February 8, 2023
‘All the way down to Earth’: Celebrating all issues inexperienced, sustainable at Jameel Arts Centre

‘All the way down to Earth,’ the UAE’s annual day-long pageant celebrating all issues inexperienced, returns for its third version on Sunday (November 27) at Jameel Arts Centre in Dubai

The Centre, situated in Jaddaf, invitations each veteran and new gardeners, nature and crafts fanatics, the eco-conscious and sustainability-aware to expertise a spread of entertaining and informative actions for all ages from 10am to 8pm.

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‘All the way down to Earth’ options rolling, day-long, drop-in workshops for all ages within the pageant’s out of doors arts and crafts zone, demonstrations and knowledge stalls for youngsters, teenagers and adults themed round sustainable dwelling, plus a program of talks by eco and sustainability specialists.

Within the run-up to the occasion, Antonia Carver, Director, Artwork Jameel, spoke to Al Arabiya English: “We’re extending a heat welcome to the UAE’s rising neighborhood of fanatics, the eco-conscious and sustainability-aware to come back be part of us at Jameel Arts Centre on Sunday, for ‘All the way down to Earth,’ the UAE’s annual pageant for all issues inexperienced. The free, enjoyable time out for all ages consists of markets devoted to native, natural produce, vegetation and presents, plus workshops, arts and crafts, talks and extra. Spanning throughout the Jameel, its gardens and the Jaddaf Waterfront Sculpture Park, ‘All the way down to Earth’ brings collectively the general public with creatives, artists, eco-entrepreneurs and UAE farmers and gardeners, to collaborate with and unfold a tradition of sustainability – and what might be extra well timed, now that we’ve begun the countdown to COP28?”

‘All the way down to Earth’: Celebrating all issues inexperienced, sustainable at Jameel Arts Centre

Antonia Carver, Director of Artwork Jameel. (Courtesy of Artwork Jameel)

She stated that this yr, Artwork Jameel is internet hosting greater than 35 inventive endeavors who will supply recent crop, sustainable clothes, and residential decor, enjoyable household time, demonstrations throughout inventive inexperienced stations, plus a rolling program all through the day of entertaining and thought-provoking workshops and talks.

“‘All the way down to Earth’ is for everybody – all ages – and entrance is freed from cost, and is a part of Artwork Jameel’s intensive deal with ecology, biodiversity and sustainability, which runs by way of our programming and analysis – and our buildings and gardens, too. We’d wish to thank BEEAH Tandeef, our sustainability companion for ‘All the way down to Earth,’ and to encourage everybody to discover our neighbourhood – Jaddaf Waterfront, Dubai’s newest inventive vacation spot, situated proper on the Creek,” stated Carver.

Nora Razian, Head of Exhibitions, Art Jameel. (Courtesy of Art Jameel. Photo by Daniella Bapista)

Nora Razian, Head of Exhibitions, Artwork Jameel. (Courtesy of Artwork Jameel. Picture by Daniella Bapista)

Nora Razian, Head of Exhibitions, Artwork Jameel, stated: “‘Down To Earth’ is Jameel Artwork Middle’s signature pageant, bringing collectively stakeholders from throughout the Dubai neighborhood who’re invested in actively working in the direction of a extra sustainable future. It’s a gathering for these interested in each huge and small questions associated to sustainability — from those that wish to know extra about how expertise and modifications in agricultural practices are shaping the way in which we eat or how we make water to these fascinated with studying add extra sustainably-minded habits to their each day life, resembling procuring native produce or life hacks for going waste free or greening house areas.”

There can even be a bunch dialogue on valuing water, holistically in our time. That is a part of the general public programming associated to present Stage 1 exhibition on the centre ‘An Ocean in Each Drop,’ which brings collectively works from across the globe that discover human relationships to water.

‘An Ocean in Each Drop’ asks us to suppose with water, following its flows by way of the previous to tell our current.

Inexperienced Bazaar

Spanning throughout Jameel Arts Centre and the Jaddaf Waterfront Sculpture Park, the yearly pageant additionally features a Inexperienced Bazaar, which presents a broad number of indoor and out of doors vegetation, plus associated eco-conscious and sustainability-aware presents and merchandise from native companies, whereas the Artwork Jameel Store encompasses a particular festival-themed assortment of books and design objects.

 Jameel Arts Centre, Dubai. (Courtesy Art Jameel)

Jameel Arts Centre, Dubai. (Courtesy Artwork Jameel)

New to this version of ‘All the way down to Earth’ is the primary Farmer’s Market – a collaboration with Teible, the farm-to-fork restaurant situated at Jameel Arts Centre. The Farmer’s Market invitations native farmers providing recent seasonal produce on to the neighborhood whereas elevating consciousness about sustainable practices.

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