Currently, the Vitra Design Museum is showing an exhibition that aims at telling the story of Dubai from a cultural angle. Together with the exhibition “Living under the Crescent Moon” the exhibition “Dubai Next: Face of 21st Century Culture”, being located in Zaha Hadid’s Firestation at the Vitra Campus, complements the museum’s focus on Arab domestic and contemporary culture in 2008. The exhibition, a cooperation between the Dubai Culture & Arts Authority and the Vitra Design Museum, has been curated by Rem Koolhaas and Jack Persekian. The exhibition was officially opened by Sheikh Majid bin Mohammad bin Rashid Al ÂMaktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai who was guided through the exhibition by Michael Schindhelm, director for culture, arts and heritage, Dubai Culture & Arts Authority. Dubai Next runs until September 14, 2008. Vitra Design Museum, June 4, 2008.
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