Women Empowerment Art exhibition by Art4you Gallery at Antique Museum
Art4you Gallery wholeheartedly believe that “When a woman rises, the world rises.” We put those words into action every day, and today we reaffirm them as we celebrate International Women’s Day.
“Women Empowerment “– IWD2021 #ChoosetoChallenge Art Exhibition by Art4you Gallery was hosted at Emarat Gallery at Antique Museum Complex in Dubai, opened in celebration of International Women’s Day 2012 brought over 11 nationalities under the theme #women with 18 artists. The exhibition was opened on 21 March 2021.
This exhibition celebrates all women and girls around the world, in all their diversity. The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on women worldwide. In the face of COVID-19, unlocking the potential of women is more important than ever. This year, everyone has faced unprecedented obstacles in the ongoing fight against gender inequality. But we Art4you Gallery continue to make progress together. The artists were invited with a body of work from painting to sculpture. The event provided a platform for women artists to come together to share their dreams into reality.
The event founder and curator, Jesno Jackson, is a passionate artist from India who has dedicated her life of empowerment through art initiative.
Exhibition was inaugurated by H E Laila Al Rahhal El Atfani in the presence of Mr. Yaqoob Al Ali, Mr. Abdulaziz Ahmad, and Mr. Fakih N.P. “I find myself privileged to have had the honour of attending this event and I thank all the women of the country for their contribution to the growth and development of the nation.” says H E Laila Al Rahhal.
International Women’s Day has been observed since in the early 1900’s on a Global platform. It is a month when women are recognized for their achievements without regard to divisions, whether national, ethnic, linguistic, cultural, economic or political. It is an occasion for looking back on past struggles and accomplishments, and more importantly, for looking ahead to the untapped potential and opportunities that await future generations of women. It provides an opportunity for men and women to celebrate their goals for continued commitment to achieve a gender equality world. Male artist who presented work to support gender equality is Nisar Ibrahim.
Artists featured are Aleksandra Ogorkiewicz – Poland, Gina plunder – Germany, Dr. Hafsa Banu – Oman, Natalia Kachouh – Lebanon, Manal Dandan – Egypt, Shehanas CK – India, Yasmin Naeem – Pakistan, Gulnaz – India, Roa Al Madani – UAE, Mayyad – UAE, Megha Manjarekar – India, Soumaya Askri – Tunisia, Suma D – India, Anupama – India, Rasha Meaad – Egypt, Natalie Y- Russia. “Women have been the keystone in the unyielding arch of Indian art and culture. Looking at these mesmerizing artworks, I can only say that given the right opportunities, women can create magic,” Founder Rengi Cherian says.
The exhibition will run until March 31, 2021.
Attached photos below;
Buqaas by Roal Al Madani – UAE
Elegance of Arabian Royal Cavalry by Dr. Hafsa Banu Abid – Oman
Kamal Harris by Suma Dileep kumar – India
Inner beauty by Rasha Mead – Egypt
Bold by Megha Manjarekar – India
Frida Kahlo by Anupama U – India
Hope by Manal Dandan -Lebanon Celebrating beauty by Natalie Vityugova – Russia