Ras Al Khaimah: RAK Properties, one of the UAE’s leading property development and tourism infrastructure companies, will soon see designs from renowned Art Painting Lab weave their magic by giving Mina Al Arab an incredible interactive space-experience to visitors and residents.
The artwork was developed over past few months and has already commenced on-site, and will continue for the upcoming weeks. Themed to reflect Ras Al Khaimah’s rich heritage and exciting growth; artists and designers from Art Painting Lab will be giving a creative spin to the facades of 14 Lagoon Walk buildings in Mina Al Arab community. A series of customized paintings and superimposed artworks are expected to adorn these buildings bringing to life some visually exciting narratives.
Curated, designed and executed by resident artists at Art Painting Lab, a Dubai-based art studio specializing in art for social establishments and outdoor public art, murals and environmental graphics, the interactive theme is aimed to support and enhance the offering of [public] art in Ras Al Khaimah and the UAE while seeks to draw visitors to Lagoon Walk and Mina Al Arab whilst at the same time enhancing the community of the residents who would see it every day.
Mohammed Sultan Al Qadi, Managing Director at RAK Properties, said, “The artwork at our development will reflect our country’s diverse heritage and culture, while embracing young generations and power of creative expression. We are confident that the collaboration will prove instrumental in creating a new hub where residents and tourists come together to celebrate art.”
Sam Saliba, founder of Art painting LAB said, “We are very excited to be working with RAK Properties on this major art project as part of Lagoon Walk and Mina Al Arab, premium leisure and entertainment destination. These talented UAE resident artists will playfully highlight the youthful and adventurous spirit of the Emirate, helping to inspire the community.”
As part of this exciting art, artists are incorporating elements of nature as the main theme, reflecting the sea, mountains, desert and sky, while sustaining the relevance of the property not compromising on the continuity and flow. Using calligraphy and henna inspired patterns, artists will add a dash of modernity that would accentuate the culture, nature and symbolic elements of the environment. These innovative concepts created with some refreshing and vivid colours promise to take viewers through a journey experienced never before.
RAK Properties was founded in 2005 under the patronage of HH Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, UAE Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah. Since then, it has become the leading developer in Ras Al Khaimah, delivering strategic and prestige projects and properties. The company aims to continuously inaugurate cutting-edge projects. Using nature as the essence of their properties, RAK builds communities that fosters a sustainable approach to power and water usage.
Art Painting Lab:
Founded by Sam Kaufman, The Art Painting Lab was established with the goal of introducing art in everyone’s life. Headed by a team of international and regional creatives, their combined artistic vision and talent, have helped bring a stimulating and inventive aesthetic to the region.
The team is experienced to handle all aspects of design, and follow a multi-level critique process to ensure the customers are delivered with the best end product. Since its inception, adapting various intelligent art work solutions has allowed Art Painting Lab to cater to the requirements of any space or project.
© Press Release 2019