Memories of Satwa

By Jala Abuthina

AED 130.00

A photographic memoir of one of Dubai's oldest and most popular neighbourhoods

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"Memories of Satwa"

Now on the brink of gentrification and urban re-panning. “Memories of Satwa” is a photographic memoir of one of Dubai’s oldest and most popular neighborhoods. Combined with photographs captured and compiled by photographer and long-time Dubai expat Jalal Abuthina, this book also features a historical introduction to the area by Professor Yasser El Shestawy of the Urban Research Lab, UAE University of Al Ain. "Memories of Satwa" includes rare images of Satwa and it's residents that have been documented over the past decade. Some of the areas featured, such a parts of the Emirati neighborhood of Al Shabia, have now been completely demolished. 



All text throughout the book has been translated into Arabic and Russian. 

ISBN 978-9948-18-003-6 
Size: 210 x 148 mm (Portrait) A5 
Extent: 112 pages + 8 pages Gate fold insert x 2 + 4 pages cover 
Paper: 100 gsm woodfree paper for inside pages & Gate fold insert 300 gsm food board for cover 
Binding: High Quality Thread Sewn Adhesive Bound

About the collection:
"Inside Dubai" (ID) is a collection of cultural publications and tourist memorabilia products from the city of Dubai. ID offers a quality, in-depth and relevant visual reflection of contemporary life in Dubai that has been written and photographed by some of the most locally knowledgeable artists and writers from the local art community.