Pioneering Exhibition "Beyond" Set to Captivate Audiences at Abu Dhabi Art 2016
Abu Dhabi, November 12, 2016: Abu Dhabi Art will this year showcase the masterfully curated Beyond, a pioneering public art platform curated by Fabrice Bousteau for large-scale sculptures and artistic installations. The multiple installations of Abu Dhabi’s dynamic art scene will engage visitors with carefully articulated installations within Manarat Al Saadiyat and sites across the city for six months from November 2016 to May 2017.
Wang Dongling will perform ‘Monumental Calligraphy’ live on Wednesday 16 November in the outdoor space of the gardens in Manarat Al Saadiyat.
Nja Mahdaoui’s Douroub, is a mixed media on drum vellum and wood installation at Manarat Al Saadiyat.
Giovanni Ozzola, represented by GALLERIA CONTINUA presents Scars, 2013, a large-scale installation engraving on brass plates.
Abu Dhabi Art’s closing performance is Michelangelo Pistoletto’s The Third Paradise, (Terzo Paradiso), which comes to life thanks to a group of amateur percussionists, while a series of videos shot by artists inspired by the theme animate the garden of the art fair on 19 November
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About Abu Dhabi Art
Abu Dhabi Art offers a multi-disciplinary experience combining an art fair with a diverse arts programme. The art fair presents innovative and established galleries from around the world showcasing artworks for sale, and the Abu Dhabi Art programme features a dynamic interdisciplinary platform for all audiences to enjoy. Organised by Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi), Abu Dhabi Art continuously evolves and adapts to the ongoing developments of the cultural landscape in the Saadiyat Cultural District and the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, promoting the city as a catalyst for art and culture.
About Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority
Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority conserves and promotes the heritage and culture of Abu Dhabi emirate and leverages them in the development of a world-class, sustainable destination of distinction which enriches the lives of visitors and residents alike. The authority manages the emirate’s tourism sector and markets the destination internationally through a wide range of activities aimed at attracting visitors and investment. Its policies, plans and programmes relate to the preservation of heritage and culture, including protecting archaeological and historical sites and to developing museums, including the Louvre Abu Dhabi, Zayed National Museum and Guggenheim Abu Dhabi. The authority supports intellectual and artistic activities and cultural events to nurture a rich cultural environment and honour the emirate’s heritage. A key authority role is to create synergy in the destination’s development through close co-ordination with its wide-ranging stakeholder base.