Ocula City Dubai Dubai's local contemporary art scene is one that is emerging alongside the city's increasing popularity as a destination for international travel. The mix of tradition, different cultures and influences from the West have resulted in an art scene that is bold and fearless. Dubai's newfound cultural status is exemplified by Art Dubai, the Middle East and North Africa's premier art fair, highlighting Emirati artists and international themes. Art Dubai also coincides with Art Week and Sikka Art Fair, collectively drawing over 25,000 visitors, and making the period an ideal time to soak up Dubai's culture.
Ocula Conversation Kate Fowle Contemporary Galleries Curator, Art Dubai 2015 ‘I was asked to consider the galleries based on the direction of the fair, with its aim to reflect an “East-East/South-South” dialogue, as well an exchange between the established and emerging art capitals.’ Read More By ANABELLE DE GERSIGNY