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A picture taken on February 6, 2017 shows graffiti of a Dallah, the traditional Arabic coffee pot, by German stret artist Case Ma'Claim on Dubai's 2nd of December street, which is part of the government-funded Dubai Street Museum project.
The streets of Dubai may be known for architectural superlatives like Burj Khalifa, the highest of the world's high-rises, and the Middle East's largest shopping centre Dubai Mall. But a group of street artists now also wants to turn the concrete walls of a fast-growing urban sprawl into an open-air museum that celebrates Emirati heritage and speaks to everyone in the multicultural city.

 / AFP / NEZAR BALOUT / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY MENTION OF THE ARTIST UPON PUBLICATION - TO ILLUSTRATE THE EVENT AS SPECIFIED IN THE CAPTION        (Photo credit should read NEZAR BALOUT/AFP/Getty Images)
A picture taken on February 6, 2017 shows graffiti of a Dallah, the traditional Arabic coffee pot, by German stret artist Case Ma'Claim on Dubai's 2nd of December street, which is part of the government-funded Dubai Street Museum project.
The streets of Dubai may be known for architectural superlatives like Burj Khalifa, the highest of the world's high-rises, and the Middle East's largest shopping centre Dubai Mall. But a group of street artists now also wants to turn the concrete walls of a fast-growing urban sprawl into an open-air museum that celebrates Emirati heritage and speaks to everyone in the multicultural city.

 / AFP / NEZAR BALOUT / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY MENTION OF THE ARTIST UPON PUBLICATION - TO ILLUSTRATE THE EVENT AS SPECIFIED IN THE CAPTION        (Photo credit should read NEZAR BALOUT/AFP/Getty Images)

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