Art Dubai 2018
The much anticipated 'Art Dubai' will run from March 21-24, 2018 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It is here that over 500 international artists from modern and contemporary trajectories will be on view. This year the programming consists of multiple components including: commissions, residencies, performances, film and podcasts, education programs, the Global Art Forum and symposiums, among others. This edition of Art Dubai will focus on select artists from the South Asia region, Africa, the Middle East and more. In this article a a rundown on the events of this leading international art fair will be discussed, as well as some artists works to see this year.
The format of this year's Art Dubai programming aims to encourage audience engagement in multiple ways. This includes directly confonting the structure of the events, the works, and interaction with others. The focal emphasis of Art Dubai is towards providing support for the artists on view through proactive interest in their practices. It can be concluded that an aspect of the mission of Art Dubai is to value the relationship between the artists and the event, as the healthy interconnection between the two can lead to great potentials. What is consistent is that all the artists on view share a vast accumulation of vision, perspective and skills.