Past Events

  • WORKSHOP | Mashael Al Hejazi: Alternative Processes (Cyanotype)

    Cyanotype is a photographic printing technique used by photographers to print their analogue films or digital photographs, producing a cyan-blue print.

    Saturday, February 8, 2020
  • EXHIBITION | A Fleeting Reality: Work-in-Progress

    In a growing art world, creative processes and challenges faced by artists are often neglected. This exhibition highlights these challenges and investigates the concept of Time through different themes. Memory, identity, experimentation and non-linearity are highlighted by Mashael Al-Hejazi’s complex printing processes and documentation of old Doha neighborhoods, Jasser Alagha’s explorations of TKC’s -Third Culture Kids- collective memory, Latifa Al-Kuwari’s studies of the nature of time, and limitless variations created through embracing errors and experimentation by Hind Al Saad.

    Monday, January 27, 2020
  • WORKSHOP | Amena Al Yousef: Natural Pigments Extraction

    This workshop will focus on different methods of pigment extraction from dried plants and natural minerals that come from the landscape. We will be looking at how lake and ochre pigments are made, and how to turn them into usable oil paint. Special attention will be paid on purifying these dried plants and crushed minerals to create a lasting and quality product. After getting familiar with these methods, we will be looking through the studies of artist Joseph Albers when it comes to basic colour interaction and theories.

    Saturday, January 25, 2020
  • WORKSHOP | EXPLORE-DESIGN-INVENT-TELL: Cities of Creativity and Culture

    This three-part workshop will use innovative models to design a sustainable future city, that is inclusive of creativity and culture. It will be led by architect Maureen Ferry as part of a year-long global pilot of her “UrbanEngineers” programme.

    The workshop outcomes will be:
    -      Day 1: Learn new design models about cities that incorporates the natural, cultural and built environments.
    -      Day 2: Develop ideas about what creative and resilient city can be.
    -      Day 3: Design and build a scaled city model and invent a product for that city.

    Friday, January 17, 2020
  • WORKSHOP | Hind Al Saad: Procedural Phantasmic Phenomena

    The workshop is an introduction to creative coding and computational art.

    Saturday, January 18, 2020
  • EXHIBITION | Mohammed Faraj Al-Suwaidi: Digital Transactions

    Digital Transactions exhibition introduces Mohammed Faraj Al-Suwaidi’s exploration during his three-month residency at International Studio & Curatorial Program at the International Studio and Curatorial Program (ISCP) in New York in 2019.

    Wednesday, January 8, 2020
  • WORKSHOP | Latifa Al Kuwari: Pure Emotions

    This workshop will explore the complexities of emotions through painting experimentations, inspired by the Abstract Expressionist movement.

    Wednesday, January 8, 2020
  • EXHIBITION | Reza Doust: 40 Different Narratives

    In collaboration with AlHosh Gallery, the Fire Station hosts a solo exhibition titled 40 Different Narratives by Iranian-Canadian artist Reza Doust.

    Wednesday, December 25, 2019
  • KAWS: HE EATS ALONE | Workshop: Create It, Wear It

    Inspired by KAWS, participants will formulate their own brand. They will learn about the garment world from concept to artist trademarks and production. And print their final design on a plain t-shirt supplied by the instructor.

    Saturday, January 11, 2020