dubai: the graduates 2011

art is a good barometer of what's going on in society nowadays, and to get a glimpse of current matters in the emirates, check out the opening of the graduates 2011 at traffic gallery on jun 23 [7pm]. this is an exhibition of new works by recent graduates of the university of sharjah's fine arts program. the group show features artists sarah abu abdallah, hala ali, sofia byttebier and nada dada, who have used painting, video and installation as their principle mediums in examining various issues of contemporary society. location: 179 umm suqeim road [al quoz 4]. © sarah abu abdallah - sunset [2011]