|March 09, 2013
Nov 2013: Journey to Yemen
November 18 – December 19, 2013
The exhibition is the selection of photographs from a collaborative project “Yemen: Treasure Trove” realized in 2009 with participation of 13 photographs and a filmmaker among them: Samar Jodha, Kamran Jebreili, Jason Larkin, Katarina Premfors, Manuel Salazar, Simone Santi, Souheil Semaan, Dariush Zandi and Nader Bagherpour
Yemen, a fertile and wealthy land, is a country with over 7000 years of history that to this day maintains its distinct chara[more..]
| March 10, 2013
September 2013: On the brink of change
The exhibition includes painting, drawing, photographic work and objects by seven artists creating collective space of very personal narrative of each one of the artists embedded in variety of style and medium.
The Monsters & Horses of Mehdi Ahmadi have the strong existence in his world; transmit through the history and legendry stories and repositioning them in a present setting.
Zubin Amiri’s abstracted forms are placed on the sand paper, the material related to his day-to-[more..]
|March 12, 2013
April 2013: these are some of my favorite things
“ These Are Some Of My Favorite Things” is the very first exhibition at the newly opened space at the Courtyard.
The in between Space” is a hybrid interdisciplinary space for learning, collaborating and experimenting dedicated to transcultural arts and cultural projects.
The exhibition includes over 80 artworks and objects from various collections, expanding from American pop masters to contemporary middle eastern artists, from Chinese antique to Indian carpets.
| March 13, 2013
March 2013: Nima Behnoud Studio Art
Total Arts is pleased to announce the first solo exhibition of Nima Behnoud studio Art in the UAE.
The exhibition consists of Behnoud’s latest collection of silkscreen prints on paper as well as his wearable art pieces, highlighting the connection between the two disciplines of fashion and fine art, that artist’s has been working with for years.
Beautiful hues of bright red, sky blue and orange hit you in Nima’s works, with streaming color into calligraphic abstract forms. Nima is an[more..]
|March 14, 2013
February lecture: How Windtowers Work: A Study Of Their Effectiveness In Dubai’s Bastakiya
In association with Architecture Heritage Society of UAE, Courtyard hosts a lecture by Peter Jackson on Wednesday 27th February, 2013 at 7.15pm
A paper co-authored with Dr Anne Coles and Ian Jones & presented at the CIAV
(International Committee of Vernacular Architecture) Conference at Al Ain, November 2012.
Today windtowers are a symbol of the architectural heritage of the Lower Gulf. This paper describes their origins and function. The windtower houses of Dubai date from the end of the 1[more..]