Past
Exhibitions


Past Exhibitions

 
Design House 2016: Change, Coordinates + Someone Else

Design House 2016: Change, Coordinates + Someone Else

WHEN: Saturday 10 December, 2016 06:00PM - Saturday 25 February, 2017 10:00PM

VENUE: 1971 - Design Space, The Flag Island, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

With so many channels, available and accessible, how can people use their capacities to transform aspects of X’s life? Design House ’16 aims to bring together people who work in disparate mediums to make work that ease the necessities of X.

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Islamopolitan - Eindhoven

Islamopolitan - Eindhoven

WHEN: Saturday 22 October, 2016 10:00AM - Sunday 30 October, 2016 06:00PM

VENUE: Eindhoven – Dutch Design Week

Maraya Art Centre and 1971-Design Space, an initiative by Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq), are proud to announce that, after being shown in Milan, Istanbul and Kuwait, Islamopolitan is making its way to Eindhoven as part of the Dutch Design Week. The exhibition will run from 22 – 30 October, 2016.

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Test Bed ‘71

Test Bed ‘71

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.

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Once Upon DESIGN

Once Upon DESIGN

WHEN: Thursday 3 March, 2016 10:00AM - Saturday 2 July, 2016 10:00PM

VENUE: 1971 - Design Space, The Flag Island, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

A select group of makers have collaborated to unearth and experiment with elements of heritage from the Arabian Peninsula, working through their contemporary design practices across the fields of architecture, product and graphic design.

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Islamopolitan - Kuwait

Islamopolitan - Kuwait

WHEN: Thursday 12 November, 2015 07:00PM - Wednesday 18 November, 2015 10:00PM

VENUE: Contemporary Art Platform – CAP, Kuwait.

1971 — Design Space will be participating in Nuqat, a non-profit organisation based in Kuwait City that provides training programmes, lectures and cultural entertainment. The design space will be showcasing “Islamopolitan” exhibition . This show sheds the light on the conversation between Islam and design, it argues that this dialogue should not only focus on decorative characteristic. The name Islamopolitan is inspired by (Islam+Cosmopolitan) this term was chosen specifically for this exhibition as it conotates multiculturalism and diversity but also contextualisim.

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