The Flag Island
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
1971 is a multi-functional design space dedicated to exhibition, display and discussion on all forms of contemporary design ranging from graphic, furniture to interior as well as interactive design and new technologies. Through a mixture of curated exhibitions and public programmes 1971 aims to become a regional and international design hub in the UAE working in close proximity with local designers, architects, schools and universities. 1971 will also serve as an informal meeting point and includes a fully serviced cafe for the enjoyment of the public.
WHEN: Monday 3 October, 2016 10:00AM - Saturday 12 November, 2016 10:00PM
VENUE: 1971 - Design Space, The Flag Island, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
This exhibition, will showcase the space’s collection since its inauguration in 2015, and will survey the variety of experiment-driven approaches and thinking processes by designers throughout the different exhibitions held since 2015.
The installation process, often private and precedent to the exhibition opening, will become a public event on its own to engage audiences with the process of building an exhibition.