Tags : culture

Sculpting Legos as an artistic expression to the world

Legos which is mostly kids toy for most but it means a lot more to 42-year-old Ghanaian Canadian artist Ekow Nimako. Ranging from a flower girl holding a giant bee to the Ghanaian kingdom in the year 3020 are all art sculpture pieces that he has built using only black Legos. “I’m making art. This is […]...Read More

A new study reports people will soon lose over 1500

CANBERRA: 1,500 languages could die out by 2100, according to a new study. The research by Australian National University (ANU) found that of the world’s 7,000 recognised languages, around half are currently endangered – with 1,500, particularly at risk. “We found that without immediate intervention, language loss could triple in the next 40 years. And […]...Read More

Everywhere Classroom — An interactive game to insight the feeling

DUBAI: An interactive game that combines theatre and gaming design, and will teach players how to transcend language and culture to collectively solve global challenges, is being showcased at Expo 2020 Dubai’s Nexus for People and Planet. The Everywhere Classroom invites gamers to step into another world to help a community achieve long-lasting prosperity in a time […]...Read More

Dubai to grasp the creative pulse better with the launch

DUBAI: In a new step aligned with its role as a planner, enabler and regulator of the cultural and creative sector in the emirate, Dubai Culture and Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) launched “The Dubai Framework for Cultural Statistics”. It sets a comprehensive, local statistical framework and classification of the domains and activities of the creative […]...Read More

A café where creators unite to create

DUBA: Dubai welcomes Studio Paper, a cafe offering art-fanatics, designers, business owners, freelancers, and out-of-the-box thinkers a creative coworking space to brew new ideas, print them, and enjoy café-like vibes! Located next to Al Safa Park Studio Paper is a first-of-its-kind concept born with the aim to provide UAE’s creatives with a spot to escape […]...Read More

A man who set out to inspire the world through

Honolulu, Hawaii-based artist Kamea Hadar has lost count of how many murals he’s painted in his career — his best guess is at least 50 over the past decade. He’s painted a larger-than-life portrait of former US president Barack Obama on the side of a Honolulu law firm and wrapped a Lamborghini with vinyl of […]...Read More

Preserving the Emirati heritage one weave at a time

DUBAI: Um Muhammad braves the hot sun and the long distance from Ras Al Khaimah to Expo 2020 Dubai every day, to be an ambassador of Emirati heritage. Um Muhammad proudly shows off her crafting skills, giving visitors the opportunity to learn about the UAE’s culture. She aims to instill the value of authenticity in the […]...Read More