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Weekend culture guide: May 5-7

Weekend culture guide: May 5-7

Art 29, Artspace, Al Serkal Avenue

Text: Faizal Dahlawia

Editor: Shannon Wylie

Art and sports fashion are at the fore of the region's cultural scene this weekend and here are the places you need to be and be seen.

As art aficionados also look forward to a showcase of traditional Middle Eastern art in Dubai as well as a unique female-centirc exhibition in Doha, Dubai's art district, Al Serkal Avenue, is gearing up for a showcase of must-have Asics shoes, sourced from an exclusive private collection. 

Currents by Emergeast

Online art gallery Emergeast has taken over Art 29 at the W Doha Hotel and Residences for a must-see exhibition titled Currents. Here 30 multi-disciplinary masterpieces by an all-female line-up are on display. The highlight of the show will be the debut of Yeebhom, a news series of paintings by one of Qatar's emerging artists, Bouthayna Al Muftah.

Weekend culture guideMay 5-7

Currents will run until May 20 at Art 29.

Huwa by Nassar Mansour

Artspace Dubai is hosting an exclusive solo exhibition by renowned artist Nassar Mansour. The Jordanian master calligrapher showcases his newest body of work, Huwa, a collection of pieces that include both paintings and sculptures, all of which were inspired by Islamic traditions.    

Weekend culture guideMay 5-7

Huwa by Nassar Mansour will run until May 18 at Artspace.

Asics showcase at The Good Life Space

Browse through an exclusive collection of limited edition Gel Lite III Asics Tiger trainers. Part of a private collection by an anonymous Middle Eastern Asics connoisseur – who owns more than 500 pairs of Asics shoes – the coveted footwear on display were designed in collaboration with global designers and retail partners including Colette in Paris and celebrated sneaker shop, Titolo. 

Weekend culture guide May 5-7

The Asics showcase will run at the The Good Life Space in Al Serkal from May 5-7. 

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