CreativityMarch 28, 2017

In The Name Of All The Rebellious Writers

A rant by a writer who wants to be accepted with her mainstream writing style in the elitist

ArtDecember 29, 2016

East Meets East, Not West- Cultural Relationships between UAE & Japan

Bringing attention to cultural platforms that link and celebrate the two cultures of the UAE and Japan. The

CaricatureDecember 3, 2016

Sail Caricature – Neighbor Favors

We’re proud to introduce our newest addition to Sail Magazine, a new section for caricatures: #SailCaricatures.  

ArtAugust 18, 2016

Using Art and Culture to Break Stereotypes

In a world ruled by media, it’s easy to accept stereotypes. But what if Art was used as

ArtMarch 16, 2016

Have You Heard Of Remote X?

Introducing Remote X, a project by Rimini Protokoll that is currently taking place in Abu Dhabi. The project is meant to give a whole new feeling and experience towards places that are common and familiar. Remote X is a piece of production by a group of artists who work under a Berlin-based label called Rimini

ArtFebruary 4, 2016

Do It بالعربي

Do It بالعربي is a new project presented to (and from) the Arab speaking world, based on the original Do It project initiated by Hans Ulrich Obrist in France, 1993. Sharjah Art Foundation is holding the first Arabic version of the “Do It” project under the title Do It بالعربي, Do It in Arabic. Do

ArtJanuary 20, 2016

Is There A Graffiti Movement In The UAE?

Looking into Grafitti art, what it means and how it is currently practiced in the UAE to determine whether there is an actual graffiti movement. Just like any other term, “graffiti” can be perceived in several ways. Some might see it as an impressive form of art while others might see it as a practice

ArtJanuary 12, 2016

A Resolutionless Year of Art Appreciation

Unlike the usual New Year guidelines, the author discourages resolutions. She also provides tips on art appreciation. 2015 was one of my best years yet. It was the year I decided I would not have any resolutions, and live for the moment instead. I decided to spend the year doing what I love and loving

ArtDecember 13, 2015

Orientalism – Biases in Art

Will art investment grow in the region? What is holding it back, and what do we need to

ArtDecember 7, 2015

Gibran – A School of Thought

Sharjah Art Museum hosted an exhibition for the renowned Lebanese- American artist Gibran Khalil Gibran that showcases paintings, sketches, and manuscripts under the theme of “A Humane Perspective”. My first encounter with Gibran Khalil Gibran was in my early teen years. I was travelling with my father and found Gibran’sThe Prophet in the hotel room we