FOCAL POINT 2021 | Sharjah, UAE.

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FOCAL POINT 2021 | Sharjah, UAE.


9–11 December 2021 |  FOCAL POINT 2021 - Sharjah Art Foundation

FREE ADMISSION - Booking registration is required to attend the event.

10:00 am–4:00 pm, 9 December  | Art Book Fair & Talks Programme: The Flying Saucer

4:00 pm–10:00 pm, 10 December  | Art Book Fair, workshops, live music, and more : Bait Obaid Al Shamsi, Arts Square

4:00 pm–10:00 pm, 11 December  | Art Book Fair, workshops, live music, and more : Bait Obaid Al Shamsi, Arts Square



Blaft is thrilled to be back again this year at the Sharjah Art Foundation's Focal Point Art Book Fair! If you're in the UAE swing by this weekend from Dec 9-11, it's a great opportunity to buy our books and save on shipping! 
This is the fourth edition of the FOCAL POINT Art Book Fair.
At the fair you'll find a variety of printed materials by more than 120 publishers, magazines, artists, editors, authors, and makers from the UAE and MEASA (Middle East, Africa, South Asia) region. Browse artist books, fiction, academic volumes and journals, zines and other non-traditional/experimental publications! 
Image from FOCAL POINT 2019


Books available at Blaft's booth this year:

Ghosts, Monsters, and Demons of India  by J Furcifer Bhairav and Rakesh Khanna (new release)
Dog & Crab by Misha Michael and Evin Collis (new release)
The Blaft Anthology of Tamil Pulp Fiction
by Kuzhali Manickavel
Portalpettai by Avakkai and Chukka

Do check out the fair's public programs for child-friendly, adult, and family workshops, as well as musical events happening on all three event days

Plus for the first time this year, the fair will host day-long Talks with book releases at Sharjah's iconic Flying Saucer. 

 Photo copyright: Sharjah Art Foundation, from Universes in Universe