Streaming Museum presented Contemporary Crosscurrents: Portraits and Electronic Arts, March 16 – April 9, 2010, coinciding with Art Dubai Week. The exhibition was sponsored by the Emaar Corporation.
Contemporary Crosscurrents was produced in collaboration of curators and artists from Dubai – The Third Line, Zayed University, American University Dubai and Tashkeel; Streaming Museum, New York; and Art Center Nabi, Seoul, Korea.
Contemporary Crosscurrents signifies the fertile exchange between cultures that has taken place throughout history, and moreover, the role that technology is playing as it increasingly enables the potential of this exchange and broad and profound changes to global society.
Nasser Rafi, Chief Executive Officer, Emaar Malls Group, said: “The digital art show is a unique exhibition that highlights the creative flourish of local and international artists, integrating the elements of modern technology. Bringing such innovative attractions to the Dubai Marina Mall underscores our commitment to provide new experiences for our visitors – something the residents of the Marina appreciate.”
Streaming Museum has collaborated with Zayed University School of Art and Design, Dean, Janet Bellotto in exhibitions taking place in Dubai and Venice.
The museum exhibited a collection of artwork by international, Emirati and Dubai-based artists during Art Dubai week, at the Sikka Art Fair, March 14 – 25, 2013. This was a prelude to Streaming Museum’s collaboration in the 20th International Symposium on Electronic Art (ISEA2014) staged for the first time in the Middle East, with the over arching theme of “Location”. ISEA2014 will be hosted by Zayed University, the Dubai Convention Bureau and a range of cultural and creative partners in the Middle East. The conference and exhibitions will take place in November 2014.