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Tashkeel Talk: Generative Art Practices

On the 9th of August, 2022, Tashkeel invites everyone for a monthly online talk in Zoom.

Tashkeel hosts monthly online talks on specialised topics by industry experts who share their personal experience and knowledge. These talks are designed to give artists and designers critical tools to further their professional development and careers.

This Tuesday, the talk will address the topic of generative art practices. Mohammed Shaibani and Moza Al Matrooshi will host the Tashkeel Talks, discussing what the creative economy of the UAE means for professional artists. The Talk will be interesting to people of all disciplines within the UAE, and those who are interested in the UAE creative economy and industry.

The Dubai Creative Economy Strategy is focused at transforming Dubai into an international destination for creativity and the capital of creative economy by 2025. In 2019, the cultural and creative sector of Dubai produced more than Dh37 billion in output. In addition, more than 108,000 people across all the main industries were employed. The number of people working in the creative economy stands for about 3.6 percent of the total human resources in the city.

Mohammed Al Shaibani is a comic book artist. He has a BSc in Graphic Design from the American University of Sharjah and a MFA in Sequential Art from Savannah College of Art and Design. His inspiration is the Macho era of comics. The artist has been a Tashkeel instructor since 2012.

“Evergreen” by Moza Almatrooshi, 2018

Sharjah-based Moza Al Matrooshi is a conceptual artist. She holds an MFA from Slade School of Fine Art in London. The artist explores the mythology from the Arabian Peninsula, which she sees through modern perspective. For her art, she uses performances, moving image and audio media, and text-based work. 

The talk will begin at 5.30pm and last until 7pm. Zoom link will be sent upon registration.

Online talks on specialised topics are held monthly by Tashkeel. Industry experts share personal experience and knowledge. The talks are aimed to provide artists and designers with critical tools in order to upgrade their professional development and careers.

To learn more and register, please visit the official webpage of the event.

You might be also interested in watching a webinar “Arts for Health and Wellbeing” from Louvre Abu Dhabi.

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