Comic Craze showcases 49 artists from the UAE, and sheds light on the ingenuity of the creation of satirical, comic and critical cartoons. These talented individuals use their art to observe and comment on the contradictions of human and social behaviour and the intricacies of modern life.
The exhibition takes viewers back to their childhood memories as it includes Japanese anime cartoons, which were dubbed into Arabic and viewed by many generations in the Arab world. This brought many generation together sharing their love for the songs and scenes that will live on forever.
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“LOBI LOBI: Pascale Marthine Tayou” celebrates the work of internationally renowned contemporary artist Pascale Marthine Tayou. This exhibition presents works which examine the scarcity and excess of resources in the contemporary landscape. Named after the artist’s poem LOBI LOBI, the exhibition highlights the rich paradoxes of consumer and material culture. The show comprises vibrant and thought-provoking sculptures, mixed media, and installation works.
“BOBO LAND: Pascale Marthine Tayou” introduces young audiences and their families to Pascale Marthine Tayou’s works through a series of interactive and engaging activations. Visitors will be able to explore the show through the eyes of “Bobo”, Tayou’s persona of a dreaming child discovering and inventing their own future. The exhibit accompanies the artist’s main exhibition, “LOBI LOBI: Pascale Marthine Tayou”.
WAVE is a public digital media artwork by the artistic collective d’strict. Using an anamorphic illusion technique, the 2D installation recreates perpetually surging three-dimensional waves and was first showcased at COEX K-Pop Square, Seoul, South Korea. WAVE was unveiled by DCT Abu Dhabi under its Public Art Abu Dhabi initiative.