Innovation and Renewal in the Traditional Arts


WHEN March 18, 2014
6:30-8 PM WHERE NYUAD Downtown Campus, Abu Dhabi WHO NYU Abu Dhabi Institute Open to the Public

How is the long history of innovation within the traditional arts continuing today? How have innovations in notation, scales, design, architecture, and geometry contributed to the renewal and preservation of the traditional arts? 

The annual Abu Dhabi Festival's Riwaq Al Fikr discussion series returns; offering insightful dialogue among thinkers, diplomats, cultural leaders, and the general 

Simultaneous Arabic Translation will be provided.


Kamal Kassar Founder and PresidentFoundation for Arabic Music Archiving & Research

Khaled Azzam DirectorThe Prince’s School of Traditional Arts

Moderated by
  • Mohamed Abdul Latif Kanoo, Businessman, Artist and Gallerist

In Collaboration with

Abu Dhabi Music and Arts Foundation

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