6-14 October 2017

Experience 2016

This is Design

Amman Design Week, a multifaceted nine-day event taking place in venues around Amman, brings together designers, makers and enthusiasts in a holistic and inclusive environment. The timetable incorporates immersive and interactive exhibitions, workshops for both adults and children, a talk series, guided tours, culinary experiences and independent events in creative spaces throughout the city – all of which are accessible and open to all.

Date

Program Type

Location

Exhibition

The Hangar Exhibition

Curated by Sahel Al Hiyari

Date:

1–9 September

Time:

6:00 pm-4:00 am

Location:

Ras El Ain

Venue:

Ras El Ain Gallery / Hangar

The Hangar will present selected works by a new generation of experimental regional and local designers.

Exhibition

The MakerSpace

Date:

1–9 September

Time:

6:00 pm-4:00 am

Location:

Ras El Ain

Venue:

Jordan Museum

Located in the Jordan Museum, Amman Design Week’s MakerSpace is a celebration of making.

Exhibition

The Crafts District

Curated by Dina Haddadin

Date:

1–9 September

Time:

6:00 pm-4:00 am

Location:

Downtown Amman

Venue:

Raghadan Tourist Terminal

The Crafts District will activate the Raghadan Tourist Terminal and celebrate the story of Jordan’s crafts heritage.

Culture & Food

Live Music Every Night

Date:

1–9 September

Time:

2:00 am-3:30 am

Location:

Downtown Amman

Venue:

Raghadan Tourist Terminal

As part of the social space created for the Raghadan Tourist Terminal, Amman Design Week offers live performances featuring local musicians and tunes

Exhibition + Independent Space

University of Petra

Student Exhibition

Date:

1, 4–8 September

Time:

3:00 pm-9:00 pm

Location:

Airport Road

Venue:

University of Petra

An exhibition showcasing the works and projects of students from the Architecture, Interior Design and Graphic Design departments during the 2015-2016 academic year.

Exhibition + Independent Space

Through Letters

Hamza Bounoua

Date:

1, 3–8 September

Time:

4:00 pm-2:00 am

Location:

Jabal Amman

Venue:

Wadi Finan Art Gallery

‘Through letters’ is an exhibition that highlights the use of letters in the designs of Hamza Bounoua’s art.

Independent Space

Jordan River Foundation Showroom

Creative Space

Date:

1–9 September

Time:

4:00 pm-3:00 am

Location:

Jabal Amman

Venue:

Jordan River Foundation Showroom

Jordan River Foundation (JRF) is a Jordanian non-profit, non-governmental organization that exhibits the handicraft works of women at the JRF showroom.

Independent Space

Wild Jordan Center

Creative Space

Date:

1–9 September

Time:

4:00 pm-6:30 am

Location:

Jabal Amman

Venue:

Wild Jordan Center

The Wild Jordan Center, which has a magnificent location overlooking the old city of Amman, the Citadel and the huge Jordanian flag, is owned by the Royal Society for the Conservation of Nature (RSCN).

Installation + Independent Space

Reactive Spaces Global Landscape

DI Lab: Racha Tarazi and Patrick Schot

Date:

1, 4–8 September

Time:

4:00 pm-12:30 am

Location:

Wadi Saqra

Venue:

Zara Center

The installation is a window display of a mechanically driven geometrical sculpture that can be reconfigured and designed by members of the audience’s hand movements.