The exhibition “Journey” highlights the elements of Islamic arts | Gulf newspaper

Dubai: Gulf

Hala Badri, Director General of the Dubai Culture and Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), visited the exhibition “Journey” by the fine artist Seddiqa Juma, which was hosted by the authority at Al Safa Art and Design Library.

Badri reviewed the contents of the exhibition, which included contemporary paintings that explore the pilgrimage journey that has long inspired the artist Gomaa in her work. She praised the artist’s efforts, who professionally mixed the colors and materials used in her works, and enabled her to show the elements of Islamic arts in her works in an innovative way, and her ingenuity in presenting inspiring and stimulating art for reflection and dialogue, stressing: “In Dubai Culture, we are pleased to embrace artists from around the world and provide a platform that allows They have contact with the creative community in Dubai, which contributes to enhancing the emirate’s position as a destination for creative companies and individuals, and we are confident that they will contribute to enriching the thriving local creative scene.”

It is noteworthy that Seddiqa Juma is a Zanzibari plastic artist residing in London, specializing in contemporary Islamic art, graphic design and animation, in addition to publishing, and the winner of many awards, including the 2017 International Art Prize in Dubai for her painting “Diversity”.

Dubai Culture works to support and preserve the creative talents of Emiratis and residents, and to attract creators in various fields of arts and culture from around the world to study, live and work in Dubai; offering them a rich platform for growth and prosperity in one of the most desirable and ambitious destinations in the world.

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