|March 02, 2014
Nov 2014: SIMORGH
Total Arts at the Courtyard is pleased to present:
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
The finished installation will be referencing the story of The Conference of [more..]
| March 03, 2014
Nov 2014: ROOTS
Paintings by Fereydoun Ave – Installation by Shaqayeq Arabi
In the winter the energy descends and becomes concentrated in the earth, just like a child in the womb of the mother to get ready for rebirth and spring. This is the observation during each cyclical winter. Earth is one of the sacred elements and is our mother.
Winter is not tiredness; it is just that energy is no longer on the surface but in the depth of concentration, hybernation and preparation for the rest of the year.
|March 04, 2014
Aug 2014: Geometric Aljamía, a Visual Transliteration
Total Arts is delighted to announce the upcoming group exhibition Geometric Aljamía: a Visual Transliteration to be held in conjunction with Crossing the Line 2, an international, transdisciplinary conference dedicated to the discipline of Drawing in the Middle East.
27 August - 13 September 2014
By addressing the fundamental geometry embedded in two-dimensional art, the exhibition acknowledges hybrid connections between Europe, the Mediterranean basin, and the Middle East. S[more..]
| March 05, 2014
May 2014: DESERT REFLECTION
Xhixha joins the sacred art of abstraction to its exact opposite:
The prehensile capture of the slippery illusion of forms as they develop in time and in space. By sculpting the material the artist underlines the iridescent reflections of the steel, which, magically, becomes a source of light.
In the wall reliefs treated by Helidon Xhixha with transparent solid color lacquers, or in his three- dimensional artifacts with relief on the front, there is a sensory connection with [more..]
|March 07, 2014
April 2014 lecture: BURSA, first Ottoman Capital
In association with Architecture Heritage Society of UAE, Courtyard hosts a lecture by Serkan Gunay :
BURSA, first Ottoman Capital on Wednesday at 7.15 pm
Serkan Gunay was graduated from Architecture Department of Izmir Institute of Technology (IZTECH) and after that he continued his studies in Middle East Technical University (METU) of Ankara, in the Graduate Program of Documentation and Conservation of Historic Monuments.
Since the year 2006 in addition to his professional career h[more..]