Mona Abu Al-Nasr
The late Egyptian artist Ramses Wissa Wassef believed art was an instinct in all people. He taught children and villagers to weave to express their innate creativity.
A documentary film recounts the little-known story of El Shatt, a refugee camp near Suez that sheltered thousands of Europeans during World War II.
Faces “are the first letters of expression,” says the Lebanese artist and educator Dima Raad. She discussed her philosophy of making and teaching art with Al-Fanar Media.
The Kuwaiti novelist Bothayna Al-Essa’s “Blind Sinbad: Atlas of the Sea and War” traverses 30 years of change in Kuwait, comparing the faces of war and pandemic.
Exhibitions in Cairo and Alexandria mark Women’s Month and celebrate the power of art to bring about social change.
The authors of new biographies of the actress Madiha Kamel and the writer Yusuf Idris discuss how they chose their subjects, and the research that went into writing about them.
If you are passionate about culture and art, you can win scholarships most notably in creative writing and arts.
The aim of a competition honouring the late Egyptian writer Khairy Shalaby is to encourage new literary talent in Arabic.
Egypt’s “Youth Salon” is a key event for discovering and promoting new talent, culture officials say. Its latest installment presents more than 200 works by young artists.
In his new book, the Egyptian novelist Ahmed Mourad talks about the art of writing and storytelling, and how to become “a professional killer of boredom.”