Persepolis

A Thousand Years of the Persian Book

September 2, 2014 | Kevin Schwartz

Kevin Schwartz on an exhibition at Washington, DC’s Library of Congress celebrating a millennium of Persian textual production from Iran and beyond

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Afsoon

My Grandfather’s Room

August 25, 2014 | Afsoon

‘His house was full of welcoming mysteries, except for one room on the top floor called “the salon”. It was rarely open, and only used for “important” visitors …’

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Here and Elsewhere

Here and Elsewhere

August 18, 2014 | Sarah Hassan

Sarah Hassan’s reflections on a ‘long-overdue’ exhibition of contemporary art from the Arab world on display at New York City’s New Museum

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Khalil Joreige & Joana Hadjithomas

Rumour Has It

August 11, 2014 | Joobin Bekhrad

Joobin Bekhrad talks to Lebanese artists Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige about their work and their latest exhibition, I Must First Apologise …, currently on display at France’s Villa Arson

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DAM Palestine

When the Levee Breaks

July 21, 2014 | Ivana Peric

‘Rapping about women’s rights is just as important as rapping about the occupation’ – Suhell Nafar of Palestinian hip-hop group DAM speaks out

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