Arab authors who have become interested in writing historical fiction often take a distinct perspective on the lives of ordinary people, instead of focusing on wars or politics.
At a London literary event, an array of Arab authors discuss the hurdles that cultures, publishers, and even the Arabic language itself can present.
The musical theater production, “We Live in Cairo,” narrates the events that led to the Tahrir Square protests and the overthrowing of a regime and then, the unraveling of a dream.
An intimately scaled retrospective of Moroccan artist Mohammed Melehi in London shows how abstract expressionism in the Middle East was culturally inspired.
Experts acknowledge the “noble intentions” of the privately owned Nabu Museum north of Beirut, but a debate also simmers over items in its collection that came from Iraq.
The literary festival links Palestine to global struggles for self-determination and control of resources.
Teaching and working in New York, the artist opens viewers to new possibilities of seeing the mundane with curiosity and wonder.
The Venice Biennale displays the strengths of Arab artists working today and some of the political pitfalls that can await them.
Through animation and painting, Sadik Kwaish Alfraji confronts the human condition of having to leave one’s home and settle elsewhere.
The French-Algerian artist explores the way Western countries collected art, nature and artifacts from colonized countries, then tries to repair some of the damage done by such collections.