Age of You is collaboration between the Jameel Arts Centre and MOCA Toronto on display from January 28 – August 14, 2021.
Age of You is about how the self has become more extreme, and what it means for you to be an individual today. Curated by Shumon Basar, Douglas Coupland and Hans Ulrich Obrist, with graphic design by Daly & Lyon, it includes over 70 visual contributors from the worlds of art, design, filmmaking, photography, technology and electronic music.
About the Curators
Shumon Basar is a Berlin/Dubai based Commissioner of the Global Art Forum, Editor-at-Large at Tank magazine, Contributing Editor at Bidoun, and a member of the Fondazione Prada’s Thought Council.
Douglas Coupland has written 13 novels. He is a columnist for the Financial Times, and since 2000, amplified his visual art production with a number of museum retrospectives, in Canada, The Netherlands and Germany.
Hans Ulrich Obrist is Artistic Director of the Serpentine Galleries in London. He has curated more than 300 exhibitions. His books include Ways of Curating, Mondialité, Somewhere Totally Else and Lives of the Artists, Lives of the Architects.
About Art Jameel
Art Jameel is an organisation that supports artists and creative communities. Current initiatives include running heritage institutes and restoration programmes, plus a broad range of arts and educational initiatives for all ages. The organisation’s programmes foster the role of the arts in building open, connected communities; at a time of flux and dramatic societal shifts, this role is understood as more crucial than ever.
About Jameel Arts Centre
Jameel Arts Centre is an independent institution dedicated to exhibiting contemporary art to the public and engaging communities through learning, research and commissions. Founded and supported by Art Jameel, the Centre is located in Jaddaf Waterfront, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.