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We haven't scheduled our next PechaKucha Night yet, but in the meantime you can watch some presentations, look at our map to see if there are any scheduled PKNs in nearby cities, or have a look at the long list of upcoming events, to see if there's one you can attend!

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Solar Artwork

@ VOL 11 ON MAY 26, 2012

Nacho Zamora is a Spanish researcher working on a project called “Solar Artwork," a new kind of artistic creation that makes use of new solar-powered technologies, integrating them into public art and urban landscape projects. In his presentation, he proposes to bring "Solar Artwork" to Dubai. With Dubai's urban nature and unlimited sunshine, it is the perfect candidate for Solar Artwork. (in English)

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DXB Store

@ VOL 11 ON MAY 26, 2012

Tima Ouzeden is a fashion designer and cultural producer based in Dubai. In her presentation, Tima shares 20 facts about the hugely successful concept DXB Store, a not-for-profit space that Tima has been involved in since its inception. It's a concept that is very close to her heart. (in English)

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Realising Architectural Programs

@ VOL 11 ON MAY 26, 2012

Anarchitect[s] is a collaboration between Jonathan Ashmore and Tarik Al Zaharna. This concept creates a platform for a collaboration between architecture and research projects in the U.A.E. In this presentation, Tarik Al Zaharna will be sharing with us the journey in realizing architectural programs, focusing on their recent project 'DXB Store'. 

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@ VOL 11 ON MAY 26, 2012

Vikram Divecha is an artist and advertising professional based in Dubai. In his presentation, he shares with us his recent artistic project, Concbots, which has been inspired by Dubai and its ever-increasing levels of construction and urbanization. (in English)



Understanding Dubai

Surely there's more to Dubai than colossal skyscrapers and man-made islands, right?
In today's Presentation of the Day, "Understanding Dubai" from PKN Tokyo Vol. 92, Ahmed & Rashid Bin Shabib (creators of Middle Eastern lifestyle, design, and travel magazine Brownbook) show us that the United Arab Emirates hosts this amazing urban center in rapid development, and profiles the growth of not only infrastructure, but the maturation of the arts and culture in the region as well. 

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About the City's Organizers

  • Alserkal Avenue

    Established in 2007, Alserkal Avenue is the foremost contemporary arts and culture neighbourhood in the MENASA region. Located in Al Quoz (an industrial area in Dubai), the Avenue is home to 16 contemporary art galleries and not-for-profit spaces and over 40 creative businesses, including a black box theatre, independent cinema house, artist studios, and performance venues. 2015 saw the launch of the Alserkal Avenue expansion, doubling our footprint to 500,000 square feet. The Avenue had grown organically through the years and many new creative organisations became part of the community. The space where the expansion came up was an old marble factory that wasn’t in use anymore. We began to think of ways to transform this space into a home for all forms of creativity. Along with diversifying our curated community, we welcomed the first international art galleries to open in the Emirates - Leila Heller Gallery from New York and Custot Gallery from London/Paris.