All posts tagged “arab

Rokni Haerizadeh

A Perfect Storm

Nur Shkembi talks to curator Sara Raza about an ongoing exhibition of contemporary Middle Eastern and North African art at the Guggenheim Museum in New York City

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Tareq Sayed Rajab de Montfort

Heaven’s Scent

Al Jazeera’s Ali Al-Woozain embarks on a journey around the world to discover the origins of oud and the beloved scent of his childhood days in Qatar

Reem Al Faisal

Shiny Happy People

‘In a way, we put photography on the map in the Middle East, and people started to talk about it, even if they didn’t understand it’ – Reem Al Faisal in conversation with Joobin Bekhrad

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Larissa Sansour


In the third and final installment of her science fiction trilogy, acclaimed artist Larissa Sansour explores Palestinian identity, the rewriting of history, and claims to Palestine

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Shirin Neshat

Then and Now

A look at the works on display in the first part of an exhibition of contemporary photography from the Middle East and North Africa at LACMA

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Pier Paolo Pasolini

Tales Within Tales

Sabrina Guerrieri on the postmodernism of Pier Paolo Pasolini’s 1974 classic, The Flower of the Thousand and One Nights and questions of originality in art

Hello Psychaleppo

Syriously Surreal

‘When you limit yourself, you are actually more free’ – a chat with Beirut-based Syrian artist and musician Samer Saem Eldahr – a.k.a. Hello Psychaleppo! – about his latest album, HA!

Little Syria

Syrian Blues

Ian Nagoski delves into the musical history of New York City’s Middle Eastern community in the early 20th century and the story of one of its all-but-forgotten virtuosos

Here and Elsewhere

Here and Elsewhere

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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