Untold Stories Retold: Recent Exhibitions from the UAE's National Pavilion at the Venice Biennale
For the first time in the UAE, two exhibitions recently unveiled by the UAE at the Venice Biennale are presented in Abu Dhabi:
- Transformations: The Emirati National House, curated by Dr. Yasser Elsheshtawy, the UAE’s National Exhibition from the Venice Biennale’s 15th International Architecture Exhibition, 2016
- Rock, Paper, Scissors: Positions in Play, curated by Hammad Nasar, the UAE’s National
Exhibition from the Venice Biennale’s 57th International Art Exhibition, 2017
Visitors to Warehouse421 are invited to learn about UAE’s participation in the Venice Biennale through a behind-the-scenes view into the making of a national exhibition.
Warehouse421 is a hub for creativity and an active participant in Abu Dhabi’s creative ecosystem, dedicated to supporting learning, making, exhibition and commercial activity relevant to the local and regional creative industries. Since November 2015, Warehouse421 has hosted 11 exhibitions and showcased more than 200 local and regional artists and designers, providing a place for creatives to formally and informally convene.
Warehouse421 is hosting artists participating in the Art Dubai Residents.
7 March – 24 June 2018
Location: Mina Zayed, Abu Dhabi
Open: Tuesdays – Sundays, 10:00- 20:00
Image: Installation view, Transformations: The Emirati National House, 2016. Image courtesy National Pavilion UAE.