Tashkeel, the Dubai-based multi-disciplinary studio established by Sheikha Lateefa bint Maktoum in 2008, opened its milestone exhibition 10 Years Later to celebrate a decade of art and design last evening, March 13. The exhibition is now open to the public, free-to-attend, until April 26.
The exhibition features brand-new pieces by 16 leading artists and designers from the UAE and beyond: Afshan Daneshvar, Ammar Al Attar, Areej Kaoud, Azza Al Qubaisi, eL seed, Hamdan Buti Al Shamsi, Hind bin Demaithan, Maitha Demithan, Majid Al Yousif, Manal Al Dowayan, Mark Pilkington, myneandyours, Nasir Nasrullah, Ruben Sanchez, Wissam Shawkat and Zuleika Penniman.
200 people attended the opening at Tashkeel – Nad Al Sheba last night. 15 of the 16 commissioned artists were present and spoke about their work. The evening also included the launch of the publication `Reference Point: A History of Tashkeel and UAE Art’.