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A full programme of workshops complemented Abu Dhabi Art 2010, from the period of 4-7 November.

Complimentary workshops:

Mono-print making: A mixture of printmaking and painting, mono-print making techniques are used by artists from Edgar Degas to Tracey Emin. The workshop examines and explores this fascinating, fun and versatile medium, and is open to all ages and abilities. 4 & 6 November 11.30-13.00, 18.30-20.00

Art to Art: Create art inspired by works exhibited at Abu Dhabi Art in a 90 minute drawing and sculpture workshop. With tuition and guidance from specialist tutors and practitioners, this fun insight into making art from art is open to all ages and abilities. 5 & 7 November 11.30-13.00, 18.30-20.00

Workshops with the international designers taking part in Abu Dhabi Art are subject to a 50 AED participation fee:

Khatt Foundation: A workshop exploring and creating urban 3D multilingual typography and creating site specific  typographic work with Huda Smitshuijzen AbiFares and Joumana Al Jabri. 4 November 14.00-18.00

Estudio Campana: A workshop held by Estudio Campana. 5 November 14.00-18.00

Formafantasma: A pinewood beam will be excavated to create a void that forms the mould of a vessel. The remnants will be combined with flour and natural limestone, pressed back into the pine beam, slowly dried then waterproofed with pine resin. 6 November 14.00-18.00

Unfold presents L´Artisan Electronique: A workshop using innovative design tools for 3D modelling and printing. 7 November 14.00-18.00


Prior registration is essential for all design workshops please call +9712 690 8207. Payment for the design workshops is accepted at Saadiyat Cultural District Exhibition in Emirates Palace at Manarat Al Saadiyat or in the Design Studio during Abu Dhabi Art.

Download the full programme schedule here, to find out more about the talks.