Faces “are the first letters of expression,” says the Lebanese artist and educator Dima Raad. She discussed her philosophy of making and teaching art with Al-Fanar Media.
Exhibitions in Cairo and Alexandria mark Women’s Month and celebrate the power of art to bring about social change.
The authors of new biographies of the actress Madiha Kamel and the writer Yusuf Idris discuss how they chose their subjects, and the research that went into writing about them.
If you are passionate about culture and art, you can win scholarships most notably in creative writing and arts.
Helwan University celebrates the career of the artist who made the puppets for the operetta “The Grand Night”.
Nasser Rabbat leads the Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He applauds architectural preservation efforts but sees flaws in some plans.
Egypt’s “Youth Salon” is a key event for discovering and promoting new talent, culture officials say. Its latest installment presents more than 200 works by young artists.
In “Co-Existent Ruins”, on view in London, Iraqi artists seek to bring about a new visual understanding of their Mesopotamian heritage.
Saudi women who studied cinema abroad with help from new government scholarship programmes want to share their expertise in the kingdom.