Joobin Bekhrad speaks with the Artistic Director of the Shubbak festival of contemporary Arab arts and culture about some of the highlights of this year’s edition in London
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
‘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!
Iraqi-British musician Khyam Allami talks to Joobin Bekhrad about the oud, classical Arabic music, rock and roll, and his new artist-friendly record label, Nawa Recordings
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
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