The Egyptian Surrealists (1938-1965), and their relationship with their international counterparts. Until 28 Nov. 2016, Palace of Arts, Cairo. Curated by Hoor Al Qasimi, Salah M. Hassan, Ehab Ellaban, Nagla Samir. Review by Lucrezia Cippitelli.
Contemporary art from the Maghreb to the Middle East, from Central Asia to Southeast Asia. Since March 2003.
Workshops, activations, performances & activities based on instructions by 70 artists. Darat al Funun, Amman, until Mid-January 2017.
The artist about her work exploring photography, sculpture, language and identity. Part of Languitecture at P21, London, until 30 October 2016.
Exhibition of the nine artists shortlisted for the 2016 Young Artist of the Year Award. 9 - 31 October 2016, Dar al Sa’a, Ramallah, Palestine. Curator: Nat Muller.
Contrast Syria. Museum für Islamische Kunst, Berlin, 29 July - 30 October 2016. Pictures by the Syrian photographer showing the life in his home country before the war.
On 22 October 2016 passed away Marwan Kassab-Bachi, one of the most important Arab artists and an outstanding representative of a new figuration.
The ground-breaking international festival of performing arts was held annually from 1967-77. Vali Mahlouji / Archaeology of the Final Decade curate the exhibition at Bergen Assembly 2016.
Space Refugee. Until 6 November 2016, n.b.k., Berlin. Curator: Kathrin Becker. Cosmic space as a haven for refugees.
Tamara Chalabi and Paolo Colombo are te curators of the Pavilion of Iraq at the 57th Venice Biennale.
Zad Moultaka will represent Lebanon at the 57th Venice Biennale 2017. Curator: Emmanuel Daydé.
About the Franco-Moroccan photographer who died in the 2016 Ouagadougou terrorist attack, and the new foundation in her honor. By Hannah Kugel.
In the aftermath of the Nuclear Deal, the desire for self-determination of Iran's art scene could be overshadowed, again, by the renewed expectations of a Western culture industry hungry for easy definable identity-based movements. By Michel Dewilde.
For young Arab creators of all disciplines under the age of 35. Deadline: 31 October 2016.
Call for entries for the Festival's 20th edition 2017. Deadline: 17 November 2016.
The show at SALT, Istanbul, traced the origins of Turkey's current context via artworks, and elements of popular culture and social movements since the coup d'état in 1980. Photos of the exhibition and review. By Bora Gürdaş .
The exhibition responded to political and social outcomes of past and present events, as well as their connection with literature, music, and film. Darat al Funun, Amman, 2016.
Repositioning the Sursock Museum in Beirut's current challenging context after 8 years of closure. Interview with director Zeina Arida. By Laurence Cornet.