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Safina Radio Project at The Dhaka Art Summit 2016

From 5–8 February, Safina Radio Project broadcasts conversations and performative pieces by artists, writers and curators at the summit, drawing on their encounters with the city. Subtitled ‘not as far as it seems,’ Safina Radio Project takes questions of belonging and home as a departure point. Responding to the practices, curatorial premises and work exhibited at the Dhaka Art Summit 2016, SRP explores common grounds within historical contexts, providing a cross-section of origins and their interpretations. Pre-programmed and commissioned pieces open up a broad cultural context for Dhaka; literature, architecture, art and music content will bring to the fore the rich cultural undercurrents of one of Asia’s most complex cities, drawing listeners closer to Dhaka as a centre for cultural discourse. You will find us by the old bus, outside the Shilpakala Academy. The programme is constantly being updated, check back each day for the confirmed schedule! PROGRAM: 4 February 2pm Iftikhar Dadi, Zihan Karim, Marzia Farhana and Nada Raza in conversation about The Missing One – ‘Enchantment, alienation and dystopia become the plot for …

Sabado Coffee Club Take Five

Coffee continues to provide everlasting fascination, as a subject it has more plots and twists than an HBO box set, so to encourage open exploration of coffee is ‘Sabado Coffee Club’, a Dubai based social club/coffee club that encourages socialising over a good cup of coffee. Sabado Coffee Club is held on the first saturday of the month and hosted by a different cafe space each time. Sabado Coffee Club presents fascinating coffees by interesting roasters from all over the world which are brewed to taste. We then collect the votes to find the favourite and we make a filter brew of the winner for all to enjoy. Simple. The fifth Sabado Coffee Club Meeting Took place at A4 Space located within Alserkal Avenue in Dubai. A4 Space is dedicated to giving space to creatives of Dubai. They have a screening room, a small retail space for local artisans and designers and an Appetite Cafe which all go to make a community-led space… A great reflection of Sabado Coffee Club. We had a varied selection of roasters from London, …

Sabado Coffee Club goes fourth

Coffee culture is on the rise in the Middle East, particularly in Dubai. Reflecting this increasing interest in coffee is ‘Sabado Coffee Club.’ A Dubai based social club/coffee club that encourages socialising over a good cup of coffee. Sabado Coffee Club is held on the first saturday of the month and hosted by a different cafe space each time. Sabado Coffee Club presents fascinating coffees by interesting roasters from all over the world which are brewed to taste. We then collect the votes to find the favourite and we make a filter brew of the winner for all to enjoy . simple. The fourth Sabado Coffee Club was held at Creekside, a lovely cafe on the waters edge of Dubai’s beautiful Creek. Creekside is Dubai’s newest contemporary cultural space and cafe. Its focus lies primarily on architecture, art, culture, design and heritage. Located in the heart of old Dubai, Creekside is a place of artistic expression, debate and knowledge exchange. So it was a perfect host for Sabado Coffee Club. Creekside prepared a menu especially for …