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THE CULTURE COUNTER - Introducing you to some of the most interesting conversations and debates we have about the arts, from our region and beyond, right here from the heart of The Arts Club Dubai. The first international outpost of the historic London private members’ club, The Arts Club Dubai is located in DIFC’s ICD Brookfield Place. The Arts Club was founded in London in 1863 by men of vision, to be a haven for a community of people all connected by their love for the Arts. It has evolved to become a vibrant hub for creative and entrepreneurial members, providing an environment in which they can entertain, exchange ideas and participate in a rich cultural programme of events. The Arts Club Dubai shares this same vision, giving Dubai a unique concept for an extraordinary new membership. For more information, please visit www.theartsclub.ae 

The Culture Counter The Arts Club Dubai

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THE CULTURE COUNTER - Introducing you to some of the most interesting conversations and debates we have about the arts, from our region and beyond, right here from the heart of The Arts Club Dubai. The first international outpost of the historic London private members’ club, The Arts Club Dubai is located in DIFC’s ICD Brookfield Place. The Arts Club was founded in London in 1863 by men of vision, to be a haven for a community of people all connected by their love for the Arts. It has evolved to become a vibrant hub for creative and entrepreneurial members, providing an environment in which they can entertain, exchange ideas and participate in a rich cultural programme of events. The Arts Club Dubai shares this same vision, giving Dubai a unique concept for an extraordinary new membership. For more information, please visit www.theartsclub.ae 

    The Art Cereal: New Trends in Collecting

    The Art Cereal: New Trends in Collecting

    Ahead of Art Dubai, Amelie von Wedel and Pernilla Holmes, Founder and Director of Wedel Art, art advisory firm and curators for The Arts Club London and Dubai,  lead a discussion on the most interesting works capturing the attention of the art world now. They will also share some tips & tricks on art collecting, alongside their unique insights into emerging movements in a fluctuating contemporary market.

    • 47 min
    Cross Border Audiophiles: A Conversation with Dustee Jenkins

    Cross Border Audiophiles: A Conversation with Dustee Jenkins

    A conversation with Dustee Jenkins, Chief Public Affairs Officer at Spotify, exploring the latest trends and innovations coming out of the audio space. Diving into what this exciting future of audio represents to Arab creators and how streaming platforms like Spotify drive their discovery across borders.

    In conversation with Stavros Antypas, Cultural Programme Manager at The Arts Club Dubai.

    • 45 min
    The Culture Dispatch: Navigating Financial Frontiers 2024

    The Culture Dispatch: Navigating Financial Frontiers 2024

    Dive into the intricate world of financial movements, where we unravel the past, scrutinise the present, and peek into the future of venture capital trends. Offering valuable perspectives on the venture capital landscape, courtesy of our distinguished speakers: Philip Bahoshy, CEO & founder of MAGNiTT, and Noor Sweid, the astute Founder and Managing Partner at Global Ventures.

    As we unravel these intricacies we can't help but wonder: What are your predictions for the venture capital landscape in 2024?

    • 44 min
    The Cultural Dispatch: The Future of Fuel

    The Cultural Dispatch: The Future of Fuel

    With the conclusion of COP28 and the emergence of practical resolutions, we've evolved from an unequivocal rejection of fossil fuels to a commitment for transitioning away, tripling renewable energy, and enhancing climate finance for the most vulnerable. In light of this newfound resolution, there's a growing expectation for fuel companies to embrace cleaner and more efficient production methods. What implications does this hold for the future? Does fossil fuel production indeed pose a hindrance to achieving ecological planetary goals?

    Moderated by:
    Amena Bakr Senior Energy Analyst, Energy Intelligence Group
    Speakers:
    H.E Sharif Salim Al-Olama Undersecretary for Energy and Petroleum Affairs in the Ministry of Energy and Infastructure

    Majid Jafar CEO, Crescent Petroleum Board Managing Director, Dana Gas

    • 41 min
    A Founder’s Story: How Mohamad Ballout built Kitopi

    A Founder’s Story: How Mohamad Ballout built Kitopi

    In 2021, Dubai’s Kitopi became a unicorn with a $415 million round led by SoftBank.
    Founded in January 2018 by Mohamad Ballout (CEO & co-founder) and his friends Saman Darkan, Bader Ataya, and Andy Arenas, it is today the world’s leading managed cloud kitchen platform. 
    But where does it all start? Whether from their parents’ garage, or from an enlightening conversation or from having been in the right place at the right time, some of the best founding stories begin like his. Join us  with Basel Mufta, general partner at Global Ventures, a Dubai-based, growth-stage venture capital firm, as he dives into the story behind this exciting Dubai-based startup with Mohamad Ballout, as he shares with us his journey as a young innovator.

    • 48 min
    The Art Cereal: Ai & Art | A New Age

    The Art Cereal: Ai & Art | A New Age

    A fireside chat with Award winning director, writer & poet Nujoom Al Ghanem
    While AI presents innovative tools for artists and the potential to challenge traditional boundaries, it also raises questions about authenticity and human creativity. Can AI-generated art truly evoke the same emotional depth as human-created pieces, or is it merely an algorithmic imitation? In the pursuit of artistic evolution, is the fusion of AI and art a harmonious partnership or a discordant clash? Moreover, does the UAE, a technological innovative nation, hold the key to unlocking AI's full potential in the art industry?

    • 44 min

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skypa94 ,

Great conversations !

The diverse topics are so wonderful and well told! Makes me so proud to know Dubai puts out substantial conversations. Thank you!

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