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01 October 2023

Dubai Canvas: Residents dive into optical illusion


The Dubai Canvas Festival, a global art festival that features some of the world’s most renowned street artists, opened on Tuesday, 1 March at the Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR).

This year’s Festival has an even broader array of artists than last year. Participating artists include the inventor of 3D street art Kurt Wenner; New York-based artist and cyborg activist Neil Harbisson; Dutch pop-surrealist artist Leon Keer; Portuguese street artist Odeith; London-based graffiti artist Fanakapan; Chinese street artist Qi Xinghua; and Brazilian street artist Eduardo Kobra.

The Festival is free to attend for the public. The two-week festival will run from 1 March to 14 March 2016 from 4.00 pm to 10.00 pm on weekdays and from 10.00 am to 11.00 pm on the weekend.




All pictures: Ajanta Paul