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Emirates 2021 Abu Dhabi Festival presents an exceptional closing episode of the series 2021 Art during Covid 2021

Emirates 2021 Abu Dhabi Festival presents an exceptional closing episode of the series 2021 Art during Covid 2021

Abu Dhabi Festival 2021, sponsored by the main partner Mubadala Investment Company (Mubadala), and under the slogan “The Future Starts Now”, and within the framework of its dialogue seminars as part of the “Think Tank” initiative, announced the presentation of a sixth final episode of the series “Art during Covid”, which is managed by a resident.

And the director of the series, the Emirati artist Jalal Luqman, and includes several dialogues and discussions of creators and artists who participated over the past episodes, meet in this episode virtually and answer the questions of the audience who followed the event from around the worldThe sixth episode, which comes on the basis of the great success achieved by the previous series of documentary episodes “Art during Covid”, and broadcast earlier this month, is unique to a message from Hoda Ibrahim Al-Khamis, founder of the Abu Dhabi Group for Culture and Arts, founder and artistic director of the Abu Dhabi Festival.

In a video, I went to the artists to salute them the spirit of perseverance and determination that did not dissuade them from expressing their artistic sense during the exceptional circumstances that the world is going through due to the “Covid 19” pandemic.

In her message, she emphasized that the artistic dialogue that the “Art During Covid” series started and reached many artists around the world must continue to consolidate the status of art and its societal role in recovering from the pandemicIn this exceptional episode, Emirati artist Jalal Luqman talks with Emirati plastic artists: Dr.

Najat Makki, Sumaya Al Suwaidi, Matar Bin Lahej, Azza Al Qubaisi, Saqqaf Al Hashemi, Khuloud Al Jabri, Obaid Al Badour, Patricia Milnes, and Michael Rice.

The previous five episodes of the series “Art during Covid”, which began broadcasting on the digital platforms of the Abu Dhabi Festival on January 26, have witnessed; To discuss the impact of the “Covid 19” pandemic on the practices of art and artists, the wide participation and interaction of the public and intellectuals around the world, as the five episodes were watched by more than a million people around the world.

Previous episodes shed light on the ways in which the “Covid 19” pandemic has changed the practices of artists and creators, the effects of stone and social divergence in light of the pandemic, how artists’ works are displayed during the closure period, virtual exhibitions via digital platforms, and whether they can replace traditional exhibitions in the future, and expectations.

Artists on the future of art after the pandemic, and the importance of patrons in the art worldIt is worth noting that the “Rawaq Al Fikr” event, which is part of the series of “Art during Covid”, is one of the Abu Dhabi Festival initiatives, which were launched in 2010, to create a unique environment to embrace fruitful cultural and artistic dialogues And hosting leading experts, professionals and thinkers, as Al-Riwaq has organized more than 24 dialogue seminars so far, and has hosted more than a hundred speakers, with the participation of an audience from the UAE and the world

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Emirates 2021 Abu Dhabi Festival presents an exceptional closing episode of the series 2021 Art during Covid 2021
Emirates 2021 Abu Dhabi Festival presents an exceptional closing episode of the series 2021 Art during Covid 2021