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Arts & Culture

Arabic Arts & Culture Literature & Translation

Notable Books of 2018 From and About the Arab World

Ursula Lindsey | 11 Dec 2018

A sampling of scholarly and literary works and translations that offer new perspectives on the region.

Architecture Arts & Culture

Contemporary Egyptian Art in a Historic Setting

Heba Elkayal | 27 Nov 2018

A contemporary Egyptian art exhibition in the historic setting of Manial Palace in Cairo offers an alternative narrative for art and a novel tourist attraction.

Arts & Culture Liberal Arts

In Dubai, a New Type of Arts Center

Heba Elkayal | 22 Nov 2018

The Art Jameel foundation’s new museum is the Emirates’ first non-government-run art institution and significantly expands the region’s patronage of the arts.

Architecture Arts & Culture Religion Tourism

Hopeful Vision Rises from An Ancient Iraqi Site

Saad Salloum | 12 Nov 2018

A professor’s visit to a historic church makes him think about using Iraq’s rich history and religious diversity to create economic opportunity.

Arts & Culture Liberal Arts

Contemporary Art Inspired by Islamic Tradition

Heba Elkayal | 09 Nov 2018

An exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London highlights works by a short list of finalists drawn from a wealth of talent across the Islamic world.

Arts & Culture Literature & Translation

A Nuanced Account of the Arab Nahda

Ursula Lindsey | 02 Nov 2018

A new bilingual literary anthology from the Arab renaissance of more than one hundred years ago is filled with writing that still resonates today.

Arts & Culture Politics

An Istanbul Murder Echoes in the New York Art Scene

Heba Elkayal | 26 Oct 2018

In the wake of Jamal Khashoggi’s death, an effort to raise awareness of Arab art in New York proceeds despite controversy over Saudi Arabia’s financial support.

Arts & Culture Critical Thinking Teaching

A Social Way to Learn About Arab Culture

Edward Fox | 25 Oct 2018

A Lebanese social entrepreneur has created a network of informal lecture clubs and discussion groups in both Western and Arab cities. The audiences arrive not knowing the topics of the talks.

Arts & Culture Politics Profiles

An Art Exhibition Without Art

Heba Elkayal | 19 Oct 2018

The curators of Past Disquiet, recently shown in Beirut, revisit a landmark 1978 exhibition held in solidarity with the Palestinian cause.

Architecture Arts & Culture Conflict Human Rights

‘Audio Investigator’ Creates Revealing Landscapes of Sound

Edward Fox | 05 Oct 2018

Lawrence Abu Hamdan, an artist who uses forensic techniques, uses recorded sound to create new perspectives of the world and document injustice.




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