Mixtape: Art Dubai

Posted on 11th April, by Art Dubai in All blogs, An Art Blog. No Comments

This week on the Art Dubai Blog, check out what our team listens and/or listened to in the office, at home, in the lead-up to the fair, at the last concert of Soviet rockstar Viktor Tsoi, or on-repeat driving to work in the morning.


Natasha Carella, Fair Manager

Q Lazzarus – Goodbye Horses

Raffaella Carrà – Tabù

Farah Atoui, Press and Marketing Manager

Edith Piaf – La Foule

Lee Xie, Campus Art Dubai Coordinator

Notorious B.I.G. – Big Poppa

Al Green – Let’s Stay Together

Otis Redding – Cigarettes and Coffee

Farah Al Sharief, Press and Marketing Officer

The Damned – Amen

Yendri – Time Out

I couldn’t possibly list my favorite ever songs, so I decided to share the ones that will always remind me of my first Art Dubai- last year.

Ghada Aldabbagh, Projects Manager

Scissor Sisters – Let’s Have A Kiki – Instructional Video

Because everyone loves to work and serve and turn honey…

Eartha Kitt – I Love Men

Because… well, it’s self explanatory.

Nina Simone – Just Like A Woman

Amanda Lear – Alphabet

Because G is for getting a divorce

Victoria Gandit Lelandais, Collectors’ Circle Coordinator

Asaf Avidan – One Day

Major Lazer – Get Free ft. Amber of the Dirty Projectors

Lela Csáky, Head of Collector and VIP Relations

Circle of Life – The Lion King OST

Shakira – Waka Waka (This Time For Africa) ft. Freshlyground

Tima Ouzden, Creative Director, dXb store

Frank Ocean – Working at the Pyramid

Abbas Akhavan tried to convince me (by singing AND dancing) that Frankie Ocean is a modern day genius. Still not convinced, Abbas.

Brat 2 – Zemlya (Earth)

I grew up listening to Russian rock, dragging my father to KINO’s concert in Saint Petersburg when I was 13 or 12… “Brat 2″ soundtrack is as iconic as the film itself.

Hala Alhedeithy, Global Art Forum Manager

Azealia Banks ft. Lazy Jay – 212

Crystal Fighters – Champion Sound

Laura Egerton, The Abraaj Group Art Prize Curator

Mo Mansour ft. Emma Hayes – Dubai State of Mind

A couple of years old but still a beauty
Dirty Dancing – Time of my Life

Couldn’t resist

Ed Sheeran – Small Bump

Just me I guess?

Bettina Klein, Exhibitor Relations Manager

Melody Gardot – Mira

Soul-soothing and energizing

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