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‘Murder for Amateurs’: Ahmed Mourad on Writing as the Craft of Killing Boredom

Mona Abu Al-Nasr | 24 Jan 2022

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.”

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Omani Artist and Educator Fakhriya Al-Yahyai Inspires a New Generation

Amr EL-Tohamy | 14 Jan 2022

The Omani artist and academic Fakhriya Al-Yahyai tells Al-Fanar Media about her career in art practice and education.

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Made in Egypt: Book Tells the Stories of Forgotten Creators of Modern Life

Mona Abu Al-Nasr | 13 Jan 2022

In the second volume of “Egypt’s Craftsmen”, Omar Taher gives credit to the forgotten creators of products that shaped Egypt’s daily life for decades.

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Egyptian Sculptor Sayeda Khalil Embraces Contemporary Technology in Art

Sayyid Mahmoud | 09 Jan 2022

Modern artists cannot ignore contemporary technology, says the Egyptian sculptor Sayeda Khalil.

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Unesco Expert Nahla Imam Says Academic Expertise Can Help Save Heritage

Sayyid Mahmoud | 31 Dec 2021

Nahla Imam, a folklore expert newly elected to a key Unesco committee, urges decision-makers to make use of academic research on heritage subjects.

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Scale Models Put Egyptian Heritage on Display in Cairo Exhibition

Mona Abu Al-Nasr | 30 Dec 2021

Time-transcending scale models bring national heritage to life in miniature form at “EgyHobby 2021”, an exhibition of the Egyptian Scale Modeling Club.

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Baghdad’s Historic Book Street Reopens, Raising City’s Hopes

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 28 Dec 2021

In the latest sign of a cultural revival in Baghdad after decades of conflict, the city recently celebrated the reopening of its historic book street.

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Arabic Calligraphy’s New Heritage Status Lifts Hopes for Keeping It Alive

Sayyid Mahmoud | 26 Dec 2021

Arabic calligraphy was recently inscribed on Unesco’s intangible cultural heritage lists. Calligraphers hope that inspires more support for teaching it in schools.

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Morocco’s Education Reforms Spur Demand for Arts Teaching

Mohamed Akinou | 25 Dec 2021

New centres of “artistic and literary awakening” are part of a wider plan to improve education at all levels. But critics say the reforms fall short of public aspirations.

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Recommended Reading, 2021: Books from the Arab World

Mona Abu Al-Nasr, Sayyid Mahmoud | 24 Dec 2021

Al-Fanar Media presents its choice of some of the most interesting books published in the Arab world in 2021.

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