“This exhibition tells the story of Dubai from a cultural angle. It shows the making of 21st century culture, built upon the vision and heritage of the Emirati people and their fellow global citizens everywhere, as well as how these ideas take shape on architectural, urbanistic and cultural projects for the next decades.” —Rem Koolhaas and Jack Persekian
Exhibition: “Dubai Next,” Vitra Design Museum in conjunction with Art Basel, Weil Am Rhein, Germany, June 2008.
Keywords: exhibitions, curatorial practice, art, contemporary, modern, culture, architecture, buildings, space, urbanism, infrastructure, lanscape, masterplanning, design, development, modernization, photography, research, installation, Rem Koolhaas, OMA, Zaha Hadid, Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein, Germany, Dubai, Emirates, UAE, Southwest Asia (”Middle East”), North Africa, Arab world
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