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Spazio Thetis, Arsenale Novissimo
ADACH Platform for Visual Arts in Venice
7 June - 15 October 2009
Artistic Director: Catherine David
Paris based art historian and curator.
Ebtisam Abdul Aziz
*1975 Sharjah, United Arab Emirates; lives there.
Mohammed Ahmed Ibrahim
* 1962 Khorfakkan, United Arab Emirates; lives there.
* 1969 Dubai, United Arab Emirates; lives there.
Ahmed Mater Al-Ziad Aseeri
* 1979 Tabouk, Saudi Arabia. Lives in Abha, Saudi Arabia.
Abdullah Al Saadi
* 1967 Khorfakkan, United Arab Emirates; lives there.
* 1951 Dubai, United Arab Emirates; lives there.
Sami Al Turki
* 1984 Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Lives in Dubai, UAE.
Photographer. * 1959 Issy-les-Moulineaux, France; lives in Paris.
Dr. Abdul Rahman Makhlouf
Former Chief Planner for Abu Dhabi.
Architect. Lives in Mumbai, India.
Writer, journalist, poet. * 1978 Lebanon; lives in Paris, France.
Graphic design; Brussels, Belgium
Juan Lucas Young and Carlos Alarcon Allen
Sauerbruch Huttons architects; Berlin, Germany
The ADACH Platform for Visual Arts in Venice will be designed as a meeting point for discourse and artistic production. ... A dynamic dispositif of presentations and exchanges will introduce, through a visual narrative, the conditions in which contemporary culture and visual art are emerging in Abu Dhabi / UAE today. These conditions are mainly an amazing urban development framework, a multi-ethnic and multi-national population inventing new lifestyles, a reorganization of the region and its economical and geo-political dynamics and exchanges with the world, and development process engaged with an unprecedented phenomenon of time acceleration.
Organizers and producers:
The Abu Dhabi Authority for Culture and Heritage (ADACH)
24 exhibitions and pavilions, focused mainly on Asia and Latin America.
Internat. Architecture Exhibition, 22 May - 21 November 2021. Curator: Hashim Sarkis.
59th International Art Exhibition, 23 April - 27 November 2022. Curator: Cecilia Alemani.