Dubai has a growing Art and Photography scene with many art galleries hosting paintings and photographs from regional artists.

As part of your History and Practise of Photography course, and in order to increase your exposure to different styles of photography, you are required to visit exhibitions held at two different local galleries.

Objectives

1. Understand the art scene in Dubai and other cities
2. Enhance knowledge of photography and exposure to different photographers and styles.

Instructions

1. This is an individual project.
2. Read and understand the full brief of the project.
3. Visit one Photography exhibition held at any local gallery. To get you started, Dubaifaqs has a list of galleries in Dubai and Timeout has a list of current exhibitions. Gulfphotoplus also is one of the BEST places for this in Dubai.
4. Collect brochures and materials from the gallery regarding the exhibition. Take photos of the exhibition as proof that you were there.
5. After attending the exhibition, please fill out a “Gallery Visit Report”.
6. Attach brochures, material and printouts of at least two photos from your gallery visit and attach to the report.
7. Submits all gallery visit reports (hard copy) by Week 16. Please check the exact date on the calendar.

Time Frame

Please check the exact date on the calendar.

Deliverables

1. One gallery visit reports. These must be hard copy. Please download the file here.
2. Attached to EACH report must be brochures and material from the gallery and related to the exhibition. Also attached must be printouts of at least two photos.

Resources

1. Location and details of art galleries in Dubai
2. Current list of exhibitions in and around Dubai
3. Gulfphotoplus Exhibitions page
4. Gallery Visit Report document

Assessment

This project will be worth 10% of the total course grades for LSFA-N254 and will be assessed on the quality and completeness of your submission and report.