Source:https://news.artnet.com/art-world/sharjah-biennale-review-280672 With biennials continuing to proliferate (see Vienna Gets Its Own Biennial), it might be time to stop and ask: how is their success to be measured? Surely, the quality […]
By Andrew M. Goldstein New Museum curatorial associate Natalie Bell (Photo by Benoit Pailley, courtesy of the New Museum) Over the past decade, the Middle East’s participation in the international […]
Architects: Barkow Leibinger Architects – Gustav Düsing Location: Marrakech Year: 2012 Photographs: Johannes Foerster Marrakech is a city that offers an indigenous, a madly inventive, and vivid hand- craft culture oscillating between ad-hoc kitsch and […]
Islamic or not? That is not the question. It is about the relationship of us and our experience and our body to our surroundings. It’s about passing through place. about wandering through space and time, and about borders and crossings, and exchanges.
We will try to answer a number of points that we receive in a dally bases about the scoop of this website. The recent surge of interest in contemporary visual, […]
Shadi Ghadirian was born in 1974 in Tehran, Iran. She is a photographer who continues to live and work in Iran. Ghadirian studied photography at Azad University (in Tehran). After […]
“Sisyphus,at this moment, has the face and the tongue of an Arab” Sadik Kwaish Alfraji Graphic and Art Installation Artist
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Saba Innab Saba Innab is an artist and architect whose interests in urbanism and the production of space are reflected through her work. Born in 1980, Innab graduated with a […]
Considered by many to be the founding father of the UAE’s contemporary art scene, Hassan Shariff‘s work is increasingly concerned with the negative effects of consumerism. Hassan Sharif was born […]
Myriam Abdelaziz Transition series, 2011 Photographs http://www.myriamabdelaziz.com/
A documentary film directed by Jan de Bruin and edited by Ans Kanen. Music by Philipp Ernsting Jan de Bruin Productions and the Khatt Foundation Shot on several locations in […]
Arab art fragmentation is a series of articles, a form of population segregation. Caused by our fragmented understanding of what is Arab Art.
Source: cbsnews.com n this Tuesday, March 13, 2012, photo, a boy watches an Egyptian female artist and activist at work on the “No Walls Street” during the graffiti campaign to paint […]
Thoughts about Orientalism and Architecture In Orient, Orientalism is a subject of many mixed feeling and variable viewpoints, viewpoints that spread from being considered “The Cultural Side of Western Colonization” […]
Is there any difference between art and architecture? It is impossible to conceive of the history of art in exclusion from that of architecture. Hassan Fathy was one of those […]
In line with the political spring in the Arab world comes the spring of art, and the artistic explosion of ideas. Young Arabs are rediscovering the internet and its possibilities […]
Palestinian art is a virtually non-existing category in the historiography of art. It remains wither totally overlooked or relegated to the margins of the art globe. One reason for this consistent neglect may be the fact that Palestinians are often conceived in the West in stereotypical terms that are shaded by homogenizing political biases. Thought of as either ‘victimized peasants’ or as ‘evil terrorists’, they are categorized in two polarized roles; ironically, both ‘good’ and ‘evil’ roles imply their exclusion from the realm of culture.
In interview with The New York Times in 2009, Emily Jacir (winner of Venice Biennales golden lion prize) answered ‘ NO Comment’ to a question asking her to confirms her […]
Here as the centre of the world (Lucy Cotter) As Edward Said suggested, the widening of cultural horizons has all too often had Europe firmly in the privileged centre. The […]