10@10 podcast: The UAE arts scene with Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi

The National is bringing you ten conversations with ten influencers to mark a decade in the region

Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi was one of The National's original columnists for its 2008 launch. That same year was also a pivotal one for the wider arts and culture scene in the UAE.

An avid art collector, curator and founder of the Barjeel Art Foundation, Al Qassemi has a comprehensive appreciation for the strides the UAE has made to cement its place in the wider arts world.

He sat with The National's Melissa Gronlund to share that appreciation.

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