Art & Culture

The Vibe: Farheen Khan

Farheen Khan

Farheen Khan is the writer of EAT Dubai – an hour-long play that sits the audience with the cast across a dinner table. She explains how the immersive theatrical experience aims to turn cultural stereotypes on their heads


Magnificent seven: staircases

ribbon chapel hiroshima

Hitchcock used them in his films to create a mood of subterfuge and deception. In religious discourse, they are commonly seen as illustrating a path to higher knowledge. Georgina Lavers discovers how the following designs extend the staircase’s meaning beyond a connection from A to B, whether it be by carving steps out of a Hawaiian landscape, or a reinvention of the Möbius strip


Trust is now a must in corporate culture

Badr Jafar Business Executive Dubai

In today’s digital age businesses must think about the quality of their corporate accountability as well as the quality of their products if they are to be sustainable and successful. Trust is one of the most valuable assets in helping businesses grow, says Badr Jafar. 

My Dubai

Alex Hua Tian

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Alex Hua Tian was the youngest-ever eventer at an Olympic Games when he entered the arena in 2008 at just 18 years old. His accomplishments in dressage, cross-country and showjumping earned him a silver medal at last year’s Asian Games. He talks to Vision about putting equestrian sports in the spotlight in his native China


It’s a wandering life

Fajer Abu Zayed

Fajer Abu Zayed’s average day can be described as an experiment in the art of navigating cultural differences and language barriers across the globe. The Dubai-born entrepreneur talks to Vision about the journey that led him here

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