Connecting, Creativity and Collaboration

A 230 m2 mural – a fusion of Middle Eastern-Oriental and historic-mondern art is a new attaction in Ibn Battuta Mall in Dubai (UAE). Created (live art) during DSS (Dubai Summer Surprises) in August 2020, by the artist Shahul Hameed in colaboration with ZeeArts Gallery.

Dubai is a city where dream come true and more than 200 nationalities coexist in harmony. This new creation at Ibn Battuta will take customers on a journey of culture and vision, reflecting an overall theme of Connecting, Creativity and Collaboration. – Zaahirah Muthy, curator of ZeeArts Gallery

Ibn Battuta Mall, with its six themed courts, reflects the regions explored by the famous traveler Ibn Battuta: China, India, Persia, Egypt, Andalusia and Tunisia. It is the world’s biggest themed mall.


Sep 15, 2020


Ibn Battuta Mall, Sheikh Zayed Rd, Jebel Ali Village, Dubai

Ξ Ibn Battuta Mall webpage

∇ Location: view on Google Maps

⛭ Weather in Dubai


See also:

In the footsteps of Ibn Battuta | The most beautiful coffee shop


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Dubai Mall

Dubai Mall – the world’s second largest shopping mall (by total area – 502,000 m²) and 26. by  gross leasable area. Opened in May 2009, it used to be the world’s largest shopping mall and in 2011 – the most visited builiding (54 million people). The Dubai Mall is a part of Downtown Dubai complex and includes more than 1200 shops (and among them – the biggest candy shop in the world) and apart from that:


Aug 2020


Ξ Dubai Mall webpage

∇ Location: view on Google Maps

⛭ Weather in Dubai


See also:

Dubai World Records: Dubai Mall | The WaterfallWaterfall and ducks | Deep Blue: Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo | Fish | The souk | Sugar, ah honey, honey… | To be like 007


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Wild Kong

Wild Kong, a sculpture by French artist Richard Orlinski, it is a reinterpretation of King Kong creature. This artwork is located in Dubai Mall – ground floor, near Apple store (before at Address Downtown Crossing).


Jul 13, 2020

Wild Kong’s twin brother roars in London: I’m a fan of modesty (by Travel with Intent).


Ξ ART EMAAR webpage

⛭ Weather in Dubai


See also – Dubai Art:

Chorus | Dandelions | Dubai Festive | Khalvat – Privacy | Love Me | OPERA | Reflections of Dubai | Reopening | Together


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Travelling through Art: 3D Canvas Festival

3D Canvas Festival at City Walk in Dubai, UAE, with a theme: Travelling through Art. Artworks by UAE-based Mahra Al Falahi and Saggaf Al Hashmi, and Juandrés Vera from Mexico.



See also:

3D Canvas Festival at City Walk: 3D Canvas Festival

Murals at City Walk: Street Art at City Walk | Figures | Figures II

Murals in Dubai: Kite Beach | Happiness in Bur Dubai

Other art at City Walk: A walk in the city | Wrapping


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Figures II

At City Walk in Dubai, UAE.



See also:

Murals at City Walk: Street Art at City Walk | Figures

Murals in Dubai: Kite Beach | Happiness in Bur Dubai

Other art at City Walk: A walk in the city | Wrapping

3D Canvas Festival at City Walk: 3D Canvas Festival | Travelling through Art: 3D Canvas Festival


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