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Learning from Gulf Cities

2016

Learning from Gulf Cities

2016


This exhibition is an in-progress result of the Learning from Gulf Cities initiative - a series of events in Abu Dhabi and New York that examines evolving urban dynamics in the Southern Arabian Gulf region. There are three scholarly workshops (one in New York and two in Abu Dhabi) that take up its themes. This exhibition is the basis for more extensive exhibitions planned for Abu Dhabi and then Milan.

Organizers and Curators:

Harvey Molotch (New York University)

Davide Ponzini (Politecnico di Milano)

Artistic Curator and Photographer:

Michele Nastasi (Ca’Foscari University of Venice/IUAV)

Exhibition Design:

Argot ou La Maison Mobile

Luca Astorri

Riccardo Balzarotti

Rossella Locatelli

Matteo Poli (Politecnico di Milano)

with Caterina Dicorato and Matteo Lazzari

Research Assistants:

Fabio Manfredini (Politecnico di Milano)

Martha Coe (New York University)

Maryam Karimi (Politecnico di Milano)

Liana Mandradzhieva (Politecnico di Milano)

Infographics by Argot ou La Maison Mobile and Department of Architecture and Urban Studies of Politecnico di Milano

With support from:

New York University Abu Dhabi Institute

NYU Institute for Public Knowledge

Department of Architecture and Urban Studies of Politecnico di Milano


  • NYUAD NY 2016 Exhibition LFGC leaflet
  • Learning from Gulf Cities