Dubai Next: Face of 21st Century Culture / Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein

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 ­Maktoum, 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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