Curating Art

Aurela Cuku, Founder of Artissima Art Gallery and Artissima Art Agency By Shereen Shabnam This issue we meet with Aurela Cuku, a UAE based award-winning independent art enthusiast, collector and curator known in the art world for conceptualising and implementing a series of global art exhibitions in the Middle East, Europe and Latin America. As…

Artissima Art Agency artists showcase their work at Archiade Atelier

Fourteen artists showcase their work through creative mediums at Archiade Atelier Artissima Art Agency, in collaboration with Sakoo Art School in Tehran are displaying the remarkable and magnificent artworks of 14 Iranian and two Emirati artists at the Archiade Atelier at Dubai Design District until the 28th of March, 2021. The opening reception was inaugurated…

Women’s World Car of The Year Reveals 2021 Category Winners

Shereen Shabnam After a year of testing cars, the jury of the Women’s World Car of the Year are pleased to announce the winners in each of nine categories. These vehicles represent excellence in their segments based on safety, comfort, technology, and value for the money. As a Motoring Jury based in the UAE, I…

Elegant, Powerful and Unique: Aston Martin DBX

By Shereen Shabnam The first SUV from Aston Martin, the DBX is a new kind of Aston Martin, one founded on the principles of beauty, luxury and driving dynamics. Ready to go anywhere, it’s powered by the spirit of adventure and we drove it for a few days around Dubai, turning heads on very street…

Agile and Edgy: Honda Civic EXI 2020

By Shereen Shabnam The new 2020 Honda Civic comes in several variants and remains a perfect mid-size family sedan that ticks all the boxes for budget buyers who want a car that looks luxurious. Over time, it has evolved from a hatchback to a sedan to a coupe. The new Civic is good value, comes…

Practical & Comfortable – Kia Sportage

By Shereen Shabnam Initially launched in 1993 and spanning four generations since, the new Kia Sportage features a bold, progressive design while offering greater practicality and an array of comfort, convenience and safety technologies. Nimble handling and impressive power converge with surprising fuel-efficiency, the enhanced performance of the 6-speed automatic transmission in the Kia Sportage…