The project is based on five public conversations in Dubai & Abu Dhabi, featuring key figures in the development of the UAE cultural panorama.
Lee Tabler is CEO of the Tourism Development Investment Company (TDIC) and oversees major developments in Abu Dhabi, including Saadiyat Island. He has over 27 years international real estate development experience.
Armen Vartanian has been involved in venture capital and entrepreneurship his entire career. He is Director at EcoVentures Dubai, an emissions reduction and carbon finance firm.
Camera: Nomada, Editing: Mounir Harbaoui
The 5 conversations have been screened and recorded: 21 March 2009, Gallery XVA courtyard, Bastakiya, Dubai and 26 March 2009 Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi.
A project commissioned by the UAE Pavillion for the 53rd International Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia, 2009