An ‘Audio Investigator’ Creates Revealing Landscapes of Sound

Edward Fox / 05 Oct 2018 / News

Lawrence Abu Hamdan, an artist who uses forensic techniques, uses recorded sound to create new perspectives of the world and document injustice.

Egyptian Artist Explores Themes of Identity and Belonging

Heba Elkayal / 28 Sep 2018 / News

Ibrahim Ahmed draws on his own multinational experience to make art that challenges societal constructs.

Arabic Podcasts Find a Growing Audience

Ursula Lindsey / 25 Sep 2018 / News

Networks in Jordan and Saudi Arabia offer listeners programs that give voice to diverse views, discuss sensitive topics, or just go where the conversation flows.

Magazine in Greece Rejects Labels about Refugees

John Dyer, Nikolia Apostolou / 21 Sep 2018 / News

Solomon, a nonprofit online publication, sees strength, not cause for fear, in diverse populations.

Tunisian Youth Find a Political Voice in Rap

Benjamin Plackett / 03 Sep 2018 / News

Since the revolution a new art form among Tunisia’s youth has provided a political outlet.

An Eye on the Cultural Landscape of Syria

Ursula Lindsey / 03 Aug 2018 / News

The organization Ettijahat, based in Beirut, offers grants to artists and researchers whose work illuminates the culture of a country in crisis.

An Archaeology Project Connects Young Qataris to Their Past

Eman Kamel / 27 Jul 2018 / News

A university-led team is recovering artifacts that shed light on how people lived as modern Qatar emerged from a time when pearl diving was the economic focus.

An Artist Shapes Sculpture From Refugee-Camp Cast-offs

Heba Elkayal / 20 Jul 2018 / News

Born in a Palestinian camp in Beirut, Abdul Rahman Katanani recycles materials commonly found in refugee settlements to make artistic statements about the human spirit.

A Scholar Says Archaeology Could Benefit Jordan

Ammar Faris / 10 Jul 2018 / News

A Jordanian scientist believes archaeological discoveries could draw more tourists to his country. But he thinks support for the discoveries is weak.

How Arab Artists Imagine the Future

Austin Davis / 18 Jun 2018 / News

A forum highlighted the visions of contemporary Arab writers and other artists, as well as the views of earlier generations.