Mixtape: Art Dubai
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
Ed Sheeran – Small Bump
Just me I guess?
Bettina Klein, Exhibitor Relations Manager
Melody Gardot – Mira
Soul-soothing and energizing