Campus Art Dubai (CAD) is the first and only programme of its kind in the UAE; the intensive six-month course gives UAE-based artists, writers, curators and cultural producers the opportunity to develop their practices under the mentorship of world renowned curators. Meetings occur over weekends and feature courses, talks, workshops, taught and led by a local and international cast of academics, critics, curators and artists. The course provides a space for critical thinking and the exchange of ideas and skills, with participants encouraged to collaborate, debate and challenge.
Campus Art Dubai programme is a highly competitive membership level open to serious career-oriented artists, writers and curators.
CAD Core 5.0 was led by Murtaza Vali, Uzma Z Rizvi and Lantian Xie, with an invited group of international and local guest tutors, and focuses on the theme On Engagement: Rethinking Investment.