Mohamed Ghazala, chair of the Cinematic Arts School at Effat University, says the foreign animated films that Arab countries import contradict Arab culture.
The late Egyptian artist Ramses Wissa Wassef believed art was an instinct in all people. He taught children and villagers to weave to express their innate creativity.
A documentary film recounts the little-known story of El Shatt, a refugee camp near Suez that sheltered thousands of Europeans during World War II.
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.