Alserkal Avenue, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Woman, Linocut, artwork of Hanne Væringsaasen

I’m so happy to let you know that I’m participating in an international group exhibition of fine art printmaking, during the Dubai Art Week, at Alserkal Avenue – Nadi Al Quoz, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Nadi Al Quoz is Located in the heart of Alserkal Avenue, the region’s foremost arts and culture neighbourhood.

The exhibition «Authentic Marks» will showcase 212 unique original, hand-pulled artworks from 121 international artists from 32 countries through innovative printmaking and expressions.

The exhibition will be up and running from from March 19 to March 24th 2018. The exhibition is organized by the Shaghaf Group and some of the art works will join the Shaghaf Permanent Collection at the close of exhibition.



A week of exhibitions, commissions, artist talks, and workshops will take place across the Avenue from 19-24 March, in conjunction with Dubai Art Week. Our 12 contemporary art galleries will have new exhibitions on show, and Alserkal Programming will present a commission by Hale Tenger, guest curated by Mari Spirito. We will also welcome new pop-up projects by Serendipity Arts Foundation, Athr Gallery, Iran/Africa, Fully Booked, and Shaghaf Group. Art Week kicks off on Galleries Night (19 March); the galleries will open new shows to the public from 6-10PM. Our Alserkal Programming commission Under, 2018, and pop-up projects will also be open to the public.

Alserkal Avenue – the region’s foremost arts hub – was established in 2007 to encourage and support the region’s burgeoning contemporary art scene. Situated in Dubai’s industrial quarter, the Avenue is a cluster of architect-designed warehouses. It is home to interspersed public spaces that bring together collaborators from diverse artistic disciplines; encouraging open dialogue, sharing of ideas and a collaborative work ethic that can see these creative ideas come to life. Spread across 500,000 square feet, Alserkal Avenue house numerous galleries of international repute, dynamic art spaces, and homegrown cultural initiatives. These include not-for-profit artists’ studios, residency programmes, project spaces, concept stores, black box theatre, independent cinema, outdoor event facilities and community-led cultural initiatives, as well as unique food and beverage outlets.

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