26 October 2021

Praxis of Change: From Inspiration to Action

Alongside our current exhibition Praxis of Change, Firetti Contemporary will be hosting the second segment of an ongoing series of panel discussions revolving around art, the environment and anthropogenic climate change.

26 October 2021 | Firetti Contemporary

The panelists are representatives of various International and UAE based organisations, as well as Contemporary Art experts. In line with the initiatives of Firetti Contemporary, using art as a vehicle to invigorate change, the gallery invites the respective panelists to discuss their work and creativity towards meaningful actions.

Starts 11:00 am

Ends 1:00 am

Venue Firetti Contemporary

Warehouse 29


The conversation will be moderated by Nadine Khalil, an independent arts writer, researcher, curator and content specialist.

The participants include:

Dina Story, EXPO 2020 Dubai Head of Sustainability, analytical and research expertise having extensive corporate and NGO/Government experience, and a thorough grasp of global sustainability.

Carsten Sonne-Schmidt, Managing Partner at Digital Energy, dedicated to solving complex value chain problems with smart, efficient, AI-powered solutions that are embedded and easy to use.

Edurne Gil de San Vicente
, Program Director at Water Alliance, promoting a systems-shift pivoting toward Sustainability, working with different stakeholders in public, private and non-profit sectors.

Charbel Samuel Aoun, Architect and Artist, Aoun is a designer of spatial and multisensory experiences, he gives pride of place to plants, natural and recycled materials, creating a system that both examines and questions social and environmental realities.

Stephen Gobert Chief Strategy, Innovation & Customer Experience Officer at ENGIE, taking on the challenge of the energy transition through its three businesses: electricity, natural gas and energy services.

Mara Firetti, CEO and Founder of Firetti Contemporary representing artists from different corners of the world aiming to share their views on humanitarian matters by supporting constructive contribution and initiatives within our society.