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Azza Fahmy: The ‘Never Ending Dreams’ of an Egyptian Artisan

Sayyid Mahmoud | 20 Oct 2021

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.

Arabic Arts & Culture Liberal Arts Literature & Translation Publishing

Egyptian Illustrator Sahar Abdallah Finds Inspiration in Modern Arab Poets

Mona Abu Al-Nasr | 15 Oct 2021

Sahar Abdallah, an Egyptian living in Canada, creates “visual poems” inspired by works by literary giants like Fouad Haddad and Mahmoud Darwish.

Arts & Culture Literature & Translation Refugees

Abdulrazak Gurnah: ‘Arab’ Nobel Laureate Is Little Known to Arabs

Sayyid Mahmoud | 14 Oct 2021

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.

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For Arts Students Inside Syria, Continuing Their Studies Is an Ordeal

Amr EL-Tohamy | 11 Oct 2021

Harsh realities make it difficult for arts students inside Syria to continue their studies. A scholarship program is helping some.

Arts & Culture Liberal Arts Literature & Translation Publishing

‘Harir Al-Ghazala’: An Omani Novel Reveals Heritage’s Implications on Women’s Lives

Mona Abu Al-Nasr | 11 Oct 2021

In her new novel “Harir Al-Ghazala,” the Omani novelist Jokha Alharthi sheds light on her country’s women and their aspirations across generations.

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Palestine’s ‘Cinema Bus’ Aims to Revive Art and Culture in Gaza

Amr EL-Tohamy | 06 Oct 2021

Launched last year with funds from the European Union, the Cinema Bus promotes “positive concepts” in Palestinian society.

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Klay Kassem’s Paintings Confront Patriarchy in ‘One Thousand and One Nights’

Mona Abu Al-Nasr | 24 Sep 2021

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.

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Jameel House in Cairo Fosters Traditional Arts in an International Partnership

Sayyid Mahmoud | 20 Sep 2021

With centers in Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Britain, Jameel House seeks to preserve traditional Islamic art skills and promote cultural exchange.

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Mubarak Hemoudi Depicts the Heritage of Sudan From the U.S.

Amr EL-Tohamy | 17 Sep 2021

Mubarak Hemoudi’s paintings relate the stories and ways of life of “forgotten” people in Sudan’s marginalized rural regions.

Arts & Culture Conflict Liberal Arts

Family Crises and Identity Are Themes of Films at MINA Arts Festival

Mona Abu Al-Nasr | 10 Sep 2021

The second edition of Ettijahat’s MINA arts festival is taking place in three countries, with four films on view in Cairo.




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