A national competition to re-imagine the future of arts, culture and design, under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairperson of the Dubai Culture and Arts Authority and member of Dubai Council.
When you think of the future, what do you see?
The UAE has a rich heritage and culture, yet our images of the future often come from somewhere else; international cinema, Hollywood or elsewhere.
What would an authentic Emirati vision of the future look like?
The Emirati Futurism Award challenges our idea of what the future looks like, asking young designers, artists and creators to explore what fashion, architecture, design and culture could look like in an authentic Emirati future.
It explores the intersection of Arab culture with high technology, imagining a new aesthetics which can inspire, guide, and empower a new generation of future makers.
The award is eligible for anyone living in the UAE, covering seven categories with over 175,000 AED worth of prizes, incentives and opportunities.
The seven categories are:
- 1. Architecture & Urbanism
- 2. Fashion & Jewelry
- 3. Product & Industrial Design
- 4. Photography & Industrial Design
- 5. Film & Animation
- 6. Music & Performing Arts
- 7. Fine Arts