Your essential guide to Dubai Art Season

The Canadian conceptual artist and writer Douglas Coupland has turned his focus to art and technology in the past 10 years. Kholeif has invited him to Sharjah to perform his A Manifesto, a discussion of data and behaviour as well as an attempt to think through new literary forms in its own right. At 4.20pm at the Sharjah Institute for Theatrical Arts – and followed immediately (at 440, though note events often run late) with a talk by the Egyptian writer Yasmine El Rashidi.

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