x Abu Dhabi, UAEMonday 24 July 2017

5 Things to Do Today: see a Kuwaiti photo exhibition

Plus: see artwork depicting women involved in the Algerian War of Independence, buy some art, eat some pizza and attend photography workshops.

Kuwaiti photographer Tarek Al Ghoussein's K Files exhibition tells the story of his life. Courtesy the Third Line
Kuwaiti photographer Tarek Al Ghoussein's K Files exhibition tells the story of his life. Courtesy the Third Line

See the exhibition K Files, in which the Kuwaiti photographer Tarek Al Ghoussein uses an installation of personal paraphernalia to tell the story of his family life. From 10am to 7pm (closed Fridays), The Third Line, Al Quoz, Dubai, 04 341 1367, www.thethirdline.com.

View Asad Faulwell’s exhibition Bed of Broken Mirrors, in which the American artist presents a series of painted and collaged works that depict the stories of some of the women involved in the Algerian War of Independence. From 10am to 6pm, Saturdays to Thursdays (closed Fridays), Lawrie Shabibi, Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz, Dubai, 04 346 9906, www.lawrieshabibi.com.

Find works by more than 25 international artists ranging from contemporary to traditional and in a variety of media at the Art Hub Affordable Art Sale. From 9am to 8pm, Art Hub, Plot 38 MW5, Mussaffah, Abu Dhabi, 02 551 5005, www.adah.ae.

Check out the retooled Italian eatery da Vinci, where there are new family-sized pizzas. Until the end of the month, there is a 50 per cent discount on pizzas and pastas or take your pick of any pizza or pasta with two select house beverages for Dh79. Millennium Airport Hotel, Casablanca Street, Al Garhoud, Dubai, 04 702 8811, www.millenniumhotels.ae/millenniumdubai.

Book workshops and seminars at GPP 2014. This year’s photography festival, which runs from March 7 to 14, includes sessions on food photography, shooting urban landscapes, incorporating other media in your images, travel and more. Gulf Photo Plus, Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz, Dubai, 04 380 8545, to register and for the full schedule, visit www.gulfphotoplus.com.

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