Category Archives: United Arab Emirates

Sahara Surreal @ The Empty Quarter

Exhibition: September 7 – October 14, 2011 Sahara Surreal trails the bandwidth of 21st century life in the Great Desert, unhinging stereotypes along the way. Andrew McConnell portrays the underexposed Saharawis, who turn plastic into gold with designer Florie Salnot. … Continue reading

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Of Blind Men & Elephants @ The Empty Quarter

Of Blind Men & Elephants Exhibition: June 14 – July 31, 2011 Anyone attempting to offer a comprehensive survey of contemporary Indian photography will soon resemble the mythical blind men who were unable to comprehend the entire form of the … Continue reading

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Steve Sabella @ The Empty Quarter

Euphoria & Beyond Exhibition: May 2 – June 11, 2011 Steve Sabella, born in Jerusalem in 1975, is a London / Berlin based artist. He is the holder of the Ellen Auerbach Award (2008) granted by the Akademie der Künste (Academy of the … Continue reading

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The Spectacle of War @ The Empty Quarter

The Spectacle of War March 14 – April 30, 2011 Reception: March 14, 6 –  11 pm Contemporary war is presented as a post-modern spectacle, with fluid roles and changing seat orders for viewers, actors, directors and back-stage technicians alike. … Continue reading

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“The Worst Journey in the World” @ The Empty Quarter

The Terra Nova held up in the pack, December 13th, 1910 The Worst Journey in the World Captain Scott’s Antarctic expedition 1910 -1913 The photographs of Herbert Ponting December 9, 2010 – January 9, 2011 The Empty Quarter Gate Village, Bldg … Continue reading

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Dark Heavens – Hunters and Shamans of Mongolia @ The Empty Quarter

Sheik Pawli’s ‘Karang’ Eagle, Deloun, Bayin Olgii © Hamid Sardar Upcoming: October 19 – November 7, 2010 Dark Heavens – Hunters and Shamans of Mongolia Platinum Prints by Hamid Sardar-Afkhami Inspired by the pioneers such as Edward Curtis, who photographed … Continue reading

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