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Iran & Co, the Sequel
In the aftermath of the Nuclear Deal, the desire for self-determination of Iran's art scene could be overshadowed, again, by the renewed expectations of a Western culture industry hungry for easy definable identity-based movements.
By Michel Dewilde
May 2016

Nasser Bakhshi


19 March - 9 May 2016

Past Disquiet in Berlin
Narratives and Ghosts from the International Art Exhibition for Palestine, 1978. Curators: Kristine Khouri and Rasha Salti. 19 March - 9 May 2016 at Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin.
February 2016

Past Disquiet in Berlin


Saudi Arabia

Ashraf Fayadh: death sentence downgraded to 8 years in jail and 800 lashes
A Saudi Arabian court has overturned the death penalty for Palestinian poet and artist, condemning the poet and artist to a lengthy imprisonment and flogging. Continued campaign for his release.
February 2016

Ashraf Fayadh


11 July - 22 August 2015

I Spy With My Little Eye
A new Generation of Beirut Artists. Review of the show on view at The Mosaic Rooms, London, until 22 August 2015, curated by Sam Bardaouil and Till Fellrath.
By Eline van der Vlist
August 2015

George Awde



Tentative Collective, Karachi
Collaborating across divides. About the group of artists, based in Karachi, Pakistan, creating collaborative works of art in everyday urban spaces.
By Simone Wille
April 2015

Bani Abidi



Algerian Artists Write the Video Body
Developing the ethical issues that are inherent to the creation of spaces and to attracting audiences for video art’s integration in Algeria.
By Amina Zoubir
October 2014

Rachida Azdaou



Street Art in Yemen
Artistic practices in the public space of Yemen to articulate criticism, resistance and collective claims.
By Anahi Alviso-Marino
July 2013

Jameel and Murad Subay


14 - 26 May 2013

Home Works Forum 6
Review and photos of the multidisciplinary Forum on Cultural Practices in Beirut, which vastly expanded its reach this year.
By Kaelen Wilson-Goldie
June 2013

Artheum / © Photo: Haupt & Binder


25 February - 25 March 2013
Saudi Arabia

Mostly Visible
About the exhibition in Jeddah, initiated and self-organized by artists from Saudi Arabia, in collaboration with Athr Gallery.
By Ashraf Fayadh
April 2013

Mostly visible



The Aftermath
Essay: The Aftermath of the Image-Production Revolution in Post-Revolution Iran.
By Bavand Behpoor
October 2012

Mohammad Hossein Zarqam



Curating in Times of Need
Political and cultural changes in Jordan. Interview with Toleen Touq, participant of the Berlin Biennale's Young Curators Workshop.
By Paz Guevara
September 2012

Amman Complaints Choir



Call for Help from Tunisian Artists
Online-Petition: Call for solidarity and support against attacks and death threats by fundamentalists.
June 2012



/A.R.I.A/ - Artist Residency in Algiers
Interview with Zineb Sedira about her new international residency program. First guest artist: Nicene Kossentini.
By Yasmina Reggad
June 2012




Lost Pathos - Pathos of Loss
About Artist and/in Community, including a residency program in small towns in Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan.
By Georgy Mamedov
February 2012

Jamshed Kholikov



Tunisia: Dynamic & Vigilant
One year after the Revolution, the Tunisian visual art scene is experiencing a mutation in which action and vigilance predominate.
By Rachida Triki
February 2012

SMAP sit-in in front of the Tunisian Constitutional Council




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