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Hamdan Buti Al Shamsi is a selftaught

photographer,

designer,

and

writer.

graphic He

has

participated in a number of group exhibitions around the United Arab Emirates, including in Abu Dhabi and Dubai, as well as in the United Kingdom and the United States. Recently, Al Shamsi received the Salama

bint

Hamdan

Emerging

Artists Fellowship, which is organized in partnership with the Rhode Island School of Design. He also teaches courses in photography with the Abu

Hamdan Buti Al Shamsi, b. 1981 Moments of the Oasis, 2014 Mixed media, 32 x 22.5

Dhabi Educational Council and digital college workshops at FUNN: Sharjah Media Arts for Youth and Children. Al

Al Ain.

Shamsi currently lives and works in

A number of venues have featured her documentaries, films, and media artworks, including Abu Dhabi Art 2012, Sheikha Salam “Art for All” Community Pavilion, Qasr Al Hosn Festival,

Tashkeel

gallery,

Anasy

Documentary Awards, and the Abu Dhabi Maitha Al Mehairbi, b. 1988 Untitled, 2013 Video

Authority

for

Culture

worked

for

twofour54,

the

consultant, and visual artist- works primarily in film and mixed media. She holds a bachelor’s degree in

contributed writing and photography to the National’s multimedia segment and Al Boom magazine. Al Mehairbi lives and works in Abu Dhabi.

communication and media science

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Zayed

University

Abu

Dhabi Media Zone Authority. She has

Maitha Al Mehairbi– a writer, cultural

from

and

Heritage. Al Mehairbi has previously

in

Dubai.

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