“Islamopolitan” in Nuqat Creative Conference


Date: Thursday 12 Nov, 2015 - Wednesday 18 Nov, 2015
Time: 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Venue: CAP Kuwait, as part of Nuqat 2015 program Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

1971 — Design Space will be participating in Nuqat, a non-profit organisation based in Kuwait City that provides training programmes, lectures and cultural entertainment. The design space will be showcasing  “Islamopolitan” exhibition . This show sheds the light on the conversation between Islam and design, it argues that this dialogue should not only focus on decorative characteristic. The name Islamopolitan is inspired by (Islam+Cosmopolitan) this term was chosen specifically for this exhibition as it conotates  multiculturalism and diversity but also contextualisim.

The show’s exhibitors and their work include:

Nanu Al Hamad – “Al Safa w Al Marwa”

Jassim Al Nashmi – “Mashallah”

Azra Aksamija “Nomadic Mosque” and “Flocking Mosque” 

Zahed Sultan – “Islamopolitan”

Zara Hussein – “Abstraction”