The seventh edition of Sikka Art Fair – Dubai Art Season’s flagship initiative – celebrates visual and performing arts, music, film, literature and food from the March 11 to 21 2017 at Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood.
Showcasing GCC, Emirati and UAE-based artists, SIKKA 2017 features over 150 artists and institutions.
The highlights for SIKKA Art Fair 2017 include
- The Bahrain House, which showcases the work of five Bahrani artists,
- a collaboration between LOCO’MOTION Community Cinema and The Animation Chamber that will screen a diverse array of cultural films,
- and the fair’s traditional Closing Feast – a celebratory meeting of creative minds.
Artists in attendance will include the UAE’s Rashid Al Mulla and Brazil’s Cosmic Boys, Lebanese street artist Tarsila Schubert, and Dubai-based designer Miaser Al-Habori.
Now into its seventh successful year, the SIKKA Art Fair celebrates local talent and enhances the community’s pride in its rising stars, allowing Dubai Culture to nurture young talent, promote Emirati culture, and build a heritage that future generations will call their own.
SIKKA Art Fair complements the city-wide activation of cultural events that will take place during the fourth edition of Dubai Art Season, which runs throughout March and April 2017 and also includes Emirates Airline Festival of Literature, Art Dubai and Design Days Dubai, and the Middle East Film and Comic Convention, among hundreds of initiatives.