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Dania Al Saleh

Better Than Ever: Art Dubai 2015

March 28, 2015 - By Stephanie Bailey for Ocula

Consider Dania Al Saleh’s gorgeous pair of illustrations at Athr Gallery, Window with a View, 2015, which explore social class divisions; Akram Zaatari’s 2007 photograph Reconstructing the Arab Highway, in which workers are photographed from behind, the word “MAN” somewhat sadly printed on the backs of their uniforms at Sfeir-Semler; and Mahmoud Khaled’s cheeky print-outs of Grindr chats, Do you have work tomorrow? at Cairo’s Gypsum Gallery, which consider how even “soft” spaces are politicised.