A new memoir by Egypt’s best-known jewelry designer advocates continuous learning, expresses her belief in Arab nationalism, and calls for the protection of traditional arts and crafts.
Sahar Abdallah, an Egyptian living in Canada, creates “visual poems” inspired by works by literary giants like Fouad Haddad and Mahmoud Darwish.
Abdulrazak Gurnah, the Tanzanian novelist who won this year’s Nobel Prize in Literature, has Arab roots and has championed Arab causes. Still, his work is little known in Arabic.
Harsh realities make it difficult for arts students inside Syria to continue their studies. A scholarship program is helping some.
In her new novel “Harir Al-Ghazala,” the Omani novelist Jokha Alharthi sheds light on her country’s women and their aspirations across generations.
Launched last year with funds from the European Union, the Cinema Bus promotes “positive concepts” in Palestinian society.
In an exhibition on view in Cairo, the Egyptian artist again takes a classic work of art and explores its themes in his own contemporary style.
With centers in Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Britain, Jameel House seeks to preserve traditional Islamic art skills and promote cultural exchange.
Mubarak Hemoudi’s paintings relate the stories and ways of life of “forgotten” people in Sudan’s marginalized rural regions.
The second edition of Ettijahat’s MINA arts festival is taking place in three countries, with four films on view in Cairo.