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The Market of Everything

January 9, 2012

Dubai debuts its first market for young creatives curated by Rami Farook and Traffic Gallery

  • Text by Kate Hazell

Some of Dubai's hottest young artists and desginers, along with city creatives, have teamed up for The Market of Everything. Curated by Rami Farook and Traffic Gallery, the market will run over nine days (from January 12 - 21) bringing together members of the community looking to buy, sell, trade or donate anything from furniture, books, music, art, clothes, toys, cars, pets, instruments and more in the first for the city.

Rami and the project aims to promote community involvement and supports social sustainability through the exchange and recycling of belongings with vendors from Dubai's creative crew including fashion designer Essa, artist James Clar, DJ Neil Andrew (aka DJ Solo), Ayyam Gallery's Minna Jospeh, as well as The Third Line Crew and The Traffic Crew and Satellite Voices's own Simone Sebastian and Diya Ajit.

The nine-day event will also host local film screenings, including "Teta, Alf Marra" ("Grandma, A Thousand Times") by award-winning director Mahmoud Kaabour and "All Watched Over by Machines of Loving Grace", a three part BBC documentary series by filmmaker Adam Curtis.

The Market of Everything runs from January 12 - 21 at Traffic @

179 Umm Suqeim Rd
PO Box 6716

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