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Qatar Fire Station’s first artists in residence preview their works

Last September, 18 people began their placements as the first artists in residence at the former Civil Defense building in Wadi Al Sail.

Doha Fire Station for artists opens at former Civil Defense building

While the facade of the old Civil Defense building has been left untouched - symbolic red fire pole and all - the interior has been stripped and repurposed to create galleries, art spaces, and studios with a raw, industrial and minimalist vibe.

Former Civil Defense headquarters to reopen as artist hub next month

The first phase of the building, which is a few months behind schedule, will be home to 20 artist studios, supporting locally-based artists (both Qataris and expats) through a months-long residency program.
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