Open Call for Sikka Art Fair 2020:

Dubai Culture is inviting creatives in the fields of film, video art, music, performing arts and visual arts to submit proposals for new indoor and outdoor projects to be presented at Sikka Art Fair, which will be held in the Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood in March 2020. Entry is free and open to emerging artists and art collectives based in the UAE and the Gulf Cooperation Council countries. Proposals must be submitted by October 31, and selected applicants will be provided budget support of up to AED10,000.

Alserkal Lates on November 30:

Alserkal Avenue will remain open until 10pm on November 30 for Alserkal Lates. The cultural complex will welcome a new season of art, culture and entertainment with the introduction of ten new concepts, opening of new exhibitions at the contemporary art galleries and a contemporary dance performance WRECK — List of Extinct Species at Concrete.

Exploring the History of the Arab Image Foundation:

Sharjah Art Foundation is presenting Akram Zaatari: Against Photography. An Annotated History of the Arab Image Foundation at Al Mureijah Art Spaces. The exhibition, which opened this week and runs until January 10, 2020 reflects on the evolution of the Arab Image Foundation and its collections through the work and contributions of its co-founder Akram Zaatari.