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Bastakiya is the oldest remaining settlement in Dubai, with it first being developed in the 1850s by Iranian traders. Most of the buildings haven been redeveloped since then but they have kept their coral walls, wind-towers and narrow laneways (with which to maximise shade). I visited the XVA Gallery today for a feature for the Al Ghurair Centre Magazine. Below are some photos of an area that is one of the city’s most interesting.
Dubai has a reputation as a glossy, slick city-state where everything is new. The reality of course is very different and most of the city consists of unremarkable low-rise apartment blocks. Below are a few pictures of the area around Al Ghurair Centre in Deira earlier this morning.
Paul Kearns & Motti Ruimy – Beyond Pebbledash John Berger – Understanding a Photograph Sylvain Tesson – Consolations of the Forest Michael Lewis – Panic David W. Lesch – The Fall of the House of Assad Niall Harbison – Get Shit Done Granta No. 96 – War Zones Arthur Nersesian – Fuck-Up Scott Belsky – Making Ideas Happen Gill Scott Heron – The Nigger Factory
I was asked to speak at the latest Printout event at the Book Club in Shoreditch, with the focus being on photography. Also speaking were the editors from Pylot, Brewster and Huck. Great night and good to see so many magazine enthusiasts. Thanks to Steve and Jeremy for asking me. While in London I also spent an ungodly amount of money on magazines – highlighting the lack of decent magazine shops in Dublin. If you are ever in London, I would recommend […]
Kai Bird – The Good Spy Adam Begley – Updike Mervin Coverly – Psychogeography SPD – The 48th Publication Design Annual Colum Kenny – Moments That Changed Us Mike Power – Drugs 2.0 Charles Bukowski – Notes of a Dirty Old Man Trevor White – The Dubliner Diaries Donal Fallon – Come Here To Me Karl Whitney – Hidden City
We Are Dublin is being stocked in various shops around the city. Will update this page as more places are stocked. Article, Powerscourt Centre Designist, South Great George’s Street Irish Design Shop, Drury Street Indigo & Cloth, Temple Bar The Winding Stair, Ormond Quay IMMA Bookshop, IMMA The Library Project, Temple Bar Love Supreme, Stoneybatter Scout, Temple Bar The National Print Museum, Beggar’s Bush Connolly Books, Temple Bar Clement & Pekoe, South William Street Berlin, Clarendon Street Tower Records, Dawson Street […]
If you happen to be in London in September and are interested in magazines or photography (or both), you should head to Printout at The Book Club in Shoreditch, where myself and the team behind Brewster and Pylot will be talking about photography: Meet the magazine makers who are radically rethinking the ways that photography can be used on the page and screen Photography plays a massive part in the look and feel of most magazines, so for the next […]