FROM MARCH 29 TO APRIL 3, THE INSTITUT FRANÇAIS IS SUPPORTING 5 FRENCH GALERIES ATTENDING ART DUBAI

ART DUBAI The Institut Français in the United Arab Emirates congratulates Art Dubai for holding, this major event of the UAE art scene which will take place from March 29 to April 3, 2021 at Gate Building – Dubai International Financial Center (DIFC). The Institut Français also welcomes the willingness of several members of the French artistic scene to travel to the United Arab Emirates to participate in the event. Indeed, the galleries: Templon, Perrotin, Continua, Nathalie Obadia, Mark Hachem will be present. […]

Abu Dhabi Art x Institut français in the UAE

Installation "Patterns" by the artist Julien Poidevin From November 21st to November 23rd,  Abu Dhabi Art Fair, the international contemporary art fair, will host a production of the Institut français in the UAE / Cultural department of the French Embassy. “Patterns” is an immersive installation of the multimedia artist, Julien Poidevin, which combine new technologies and traditional [...]

Exhibition: “Le French Design – How Innovation Creates History”

THE EXHIBITION: "LE FRENCH DESIGN – HOW INNOVATION CREATES HISTORY" DUBAI DESIGN DISTRICT FROM 12-17 NOVEMBER, 2018.             This year, The Institut Français in the UAE, the cultural department of the French Embassy, is participating in Dubai Design Week with a project entirely dedicated to the emerging French design scene. [...]

Globes: Visions of the World – Louvre Abu Dhabi

Inauguration of « Globes, Visions of the World » / « Le Monde en Sphères ». Ludovic Pouille, Ambassador of France to the UAE Louvre Abu Dhabi presents from March 23 to June 2,  the second temporary exhibition, Globes: Visions of the World. Globes, archaeological remains, coins, scripts or prints, astrolabes, world maps and [...]

ART WEEK: Tahar Ben Jelloun writer and artist

The Alliance française Dubai  has welcomed the French-Moroccan poet Tahar Ben Jelloun, winner of the Goncourt prize for his novel The Sacred Night. On the occasion of  La Semaine de la Francophonie, the author came to present his latest work, The punishment, published by Gallimard, an autobiographical narrative. It is filled with anecdotes telling the [...]