Join Hind Bin Demaithan and Saeed Al Madani, the creators of the Abwab: Dubai architectural installation, supported by Tashkeel.

A unique opportunity to get under the skin of ‘Thulathi: Threefold’, understand the developmental journey from concept to completion and the vision behind it.

Saeed Al Madani, Emirati artist
Hind Bin Demaithan, Curator and Video Composer
Moderated by Lisa Ball-Lechgar, Deputy Director of Tashkeel

Saeed Al Madani is an Emirati artist from Dubai with a Master’s degree in printmaking from the Royal College of Art. Saeed’s practice draws on elements of conceptual, minimalist, and abstract strategies to explore the relationship between language, place and material form, and the process of writing and (de)constructing identities. Saeed completed the Sheikha Salama Foundation and Rhode Island School of Design Emerging Artist Fellowship.

Hind Bin Demaithan is a curator and video composer for immersive performances, founder and CEO of creative consultancy Hamzat Wasl, partner at Art in Public Space, and director of events at Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center. Hind has curated multiple shows and her work exhibited in galleries and museums internationally. She received her MFA in Theater and Integrated Media with a concentration in Video for Performance California Institute of the Arts. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Visual Arts from Zayed University.

Lisa Ball-Lechgar is the Deputy Director of Tashkeel. A Fellow of the University of Glasgow, she has worked in the MENA cultural sector for 20 years and previously, held senior positions at Abu Dhabi Music & Arts Foundation, Clientele Bahrain; Mixed Media Publishing, as well as Arts & Business and Comité Européen pour le Rapprochement de l'Economie et de la Culture. She has edited/co-edited several books on MENA contemporary art, lectured in Europe, USA, MENA and South Africa and moderated sessions for the likes of the Abu Dhabi Festival, Art Dubai and the World Bank.

Talk is free to attend. Register here:
Max capacity: 20

About Tashkeel
Established in Dubai in 2008 by Lateefa bint Maktoum, Tashkeel provides a nurturing environment for art and design practice rooted in the UAE. With studios, work spaces and galleries located in both Nad Al Sheba and Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood, its annual programme includes professional development programmes, residencies, workshops, talks and exhibitions to enable creative practice, experimentation and dialogue among practitioners and the community. Tashkeel’s specialist design initiatives include the Tanween Design Programme, Make Works UAE, the Tanween Collection, the Designer-in-Residence programme and the Van Cleef & Arpels Middle East Emergent Designer Prize.