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Attending an art do always makes me feel like I am at the ‘it’ place and no matter how many fancy events are taking place (read clashing with it) on the same day, I’d rather be at the art affair.

RIRA Art Gallery at Gate 3 Village at the DIFC welcomed us to see what it had to offer.

It’s launch in the UAE is aimed at broadening the region’s rapidly-developing art landscape. The gallery aims to provide accessibility to regional talent from Iran and the greater MENASA markets by hosting solo and group exhibitions featuring a strong selection of both emerging and established artists from the Arab world.

Parisa Davarkia, Maryam Moghaddam and Ali Dowlatshahi are the three owners that have started the gallery. We asked Parisa Davarkia the questions. The non-pertinent one was (off camera of course!) ‘what is the secret to your glowing skin?’

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