Project Space / Mona Ayyash, Rajaa Khalid, Sara Naim
May 06 - June 10, 2010
The Third Line introduces a new initiative to its programming with the introduction of a Projects Space. This new viewing section is in addition to the existing main space of the gallery, is for its first year, dedicated to exhibiting works by upcoming and locally based artists. Projects – named so based on the principal usage and reason for the area, will hold separate exhibitions and smallerindividual artist based ventures on the upper level of the gallery. Projects at The Third Line is scheduled to open in May 2010, coinciding with Abbas Akhavan’s first solo exhibition, Islands held in the main gallery space.
The inaugural exhibition at Projects at The Third Line is a group photography show, Dubai Episode. Personal insights of the changing city is seen through the eyes of three female photographers: 10, who have lived or are currently residing in Dubai, each project portraying a unique interpretation of what they see.