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Event 803 Designing Patterns: Workshop for Children with Eric Broug

Friday 2 March, 12pm-1.30pm   Al Waha, InterContinental

Authors: Eric Broug
Would you love to be an artist, designer or architect when you grow up?

Eric Broug, an expert in Islamic geometric design, is here to teach you the secrets of this amazing art form found throughout the Islamic world.

Using templates, he’ll take you through a step-by-step approach to create your own intricate patterns!

The tutor: Eric Broug is a designer specialising in Islamic geometric design. He studied Islamic design at the School of Oriental & African Studies in London and has made a career of his passion. In 2014 he founded the UK-Based School of Islamic Geometric Design.

All materials provided.

Language: English

Age Group: 10-14

Designing Patterns: Workshop for Children with Eric Broug

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Event 816 Islamic Geometric Design: Workshop for Adults with Eric Broug

Saturday 3 March, 5pm-7pm   Al Rimal, InterContinental

Authors: Eric Broug
One of the most distinctive aspects of Islamic art, intricate geometric design, can be found on buildings, in books, on tiles, on wood, on metal. Internationally renowned expert Eric Broug will teach you the secrets of the techniques needed to create your own geometric art – using only pencil, paper and ruler. At the end of the workshop you will have learned the basics to create your own unique patterns.

The tutor: Eric Broug is a designer specialising in Islamic design. He studied at the School of Oriental & African Studies in London and has made a career of his passion, running Broug Ateliers for Islamic Architecture, Arts and Crafts in the UK. In 2014 he founded the UK-based School of Islamic Geometric Design.

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Language: English

Islamic Geometric Design: Workshop for Adults with Eric Broug

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Event 44 The Soul of a City: Afra Atiq, Yara Bamieh, Eric Broug, Meik Wiking

Saturday 3 March, 12pm-1pm   Al Ras 3, InterContinental

Is a city built by its architects or the people who inhabit it?

Dubai is unusual in being a global city that appeared almost overnight. How does a new city acquire its ‘spark’?

Our panel of art, architecture and design and wellbeing experts goes in search of the soul of a city.

Afra Atiq is an Emirati spoken-word poet. She is a member of the Untitled Chapters group and has a large YouTube following.

Yara Bamieh is a graphic designer and illustrator based in Ramallah; she has worked on conservation, reconstruction and cultural projects in Palestine.

Eric Broug is a master of Islamic geometric design who consults on architectural projects, advising on creative and effective use of Islamic heritage.

Meik Wiking is the CEO of the Happiness Research Institute and the author of The Little Book of Lykke, which shares six factors that explain the differences in happiness across the world.

This panel is moderated by Rachel McArthur.

Language: English with Arabic translation

The Soul of a City: Afra Atiq, Yara Bamieh, Eric Broug, Meik Wiking

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