Art Scene

The Egyptian Surrealists (1938-1965)

The Egyptian Surrealist group and their relationship with their international counterparts. 28 Sept. - 28 Nov. 2016, Palace of Arts, Cairo. Curated by Hoor Al Qasimi, Salah M. Hassan, Ehab Ellaban, Nagla Samir.

By Lucrezia Cippitelli

Oct 2016

Iran & Co, the Sequel

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

May 2016

Past Disquiet in Berlin

Narratives and Ghosts from the International Art Exhibition for Palestine, 1978. Curators: Kristine Khouri and Rasha Salti. 19 March - 9 May 2016 at Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin.

Feb 2016

Ashraf Fayadh: death sentence downgraded to 8 years in jail and 800 lashes

A Saudi Arabian court has overturned the death penalty for Palestinian poet and artist, condemning the poet and artist to a lengthy imprisonment and flogging. Continued campaign for his release.

Feb 2016

I Spy With My Little Eye

A new Generation of Beirut Artists. Review of the show on view at The Mosaic Rooms, London, until 22 August 2015, curated by Sam Bardaouil and Till Fellrath.

By Eline van der Vlist

Aug 2015

Tentative Collective, Karachi

Collaborating across divides. About the group of artists, based in Karachi, Pakistan, creating collaborative works of art in everyday urban spaces.

By Simone Wille

Apr 2015

Algerian Artists Write the Video Body

Developing the ethical issues that are inherent to the creation of spaces and to attracting audiences for video art’s integration in Algeria.

By Amina Zoubir

Oct 2014

Street Art in Yemen

Artistic practices in the public space of Yemen to articulate criticism, resistance and collective claims.

By Anahi Alviso-Marino

Jul 2013

Home Works Forum 6

Review and photos of the multidisciplinary Forum on Cultural Practices in Beirut, which vastly expanded its reach this year.

By Kaelen Wilson-Goldie

Jun 2013

Mostly Visible

About the exhibition in Jeddah, initiated and self-organized by artists from Saudi Arabia, in collaboration with Athr Gallery.

By Ashraf Fayadh

Apr 2013

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