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Step into the imagination of this amazing author

Step into the imagination of this amazing author

After winning the Montegrappa Writing Prize at the 2018 Emirates Airline Festival of Literature for her mythical tale, Otherworld, this Abu Dhabi-based teacher talks to deputy editor Hayley Skirka about the impact on her students and finding inspiration for future …

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How difficult is the ancient craft of Arabic calligraphy?

How difficult is the ancient craft of Arabic calligraphy?

Abu Dhabi World online editor Colin Armstrong tries his hand at a local pastime in this immersive art class What is it? Arabic calligraphy has been practiced in the Gulf region as far back as the eighth century, where oral …

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This lady is on a mission to promote UAE arts to the world

This lady is on a mission to promote UAE arts to the world

The UAE National Pavilion at the Venice Biennale is a chance for the country to showcase its artistic and architectural heritage. Now, two of the pavilion’s most recent exhibitions have come to Abu Dhabi as Untold Stories Retold. Editor Rachael …

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Get to know this amazing young artist

Get to know this amazing young artist

One of just 25 artists chosen to take part in last year’s nationwide Proud Expressions exhibition, 15-year-old Mohammed Aadil Kallivalappil’s painting of a mother and her soldier son (pictured, below) won him great acclaim among fellow artists and leaders for …

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What does it feel like to fly upside down?

What does it feel like to fly upside down?

Our editor Rachael Perrett recently found out. As the Red Bull Air Race World Championship races into town once again to kick off the 2018 season, we took a seat in the cockpit for a flight over Abu Dhabi to …

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Meet the mind behind this amazing new exhibition

Meet the mind behind this amazing new exhibition

When Zayed University visual art graduate Ayesha Hadhir Al Mheiri was selected to be part of the 10-month Salama bint Hamdan Emerging Artist Fellowship (SEAF), she set off on a new journey. For the arts development and education programme’s Community …

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How can you make amazing art from sound?

How can you make amazing art from sound?

Known for his experimental work in sound art, American composer and artist Bill Fontana has a passion for using the musical language of sound to evoke emotions. Coming to Abu Dhabi with his Visions of Sustainability exhibition, Bill will showcase …

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This UAE trekker took on a monumental challenge

This UAE trekker took on a monumental challenge

Abu Dhabi-based trekker and self-titled ‘peak freak’ Hanady Alhashmi is the first Emirati woman to summit the highest mountain in North America, Denali, making her part of the small 30 percent of people to have ever done so. Editor Rachael …

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Could you win this creative capital art comp?

Could you win this creative capital art comp?

Artists and creative-types in the capital will get the chance to showcase their talents with a unique competition. Bespoke Abu Dhabi, hosted by TRYANO in partnership with Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi), is inviting artists to …

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