Past
Exhibitions


Past Exhibitions

 
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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DE.FASH.STRUCTION

DE.FASH.STRUCTION

WHEN: Wednesday 7 October, 2015 07:00PM - Saturday 26 December, 2015 10:00PM

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

The designers in De.Fash.Struction explore ways of documenting the United Arab Emirates’ rich cultural heritage through the medium of contemporary fashion. They employ the techniques of deconstruction in their newly commissioned projects for this exhibition.

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Garden After

Garden After

WHEN: Wednesday 24 June, 2015 10:30PM - Saturday 26 September, 2015 10:00PM

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

Garden After stems from Jamal Tayara-Baroudy’s interest in the spiritual symbolism of the Abrahamic religions’ notions of Paradise, specifically the descriptions that appear in the Quran. The exhibition also draws inspiration from the history of Islamic Garden Architecture and the designer’s childhood memories.

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Zero

Zero

WHEN: Wednesday 11 March, 2015 07:00PM - Saturday 23 May, 2015 11:30PM

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

Zero is the inaugural exhibition at 1971, Maraya Art Centre’s new non-profit design gallery on The Flag Island. The exhibition presents newly commissioned projects by local designers working with eco-friendly materials.

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