Hala Badri visits 50/50 exhibition at Al Safa Library

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  • The showcased artworks are modern, innovative and reflect the unique cultural mix in the Emirati society

 Dubai, UAE: Hala Badri, Director General of Dubai Culture and Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), visited the ‘50/50’ digital NFT art exhibition hosted in cooperation with MORROW collective at Al Safa Art and Design Library from 15 January – 15 February.

This exhibition celebrates the UAE’s 50th anniversary through 50 NFT artworks created by UAE-based artists and is the first of its kind to explicitly feature UAE-based artists.

Badri toured the exhibition, which also included artworks that were displayed on digital screens as well as works by Emirati artists Khalid Al Banna, Alia AlGaoud, and Dalal Ahmed.

Badri praised the creative ideas and themes featured in the exhibition. The NFTs ranged from 3D pieces to animation, digital drawings to traditional paintings, and collages to photography.

Dubai Culture works to support and embrace creative talents in the UAE, whether citizens or residents, and provide a platform that allows them to communicate with the wider community in Dubai. This contributes to cementing the emirate’s position as a destination for talents, companies and individuals in various fields of arts and culture and promoting its creative economy, in line with the Authority’s strategic roadmap and ambition to achieve the objectives of the Dubai Creative Economy Strategy.