A G LO B AL A U DI E N C E , O N C E A G AI N : C E N TRAL A S IA N ART AT ART D U B AI – TAASA Review June 2014


This article was originally found in the June 2014 edition of TAASA Review (Volume 23, Issue 2, Page 12).

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Asher Kohn T aking over the grounds of Madinat Jumeirah (one of the Persian Gulf’s largest hotels) for four days every March, Art Dubai has become one of the world’s foremost art fairs.

Now in its eighth year, Art Dubai sequesters a portion of its wallspace for Marker, a curated, thematic program of booth exhibitions and educational initiatives.

Amid its acres of commercial gallery space and plethora of workshops, performances and tours, Art Dubai touts Marker as a ‘site of discovery and cross-cultural exchange’, each year devoted to a particular theme or geography. Marker 2014, Tour, 2014, Art Dubai 2014 Slavs and Tatars, the renowned artists’ collective that concentrates on the space between the Berlin Wall and the Great Wall, curated Marker this year...