Asmaa Al-Shabibi is co-founder and director of Lawrie Shabibi, a contemporary art gallery in Dubai with a focus on international artists. Having practiced finance law in London and Singapore for eight years, Asmaa’s career took a change of course when she moved to the United Arab Emirates. In March 2007 she joined Art Dubai as its Managing Director until September 2009, following which she freelanced as a curator (curating the Iraq House at Bastakiya Art Fair, 2010) and dealer in contemporary Middle Eastern art. In 2011 she cofounded Lawrie Shabibi with her partner William Lawrie, previously a director at Christie's Dubai and specialist in Middle Eastern Art.
Host Geraldine Lee
A radio station streamed live from Art Dubai, the largest art fair in the Middle East. Interviews, sound pieces, experimental music & talks curated by sound artists Fari Bradley and Chris Weaver. Broadcast on air on Resonance104.4FM.
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