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10th World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF), Madinat Jumeirah Conference Centre, Dubai, UAE, 28th - 30th October 2014 World Islamic Economic Forum Foundation Skip to content

MOCAfest Programme

 

MOCA DAY ONE | Tuesday 28th October

Time   Activity
15:00 – 16:00

Photography:Creating Soulful Images

An in-depth workshop with a renowned photographer on learning how to capture life and spirit in portrait images.

Venue: Majlis Al Salam Hall, Mina Al Salam

Trainer
  • Peter Sanders Peter Sanders Photographer, Peter Sanders Photography United Kingdom
16:00 – 17:00

The Art of Design: Moulding Culture and Creativity

A panel discussion on how can faith and creativity mould a creative impetus to create distinct works of art?

Venue: Majlis Al Salam Hall, Mina Al Salam

Panellists
  • Kamal Abbas Kamal Abbas Founder of Cross Cultural Association Lebanese Republic
  • Ruh Al-Alam Ruh Al-Alam Co-Founder & Designer, Peter & Ruh United Kingdom
  • Saif Aldamen Saif Aldamen Founder & Choreographer, SS Curls Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
  • Peter Gould Peter Gould Co-Founder & Designer, Peter & Ruh Australia
  • Peter Sanders Peter Sanders Photographer, Peter Sanders Photography United Kingdom
Moderator
  • Tasneem Chopra Tasneem Chopra Writer & Cross-Cultural Consultant Commonwealth of Australia

PERCUSSIONS: RHYTHM AND SOUND

Venue: Pre-Function C Hall, Mina Al Salam

A workshop on rhythm and sound on percussions. This is a hands-on session on learning how to synthesize rhythm in drum beats.

Trainer
  • Kilema Kilema Malagasy Musician Republic of Madagascar
  • Julie Ann Odell Julie Ann Odell Founder and Managing Director of Dubai Drums United Arab Emirates
18:00 – 19:30

PERFORMANCE: OPENING MOCA SHOWCASE

MOCAfest presents a vibrant and soulful line-up of musical showcases from around the world.

Venue: Majlis Al Salam Hall, Mina Al Salam

Performers
14:00 – 18:00

VISUAL ARTS EXHIBIT

Venue: Venue: Majlis Al Salam Hall, Mina Al Salam

MOCAfest Visual art exhibition and live installations

Visual Artists

Live Installation

Venue: Pre-Function C Hall, Mina Al Salam

7thMOCA commissioned live art mural installation titled, ‘Geometric Connections.’

Artist
16:00 – 17:00

FILM FESTIVAL

Screening of independent international films

Venue: Majlis Al Salam Hall, Mina Al Salam

Artists
Partners

  • ECO Film Knights, Malaysia
  • Festival de Cine Africano, Kingdom of Spain
  • United Nations Relief & Works Agency for Palestine Refugees, UNRWA

10th WIEF GALA DINNER

Open to all Participants

MOCA DAY TWO | Wednesday 29th October

Time   Activity
14:00 – 15:00

FILM & DOCUMENTARY IN THE MUSLIM WORLD: COMMUNITY & SOCIETY

A panel discussion showcasing films and documentaries that highlights some of the plights and developments societies around the world, and an opportunity to have a conversation with the film directors

Venue: Majlis Al Salam Hall, Mina Al Salam

Panellists
  • Tariq Chow Tariq Chow Documentary Filmmaker United Kingdom
  • Monem Salam Monem Salam Main character & narrator of documentary, ‘On a Wing and a Prayer' UPF Film, United States of America
  • Adam Shamash Adam Shamash Filmmaker & Photographer Canada
Moderator
15:00 – 16:00

FUNDING AVENUES FOR THE ARTS & PROMOTING THE ARTS

A masterclass exploring the workings of freelancing and running design studios. How can artist/designers manage income, deal with clientele and find works? How can artist/designers self-promote through the use of current social media, online platforms and other avenues.

Venue: Majlis Al Salam Hall, Mina Al Salam

Trainers
16:00 – 17:00

WHAT’S CHANGED? THE NEW MUSLIM LOOK

A panel discussion with fashion industry leaders and designers in looking at the fashion trends from previous generations up to the present within the Muslim communities. What influences change and culture? How do appearances reflect ones ambitions and values?

Venue: Majlis Al Salam Hall, Mina Al Salam

Panellists
  • Asil Attar Asil Attar Chief Executive Officer Lead Associates
    United Arab Emirates
  • Asil Attar Asil Attar CEO of Lead Associates & Founder of EST2014 United Arab Emirates
  • Haleh Banani Haleh Banani T.V. Host & Psychologist, Al-Fajr "With Haleh" United States of America
  • Tasneem Chopra Tasneem Chopra Writer & Cross-Cultural Consultant Commonwealth of Australia
  • Mohammed Langston Hues Mohammed Langston Hues Photographer & Entrepreneur, Modest Street Fashion United States of America
  • Rabia Z. Rabia Z. Fashion Designer United Arab Emirates
Moderator
  • Alia Khan Alia Khan Founder, Islamic Fashion Design Council United Arab Emirates
17:00 – 18:00

PERFORMANCE: MOCA TRANSLATIONS 4.0

A look at some of the classical works of Muslim Scholars in the medieval period, and its significance for the modern day world. Experience the interplay between literature and the arts, during which a reading of a classical text will be followed by artistic responses of various traditional instruments from the Muslim and non-Muslim World.

Venue: Mina Al Salam

Artists
  • Aether Aether Spoken Word Artist & Filmmaker Republic of Botswana
  • Zohab Zee Khan Zohab Zee Khan Spoken Word Artist, Zee Poetics Commonweatlh of Australia
  • Asif Sinan Asif Sinan Strings Musician Islamic Republic of Pakistan
  • Kilema Kilema Malagasy Musician Republic of Madagascar
Translator
  • Tasneem Chopra Tasneem Chopra Writer & Cross-Cultural Consultant Commonwealth of Australia
18:00 – 20:00

PERFORMANCE: MOCA SOUNDSCAPES

MOCAfest presents an evening performance finale of fusion works with artist across various disciplines and backgrounds.

Venue: Mina Al Salam

Performers
10:00 – 17:00

VISUAL ARTS EXHIBIT

Visual arts exhibition and live installation works.

Venue: Mina Al Salam

Artists

Live Installation

Venue: Pre-function C Hall, Mina Al Salam

7thMOCA commission live art mural installation titled, ‘Geometric Connections.’

Artist

FILM FESTIVAL

Screening of independent international films.

Venue: Majlis Al Mina Hall, Mina Al Salam

Artists
Partners

  • ECO Film Knights, Malaysia
  • Festival de Cine Africano, Kingdom of Spain
  • United Nations Relief & Works Agency for Palestine Refugees, UNRWA

MOCA DAY THREE | Thursday 30th October

Time   Activity
14:00 – 15:00

MOCA NETWORKING SESSION & INSTALLATION COMPLETION

Meet and greet session for finale exchanges amongst artists, art and culture organisations.

Venue: Mina Al Salam

Facilitator
  • Asil Attar Asil Attar CEO of Lead Associates & Founder of EST2014 United Arab Emirates
10:00 – 13:00

VISUAL ARTS EXHIBIT

Visual arts exhibition and live installations.

Venue: Mina Al Salam

Artists
10:00 – 12:30

LIVE INSTALLATION

7th MOCA commissioned live art mural installation titled, ‘Geometric Connections.

Venue: Mina Al Salam

Artist

Host

Organiser

World Islamic Economic Forum Foundation

Co-organiser

Dubai Chamber

Official Airline

Emirates Airline

Official Hotel

Madinat Jumeirah

Global Knowledge Partner

PWC

Official Car

PWC

Sponsors

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