Dubai Things : Bynd 72

I recently stopped by BYND 72, a pop up by Adidas Originals in D3, for The Art of Calligraphy Workshop by Day Al Araji. The space is hosting events focusing on creativity, and I have no idea why it’s called BYND 72. The workshop started with a brief overview of calligraphy. I learned that the proportions of the […]

Dubai Things : Superplasticizer

One of my all time favorite #zhilathings is calligraphy, and especially calligraffiti street art (hi el Seed) and art that has elements of calligraphy in it. Luckily I caught Vincent Abadie Hafez’s Superplasticizer exhibit at  The Mine in Dubai just before it ended. Reading from the exhibit notes, “For this new body of paintings, the artist […]

Saturday in Sharjah

The most time I’ve spent in Sharjah up until now was the occasional airport trip to take AirArabia to Tehran, or that one time I took the bus to see the el Seed (which turned out to be a disaster because of course I got on the wrong bus and had to ask the driver […]