The Shortest Distance Between Us | Stories from the Arab Documentary Photography Program.
February 4 - 9, 2019
Concrete, Alserkal Avenue
We are very excited to announce the headline exhibition for GPP Photo Week 2019: The Shortest Distance Between Us: Stories from the Arab Documentary Photography Program presented with The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture (AFAC), Alserkal Avenue, in association with the Prince Claus Fund and Magnum Foundation.
The Third Line
January 16 - February 27, 2019
Extending the artist’s preoccupation with micro images and dichotomies between proximity and distance into an examination of memory and cognitive associations, Building Blocks maps the cellular make up of three elements nostalgic to the artist: jasmine, soil and Aleppo soap
Southern Hues by Tamashee
February 4 - 9, 2019
This exhibit by Tamashee features several photographs of Southern Saudi Arabia taken by Emirati, Saudi and Bahraini photographers. The exhibit displays aspects relevant to southern culture such as interior decor art, local dances, clothing, as well as landscapes.
Behind the Lens
February 2 - 12, 2019
For Teddy, photography is simply one of the many mediums he uses to express his creativity. Behind his projects and what inspires his creative photography concepts is the merging of all the art forms that Teddy loves: plaster and stone sculpting, wood work, drawing and painting. Featured body of work: "Disappearing Africa" and "Body Fruit”.
A Glimpse into the Glamour of the Past
The Odd Piece
February 6 - March 6, 2019
Best known for his iconic images of ‘attractive people in attractive places doing attractive things’, Slim Aarons (1916-2006), the photographer of the rich and the famous, documented with his camera a bygone era of carefree, glamorous living. Thanks to his hands-off intimacy, he established a special bond with his subjects and was granted privileged access to their private and intimate spaces. He was one of the first to employ a style of portraiture described as ‘environmental photography’.
January 16 - February 28, 2019
From Cambodia and Ladakh in India, to Al Gharbia in the UAE, Yiannis portrait subjects tell us our common story, that of human beings linked by the very same simple pervasive questions: “Why am I here? What is the meaning of all this?”