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Art Book Series Explores What It Is to Be an Arab Artist

Petra Ayar Jahchan | 23 Jul 2021

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.

Arabic Arts & Culture Liberal Arts Literature & Translation

Bila Hudood, an Online Arabic Literature Festival, Transcends Borders

Petra Ayar Jahchan | 16 Jul 2021

The Bila Hudood festival invited people to join online discussions of contemporary Arabic literature in genres such as food writing, memoir and poetry.

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Covid Restrictions Prove a Boost for a Small Cairo Book Market

Sayyid Mahmoud | 09 Jul 2021

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.

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London’s Shubbak Festival of Arab Culture Returns, Live and Online

Petra Ayar Jahchan | 02 Jul 2021

The festival has a lively but Covid-19-wary schedule in London and is opening up to a wider audience online.

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A ‘Love Letter’ of Solidarity: Distance Theater Between Pittsburgh and Beirut

M. Lynx Qualey | 25 Jun 2021

“The Birth of Paper,” a “theater by mail” production, links two cities that share a history of vibrant art and economic struggle.

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Tunisia’s Hichem Djait Dies, Leaving a Prolific Record on the History of Islam

Ahmed El Jechtimi | 08 Jun 2021

The Tunisian thinker and writer Hichem Djait spent nearly half a century investigating Islamic history and Arab culture.

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Palestinian Art Proclaims a People’s Identity in the Conflict With Israel

Salah Bisar | 24 May 2021

An Egyptian artist and critic reviews prominent Palestinian art that focuses on Al-Aqsa Mosque as a national emblem and center of the Arab-Israeli struggle.

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Al-Jahith’s Treasury, an Iconic Library in Downtown Amman, Is Reborn

Roufan Nahhas | 07 May 2021

The iconic Al-Jahith’s Treasury has witnessed a century of history and survived a series of tragedies, including a devasting fire in 2018.

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Bringing Books Back to Mosul University Library

Olivia Cuthbert | 30 Apr 2021

Ideas Beyond Borders is donating more than 2,500 books to the library, which was among the finest in the Middle East before it was destroyed by ISIS and coalition bombing.

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A Virtual Gallery Keeps Culture Alive in Crisis-Hit Lebanon

Samar Kadi | 23 Apr 2021

Art Design Lebanon, a digital platform and pop-up gallery, carries forward a project envisioned by a young artist before her death in the Beirut port explosion.




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