With a revolutionary seven-year innovation strategy, and continuous developments in technology, transport, healthcare and more, the UAE is the ideal host for Innovation Week. Joanne Blad reports live from the event, sharing some of the most exciting news, and insight from industry leaders
Anoushka Shankar, performing at Dubai Opera this autumn, shares her musical perspective on multiculturalism in Issue 24 of Vision. Daughter of late sitar maestro Ravi Shankar, she is today a celebrated musician in her own right. With a childhood spanning Delhi and London, she has sought to infuse her art with influences from both cities, transforming the traditional sound of the sitar and demonstrating, as she explains in her interview, “how well different cultures can truly work together.”
Virtual reality headsets and holograms will show directors and senior managers from seven sectors into the next realm of innovation this week at Jumeirah Beach Hotel. But leaders must learn that true transformation arises from a special way of thinking…
Hosting 135 projects from 51 of the world’s leading universities, students from over 30 countries gathered in Dubai for the Global Grad Show, the innovation strand of Dubai Design Week. Vision speaks to three of the young graduates set to change the world with their design-led solutions. With projects ranging from architecture to digital health and sustainability, Philippe Hohlfeld, Kenneth Tay and Dina Samara are some of the thinkers who are at the forefront of design technology.Curator Brendan McGetrick also offers insight on the the creation of the Global Grad show, the potentials of the projects, and the rapidly growing design scene in Dubai.