Interactive Movement: Amman Design Week in Photos

Published October 12th, 2017 - 06:17 GMT

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Jordanian and international designers from the region gathered for the second year ever at Amman Design Week (ADW), a hub for the region's creative community to gather and display their concepts. The theme this year - motion.

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Two people are pushed on the interactive project Network of Swings. Created by 25-year-old Yasmeen Sabri one installation is located at the Amman Design Week, with another at the Zaatari Refugee camp. (Al Bawaba/Salim Essaid)
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Image 1 of 10:  1 / 10Two people are pushed on the interactive project Network of Swings. Created by 25-year-old Yasmeen Sabri one installation is located at the Amman Design Week, with another at the Zaatari Refugee camp. (Al Bawaba/Salim Essaid)

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An installation by BRICKLAB that uses urban mapping to convey the layout and role of mosques in the city of Jeddah, with audio and visual elements. (Al Bawaba/Salim Essaid)
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Image 2 of 10:  2 / 10An installation by BRICKLAB that uses urban mapping to convey the layout and role of mosques in the city of Jeddah, with audio and visual elements. (Al Bawaba/Salim Essaid)

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Attendees at Amman Design Week walk under a swarm of mechanical butterflies in a project called ‘A Path of Synergy,’ created by architects and visual artists Rawan Kakish and Hamad al Sultan. (Al Bawaba/Salim Essaid)
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Image 3 of 10:  3 / 10Attendees at Amman Design Week walk under a swarm of mechanical butterflies in a project called ‘A Path of Synergy,’ created by architects and visual artists Rawan Kakish and Hamad al Sultan. (Al Bawaba/Salim Essaid)

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Crowdfunding through a vending machine is how Yousef Abedrabbo and Omar Al-Zo’bi are mixing modern neon lights with traditional calligraphy, at the same time as distributing the works and contacts of these professional modern scribes.  (Al Bawaba/Salim Essaid)
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Image 4 of 10:  4 / 10Crowdfunding through a vending machine is how Yousef Abedrabbo and Omar Al-Zo’bi are mixing modern neon lights with traditional calligraphy, at the same time as distributing the works and contacts of these professional modern scribes. (Al Bawaba/Salim Essaid)

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A man appears through a lattice of woven rope and bending rebar, exploring movement through the historical site of Jordan’s Wadi Rum. A project designed by Anmahian Winton Architects Alex Anmahian, Mazen Sakr, and Aaron Bruckerhoff. (Al Bawaba/Salim Essaid)
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Image 5 of 10:  5 / 10A man appears through a lattice of woven rope and bending rebar, exploring movement through the historical site of Jordan’s Wadi Rum. A project designed by Anmahian Winton Architects Alex Anmahian, Mazen Sakr, and Aaron Bruckerhoff. (Al Bawaba/Salim Essaid)

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Architect and designer Tarek Hreish discusses his project which utilizes raw materials for craftsmanship, blending traditional and modern elements. (Al Bawaba/Salim Essaid)
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Image 6 of 10:  6 / 10Architect and designer Tarek Hreish discusses his project which utilizes raw materials for craftsmanship, blending traditional and modern elements. (Al Bawaba/Salim Essaid)

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HRH Prince Hasan, the brother of the late King Hussein bin Talal of Jordan, holds a crystal-ware vase created by Aymen Azzam. (Al Bawaba/Salim Essaid)
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Image 7 of 10:  7 / 10HRH Prince Hasan, the brother of the late King Hussein bin Talal of Jordan, holds a crystal-ware vase created by Aymen Azzam. (Al Bawaba/Salim Essaid)

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Electro-magnetic forces are used to create invisible energy, making the inanimate animate in this installation by multidisciplinary designer Hashem Joucka. (Al Bawaba/Salim Essaid)
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Image 8 of 10:  8 / 10Electro-magnetic forces are used to create invisible energy, making the inanimate animate in this installation by multidisciplinary designer Hashem Joucka. (Al Bawaba/Salim Essaid)

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Two boys wave their arms to create spiritual-like expressions of their movement with light. An exploration project of the digital and physical by Jordanian multidisciplinary visual artist Andrei Snobar. (Al Bawaba/Salim Essaid)
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Image 9 of 10:  9 / 10Two boys wave their arms to create spiritual-like expressions of their movement with light. An exploration project of the digital and physical by Jordanian multidisciplinary visual artist Andrei Snobar. (Al Bawaba/Salim Essaid)

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A boy stares down at his faint reflection in the salty water barely surfacing amongst a pond of rocks. A project by architect and urban designer representing the condition of the new ‘dry’ Dead Sea.  (Al Bawaba/Salim Essaid)
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Image 10 of 10:  10 / 10A boy stares down at his faint reflection in the salty water barely surfacing amongst a pond of rocks. A project by architect and urban designer representing the condition of the new ‘dry’ Dead Sea. (Al Bawaba/Salim Essaid)

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Two people are pushed on the interactive project Network of Swings. Created by 25-year-old Yasmeen Sabri one installation is located at the Amman Design Week, with another at the Zaatari Refugee camp. (Al Bawaba/Salim Essaid)

Image 1 of 10Two people are pushed on the interactive project Network of Swings. Created by 25-year-old Yasmeen Sabri one installation is located at the Amman Design Week, with another at the Zaatari Refugee camp. (Al Bawaba/Salim Essaid)

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An installation by BRICKLAB that uses urban mapping to convey the layout and role of mosques in the city of Jeddah, with audio and visual elements. (Al Bawaba/Salim Essaid)

Image 2 of 10An installation by BRICKLAB that uses urban mapping to convey the layout and role of mosques in the city of Jeddah, with audio and visual elements. (Al Bawaba/Salim Essaid)

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Attendees at Amman Design Week walk under a swarm of mechanical butterflies in a project called ‘A Path of Synergy,’ created by architects and visual artists Rawan Kakish and Hamad al Sultan. (Al Bawaba/Salim Essaid)

Image 3 of 10Attendees at Amman Design Week walk under a swarm of mechanical butterflies in a project called ‘A Path of Synergy,’ created by architects and visual artists Rawan Kakish and Hamad al Sultan. (Al Bawaba/Salim Essaid)

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Crowdfunding through a vending machine is how Yousef Abedrabbo and Omar Al-Zo’bi are mixing modern neon lights with traditional calligraphy, at the same time as distributing the works and contacts of these professional modern scribes.  (Al Bawaba/Salim Essaid)

Image 4 of 10Crowdfunding through a vending machine is how Yousef Abedrabbo and Omar Al-Zo’bi are mixing modern neon lights with traditional calligraphy, at the same time as distributing the works and contacts of these professional modern scribes. (Al Bawaba/Salim Essaid)

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A man appears through a lattice of woven rope and bending rebar, exploring movement through the historical site of Jordan’s Wadi Rum. A project designed by Anmahian Winton Architects Alex Anmahian, Mazen Sakr, and Aaron Bruckerhoff. (Al Bawaba/Salim Essaid)

Image 5 of 10A man appears through a lattice of woven rope and bending rebar, exploring movement through the historical site of Jordan’s Wadi Rum. A project designed by Anmahian Winton Architects Alex Anmahian, Mazen Sakr, and Aaron Bruckerhoff. (Al Bawaba/Salim Essaid)

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Architect and designer Tarek Hreish discusses his project which utilizes raw materials for craftsmanship, blending traditional and modern elements. (Al Bawaba/Salim Essaid)

Image 6 of 10Architect and designer Tarek Hreish discusses his project which utilizes raw materials for craftsmanship, blending traditional and modern elements. (Al Bawaba/Salim Essaid)

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HRH Prince Hasan, the brother of the late King Hussein bin Talal of Jordan, holds a crystal-ware vase created by Aymen Azzam. (Al Bawaba/Salim Essaid)

Image 7 of 10HRH Prince Hasan, the brother of the late King Hussein bin Talal of Jordan, holds a crystal-ware vase created by Aymen Azzam. (Al Bawaba/Salim Essaid)

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Electro-magnetic forces are used to create invisible energy, making the inanimate animate in this installation by multidisciplinary designer Hashem Joucka. (Al Bawaba/Salim Essaid)

Image 8 of 10Electro-magnetic forces are used to create invisible energy, making the inanimate animate in this installation by multidisciplinary designer Hashem Joucka. (Al Bawaba/Salim Essaid)

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Two boys wave their arms to create spiritual-like expressions of their movement with light. An exploration project of the digital and physical by Jordanian multidisciplinary visual artist Andrei Snobar. (Al Bawaba/Salim Essaid)

Image 9 of 10Two boys wave their arms to create spiritual-like expressions of their movement with light. An exploration project of the digital and physical by Jordanian multidisciplinary visual artist Andrei Snobar. (Al Bawaba/Salim Essaid)

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A boy stares down at his faint reflection in the salty water barely surfacing amongst a pond of rocks. A project by architect and urban designer representing the condition of the new ‘dry’ Dead Sea.  (Al Bawaba/Salim Essaid)

Image 10 of 10A boy stares down at his faint reflection in the salty water barely surfacing amongst a pond of rocks. A project by architect and urban designer representing the condition of the new ‘dry’ Dead Sea. (Al Bawaba/Salim Essaid)

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