Create Awareness of Thalassemia using Art as a Medium
24 January, 2018; Dubai: The Alif, a painting exhibition by Dr. Sana Sajan a passionate artist and philanthropist 2018 edit has been inaugurated at AnYahh art gallery on 23rd January by H.H. Sheikha Hind Bint Faisal Al Qassimi and Adel Sajan Director Danube Group. To grace the occasion present on the evening were members of the private office of H.H Sheikh Saeed Bin Ahmed Al Maktoum, The Community Development Authority, Thalassemia center of Latifa hospital and Crème de la Crème of Dubai.
The collection is blend of bold and beautiful colours with an oeuvre of modern contemporary and Islamic calligraphy. The main objective behind Alif as an exhibition is to create awareness and support Thalassemia patients. The awe-inspiring exhibition is scheduled from 23rd to 30th January and throughout the exhibition you can enjoy the timeless sitar and Tabla live music. Open to visitors from 10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. every day.
Dr. Sana Sajan – Artist, Philanthropist and Director of Danube Welfare Centre said:” My love of drawing and painting is definitely a part of who I am. For me, painting is about observing and recording my existence as accurately as I can, it’s my way of understanding of the world around me and staying constantly engaged with it. I hope that my work evokes emotions in people and they can connect with it in their own unique way.”
“What I love is how poetic, evocative and intuitive art can be, how it can resonate with our deepest self, our soul, our chore. Moreover, when you put your whole heart into your work, of course you will get the best output. Additionally like always, this event is aiming to create awareness of Thalassemia as a disease using art as a medium.” Added Ms. Sajan
Adel Sajan, Director Danube Group said: “I feel proud of my wife Sana. She is a beautiful soul who believes in giving her 100 percent to the work she is doing. She is not just an artist but a Philanthropist as well, her art supports children with special needs, thalassemia patients etc. In fact she is the director for the Danube Welfare Center, a non-profit social organization offering a plethora of free training courses to help unskilled workers improve their language skills and further develop their careers. “
He further added: “She has been recognized as the next generation leader and also included in super 100 women in the Middle East for her work.”
Sana’s work has been auctioned in Dubai across various events and auctions are held privately. All the proceeds from the sale of the artwork go towards the welfare of Thalassemia and children with Special Needs. The Art by Sana is a part of her philanthropic facet as she is the Director of ALIF art festival. Her latest work will be displayed at the art galleries in DIFC and Jumeirah in Dubai.
This will be a truly unique and transcendent experience and an event not to be missed!
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