“Get Lit” – a creative awakening

“Get Lit” is an Art Exhibition inspired by millennials’ opening on 20th June at Gallery 76 in DIAC

Gallery 76 will be hosting “Get Lit” – a creative awakening inspired by the millennial generation. The group exhibition opens to the public on 20th of June from 7:00pm onwards, on opening night there will be poetry reading by Namal Siddiqui and live performance by soulful singer Morries Mana. The exhibition is open from 20th till 28th of June at Gallery 76 in Dubai International Art Centre.

Get lit will be featuring the artworks 22 Artists & photographers including Afshan Ahmed, Amal Mahmoud, Kim Oberoi, Priyanka Vijayan, Saima Hasan, Hashim Mohammed, Minika S.K., Sophia Florian, Kavitha Murali Sundar, Sudha Karthik, Meetu Garg, Jacklyn M. Evangelista, Varsha Sureka, Felsa Marie Barut, Laitu AP, Ruba Badwan, Tayyaba Aziz, Nayma Yasir, Sabeen Ikram, Furkan Zafar, Kalyan Chakravarthy and last but not the least Taur Kaur Siali AKATara who is our youngest artist at age of 2 and a half years old.

“As a young mother who is also an Artist it was very natural for me to place a paint brush in Tara’s hands rather than an Ipad, we started painting together, experimenting with colors, shapes and creating artworks out of chaos. When w2w posted about the event, I sent across a painting that was done by Tara and myself; I was thrilled that they wanted to exhibit the Artwork and said that art is not defined by age; it goes to show that this exhibition is “Lit says Kim Oberoi (Tara’s mom)    

The concept for “Get Lit” is inspired by “Millennials” a generation who are defined by technology and often labeled as lazy and unfocused. This show aims to break those stereotypes and shed light on their creative & enterprising side, by offering a platform for them to voice their opinions through art. The artworks reflect the millennial ability to constantly recreate, innovate and frequently push boundaries of “norm”. “Get Lit” celebrates the misfits, the Globetrotters, the explorers, the creators, the eco-warriors and the change makers of the community. The show is open to the public, starting on 20th till 28th of June at Gallery 76 in Dubai International Art Centre.

Event Details: –

Venue: Gallery 76 at the Dubai International Art Centre, Street 75b, Villa No 27, Jumeirah Beach Road, Near Town Centre Mall and Behind Mercato Mall.

Event: Get Lit – Art Exhibition

Opening Reception & Awards Ceremony: Wednesday 20th of June 2018

Opening Reception timing: 7:00pm

Spoken word by Namal Siddiqui: 7:30pm

Soulful Ballads by Morries Mana: 7:45pm

Exhibition Dates: 20th – 28th June 2018

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Gallery Timings:

Sat to Wed: 9.00am to 9.00pm

Thurs: 9.00am to 4.00pm

Friday: Closed

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