The UAE’s Ras Al-Khaimah Fine Arts Festival recently kicked off its eighth edition in the Al-Jazirah Al-Hamra Heritage Village. The festival brings with it a packed program that includes thought-provoking exhibitions, keynote speeches and more than 100 local and international artists hailing from 33 different countries.
Highlights from Ras Al-Khaimah Fine Arts Fest
The Emirati jewelry artist is known for her cutting-edge jewelry handmade out of precious materials such as white gold, silver and diamonds in addition to leather and palm branches.
Hamad Abdullah Saghran
An Emirati filmmaker, he will showcase his short film “And What’s Next?” He’s this year’s recipient of the Ras Al-Khaimah Fine Arts Festival Grant.
The Chinese-American photographer and journalist’s award-winning images chronicle conservation and indigenous issues.
Hailing from Kuwait, the artist, who is a member of the Kuwait Arts Association, specializes in wood sculptures.
A Latin American photographer who hails from Argentina, Alkalay’s work has been internationally exhibited in galleries, museums and art fairs.
A conceptual artist and sculptor who was born in Ras Al Khaimah. Through her work, Al-Shehhi focuses on extracting and exposing the “natural art” that is all around us.