Tobias Gibreel

A love affair with nature: the Sudanese-German florist who recently rooted himself in Dubai brings diversity to the local flower industry at Volet

Ammar Kalo

UAE-based architect and designer Ammar Kalo, whose work explores the relationship between traditional craftsmanship and more contemporary forms of fabrication.

Izzy : Freshly Ground Sounds

Born out of a need to promote non-commercial sounds, the music collective Freshly Ground Sounds, founded by Ismat ‘Izzy’ Abidi, has been giving independent artists a chance to showcase their talent, while supporting local start ups with free gigs that bring music lovers together.

The Narcicyst

Based in Montreal but with strong ties to Dubai and the Middle East, The Narcicyst combines lyrical flow with an educated meaning. Hip-Hop has become a veritable tool of communication and empowerment for The Narcicyst as he sees few equals in the prevalent topics that surround the community.

Tarik Al Zaharna

Architect Tarik Al Zaharna explores his approach to materiality and space in the coastal Emirati town of Kalba.