March 21 to May 31, Dubai, UAE


All female artist collaboration 

XLIX (49 in Roman numerals) is celebrating creativity and diversity in the run up to the UAE jubilee.


The XLIX art project is a collaboration of over 30 female artists. Griet Van den Auwelant designed one original clay doll, a mold was cast and 49 identical concrete dolls were created, each doll is decorated and finalized by one of the artists according to her art specialty. 

The XLIX project was holding public exhibitions in Dubai, UAE, at Dubai Design District (d3), DWTC, World Art Dubai and City Walk.

Until May 31st 2021 the sculptures were available for auction, part of the proceeds went to the breast cancer program at Al Jalila Foundation

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