As It Is! Contemporary Art From Africa and The Diaspora, illustrates beautifully a vision of Africa, void of the commonly perpetuated ideologies, and captures the greatness and zeal of an African aesthetic valid and invigorating and at the forefront of the new world order.

Simultaneously, this series of exhibitions will demonstrate a continuous journey of discovery, interaction, exchange and collaboration between the UAE and the African continent and Diaspora.

The second exhibition in this series, 'Ancestral Space - Translated Identities' opens 12th January 2010