Art ex­hi­bi­tion

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Artists for Change,

pre­sented by The Fa­tima Bint Mo­hamed Bin Zayed Ini­tia­tive (FBMI), UAE artists and un­der­priv­i­leged ar­ti­sans in Afghanistan, fea­tures hand-knot­ted car­pets cre­ated by weavers that are based on art­work pat­terns by Emi­rati artists. Plus, see the largest ball of yarn ever as­sem­bled in the re­gion, which has a di­am­e­ter of three me­tres and was hand­spun and dyed with nat­u­ral vegetable colours in Afghanistan. Try your skills on the tra­di­tional car­pet loom and see weav­ing demon­stra­tions daily from 4pm to mid­night.

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