Lebanese University art students create pieces for the one-year anniversary of the explosion that devastated much of Beirut.
Cairo’s Bayt Al-Suhaymi celebrates the famed Egyptian poet and cartoonist Salah Jahin with an exhibition of 40 previously unpublished works.
Changes forced on the London-based center by Covid-19 were a challenge, but reaching a wider audience online represents a net gain, its chairman says.
Exhibitions at Saudi Arabia’s Misk Art Institute mark the launching of a bilingual book series that seeks to make contemporary Arab artists more widely known.
The Bila Hudood festival invited people to join online discussions of contemporary Arabic literature in genres such as food writing, memoir and poetry.
The key to the market’s success is selling via social media, a method that is new to book vendors and buyers alike in Egypt.
The festival has a lively but Covid-19-wary schedule in London and is opening up to a wider audience online.
“The Birth of Paper,” a “theater by mail” production, links two cities that share a history of vibrant art and economic struggle.
The exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum demonstrates the richness and creativity of contemporary artists in the Arab region.