015
Artists: Behjat Sadr, Nazgol Ansarnia
curator: Fereydoun Ave
Total Arts at the Courtyard presents Visual Dialogues: Behjat Sadr and Nazgol Ansarnia, the first of a new series of exhibitions juxtaposing different artistic generations and aesthetics. It encompasses the ethos of Total Arts, that of a space that is neither commercial nor completely institutional. Its place is not in a museum, commer[more..]


March 05, 2015
March 2015: The Act of Gordafarid, the Female Warrior
Yasmin Sinai with mask

The Act of Gordafarid, the Female Warrior
By Yasmin Sinai
16 March – 20 April 2015
Yasmin’s The Act of Gordafarid, the Female Warrior revolves around, and is named after, Gordafarid, the only female warrior in the Book of the Kings (Shahnameh) written by the famous Persian poet Ferdowsi. Gordafarid represents a 21st century woman warrior, playing many roles: Namely mother, partner, and war-rior, defending her father’s castle while also fighting for her rights, wishes and de-[more..]

March 06, 2015
February 2015 lecture: Learning from Dubai’s Modern Architecture Heritage
In association with Architecture Heritage Society of UAE, Courtyard hosts a lecture by Michele Bambling, Ph.D.
 Creative Director Lest We Forget
 and Curator National Pavilion UAE, Venice Architecture Biennale 2014
Adina Hempel, Dipl.-Ing. Arch Assistant Professor Zayed University
Head of Research, National Pavilion UAE, Venice Architecture Biennale 2014
Marco Sosa, M. Arch, RIBA Assistant Professor Zayed University
Head of Design, National Pavilion UAE, Venic[more..]


March 18, 2015
Nov 2014: ROOTS
Fereydoun Ave, white roots, 2014

Paintings by Fereydoun Ave – Installation by Shaqayeq Arabi
ROOTS is a two-person show of two-dimensional and three-dimensional works: Shaqayeq Arabi whose three dimensional installations are about being uprooted from mother earth. Fereydoun Ave’s works are two-dimensional mix media on paper and canvas about the concentration of energy in winter roots; Subterranean is the atmosphere, the life force becoming dense.
This is a winter show about earth, its nurturing powers and[more..]

March 20, 2015
Nov 2014: THE CONFERENCE OF BIRDS
Yasmin Sinai

Total Arts at the Courtyard is pleased to present:
SIMORGH
november 2014
Yasmin Sinai

In her project, Yasmin invites her participants together to each create a unique and their own mythical bird from discarded paper but also bring about a collective art project. At the end of the project the birds will be displayed in the way they were made: collectively and as an installation piece. The finished installation will be referencing the story of The Conference of [more..]

 

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