Warehouse421 - Wednesdays at the Warehouse - April 2016

This month sees the last batch of events from the current season of Wednesays at the Warehouse programme which started in January this year. As always, it includes workshops, talks and film screenings.

Here's the line up:

Wednesday 13th April 2016

Workshop: Patterns of the Sea - Textile Printing

5.30pm - 7.30pm

Participants are led through a step-by-step process of printing on textiles by extracting visual elements found in photos of journeys through the ocean, fishing and surfing, drawing various patterns which are transferred into stencils used to transfer impressions on fabric.

Instructor: Khalid Mezaina, Artist

Alumni, the Salama bint Hamdan Emerging

Artists Fellowship (SEAF)

In collaboration with SEAF.

Film screenings - 7.30pm - 9.30pm

Dry Hot Summers 

Directed by Sherif Elbendary

Egypt, Germany | PG13 | Comedy | 32 minutes | 2015

Two paths cross on a hot, dry, day in Cairo. A desperate cancer patient meets a bride, who wants to wear her wedding gown and prepare for a photograph with her groom. A day unlike any other.

The Atlantic

Directed by Jan-Willem van Ewijk

Morocco, Netherlands, Germany, Belgium | PG 15 | Drama, Adventure | 94 minutes | 2015

A Moroccan fisherman sets off on an epic journey towards Europe on his wind surfboard. But the pursuit of dreams does not come without sacrifice.

Wednesday, 27th April 2016

Panel talk: Archival Photography: Practices and Projects in the UAE

6.30pm - 8.00pm

What constitutes an archive? Why build and maintain an archive? How are archives built and used? Join an intriguing discussion among representatives of the leading archives in the UAE to explore the significance and various approaches to archiving in the Emirates. 


Karen Davies, Crown Prince Court, Abu Dhabi

Abdallah Al Bastaki, National Archive

Dr. Shamoon Zamir, Akkasah Center for Photography, NYU Abu Dhabi

Dr. Michele Bambling, Lest We Forget

Moderated by: Shamma Al Mheiri

In collaboration with Lest We Forget.