Five UAE creatives to describe their process and work in light of the coronavirus crisis
How has creating art changed in the pandemic? It may be too early to ask this question, as we could only be in limbo before a second wave of coronavirus infections emerges. But five months in, Covid-19 has caused significant changes for artists.
Photographers were unable to go out and capture images because of movement restrictions, and are only now returning to discover new challenges. Artists whose work is a social practice, such as bringing people together for discussions and shared experiences, are learning to cope with new restrictions. And those with studios are learning to get by without feedback from other people.
Over the past few weeks, The National has spoken to Hadil Moufti, Nadine Ghandour, Talin Hazbar, Mohamed Somji and Tarek Al Ghoussein, to ask them what has changed in their work since the onset of the coronavirus crisis.
Read the article by The National.