Antonia Carver became Fair Director of Art Dubai, the leading international art fair for the Middle East and South Asia, in August 2010. The sixthedition of Art Dubai takes place March 21-24, 2012, featuring 75 international and regional galleries; a dynamic programme of artists' residencies, new commissions and performative projects; and the Global Art Forum_6, a six-day discussion platform in Doha and Dubai, March 19-24. Antonia Carver has been based in the UAE since 2001, joining Bidoun Projects as an editor in 2004 and later becoming director of its projects division; she now serves as a member of the board of Bidoun Projects. Between 1996 and 2001, she lived in London, working primarily in arts publishing (at contemporary visual arts, and as an editor at Phaidon) and administration (at the Institute of International Visual Arts). Carver has written extensively on Middle Eastern art and film, and was a correspondent for The Art Newspaper. She is a member of the programming committee for the Dubai International Film Festival, specializing Arab and Iranian cinema.