Amman Design Week's 6-week intensive curation course 'Intro to Curating Contemporary Design in the Middle East" was the first of its kind in the region.
Curating Contemporary Design in the Middle East
Noor Al Dabbagh shares her insight on the changing environment of exhibitions in Saudi Arabia and their shift into the public space.
Donna Loveday shares some of her experience in curating fashion and gives insight into the changing prespective on it throughout this past decade.
Huda Abifares shares her experience in curating exhibitions for different cultures and contexts over the past decade and what that entails.
Junia Elli Jorgji provides insight into how exhibition design acted as the facilitator to combining the Canadian and indigenous art history.
Rawan Kashkoush talks about Dubai Design Week's annual exhibition Abwab, its purpose and the effect of its diversity.
Joy Mardini of Joy Mardini Design Gallery gives insight into design practices in Beirut and the internationalization of Lebanese design through the participation in international design fairs.
Amman Design Week 2017
A look at the diversity of Amman Design Week 2017.
Mobile MakerSpace traveled across Jordan, engaging public school students in workshops, pop-up events and demonstration sessions.
In collaboration with Darat al Funun, Amman Design Week hosts Disarming Design from Palestine.
Art Media is known for its dedicated team of knowledgable experts in interior and exterior solutions.
ADW Talks 2017
The Craft of Making
Zaid Mohisn - Original Handmade Daggers: The fifth generation in his family in the trade, Zaid Mohisn has been working as a dagger maker since he was nine years old.
Handicapped artisans from Madaba - Jordan Jewel For Art and Mosaic: The ancient craft of mosaics narrate Jordan's history and methodology with the assemblage of millions of colored natural stones.
Mohammad Maher Alqazaz - Glass Corner: As the last glass oven in Jordan, Glass Corner is perpetually between closing its doors to the public, and reopening it for projects in support of the remaini
Women from Kufranja - Princess Taghreed Foundation: In Jordan, basket weaving is still practiced among women in villages and rural communities.
Hilal Al Ashhab, Mahmoud Ghafeer - Jordan Jewel For Art and Mosaic - One of the most intricate crafts in the Levant that embodies design, craftsmanship and technique is the craft of Arabesque Furni
Pure Felt: Women from Ghor Fefa - Princess Taghreed Foundation - This project is in collaboration with Pure Felt Switzerland under the supervision of the Swiss designer Diane Harpez.
Wadi Maa'ia - Mai'ah Carpet Weaving: Wadi Maai’a is one of the few carpet weavers left in Jordan.