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A non-profit art gallery and bookshop dedicated to contemporary culture from the Arab world and beyond. We are a project of the .
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Mosaic Rooms 3h
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⁣⁣Tomorrow join us for a special screening of Bouanani's 2 classic, poetic short films followed by Touda Bouanani tracing her father’s life as a writer, poet, artist and filmmaker through family archives and unpublished manuscripts.⁣⁣⁣ TICKETS →
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Mosaic Rooms 3h
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⁣⁣And he left behind the stacks of his manuscripts, written in black or blue ink in a steady, cursive hand and never published: dozens of novels and screenplays, hundreds of poems, short stories, journals, a history of Moroccan cinema, a chronicle of Morocco itself.⁣⁣
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Mosaic Rooms 3h
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The costumes his wife Naïma Saoudi had dyed in the bathtub; the props and backdrops, impossible for an outsider to decipher their use. He left behind thousands of books in his library; boxes of illustrations and comics sketched, old photographs, film posters and playbills.
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Mosaic Rooms 3h
Moroccan writer and filmmaker Ahmed Bouanani left behind an archive of a life of unceasing creativity, hundreds 35 and 16 mm film reels on the balcony that had once masqueraded as a dressing room.
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Mosaic Rooms 8h
« TOMORROW » Join us for a special screening of Ahmed Bouanani's two classic, poetic short films followed by Touda Bouanani tracing her father’s life as a writer, poet, artist and filmmaker through family archives and unpublished manuscripts. Tickets →
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Mosaic Rooms Apr 23
Tributes to Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian, giant of contemporary Iranian art:
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Mosaic Rooms Apr 18
Akram Zaatari: "We live in a society of spectacle, but why is this of such importance?" The artist's exhibition The Script is now on at until 12 May 2019. | Via
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Modern Art Oxford Apr 13
Akram Zaatari's major work, , is currently on show at Modern Art Oxford having previously toured to & . This interview with the artist at New Art Exchange is a great way to get to grips with the work's themes
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Mosaic Rooms Apr 18
The Modernist movement expressed postcolonial aspirations, reframed tradition and identities from Morocco to Egypt, Sudan, Iraq, the Levant, Gulf and more. As Modernist art command rising prices at auctions, curators and writers are paying more attention:
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Arab British Centre Apr 18
Planning a stay-cation over the bank holiday weekend? Our What's On is packed full of exhibitions and events you can check out, including the recently opened Mohamed Melehi exhibition at the
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Mosaic Rooms Apr 17
Join us for a special screening of Ahmed Bouanani's two classic, poetic short films followed by Touda Bouanani tracing her father’s life as a writer, poet, artist and filmmaker through family archives and unpublished manuscripts. Tickets →
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Mosaic Rooms Apr 17
Vivien Sansour founded The Palestinian Heirloom Library in hopes to revive plants threatened by occupation, climate change, and agribusiness. Read more about her work and why she won't let Palestine's farming roots die in an interview with :
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Arab British Centre Apr 5
We're delighted to announce that the call for entries for the Arab British Centre Award for Culture 2019 is now open! Our biennial prize celebrates organisations and individuals who have significantly contributed to the dissemination and understanding of Arab culture in the UK
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Hisham Bustani Apr 16
Issue 17 of has arrived: with the wonderful editorial team I've curated a special portfolio of Syrian stories: 8 authors, 4 translators (incl. ), 9 artists. Online access is available but the print copy is a real beauty: get it now!
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Mosaic Rooms Apr 16
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Al Ghamdi was featured in our exhibition Shift in 2017, she created Cell of the City on site. Read about it in here
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Mosaic Rooms Apr 16
Zahrah Al Ghamdi will be exhibiting at the Venice Biennale as Saudi Arabia returns to the Biennale after eight-year hiatus:
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Mosaic Rooms Apr 15
Miryam Haddad among the young artists in this exhibition at Fondation Cartier about a changing Europe - Metamorphosis: Art in Europe Now. via
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Mosaic Rooms Apr 15
ArabLit Quarterly are calling for sea themed literary submissions. Check out the criteria - and take in the fresh air of a sea themed Darwish quote besides.
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Bare Lit Festival Apr 15
Monday Blues? Give yourself something to look forward to.. book tickets for Bare Lit 2019! 4-5 May, Writers,poets, journalists publishers of colour coming together for a weekend of discussion, debate & performance. Plus workshops & a session for children!
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سلطان سعود القاسمي Apr 13
Work on loan from : "Composition from 1970 is particularly spectacular. Here, four symmetrical wave patterns extend out from the middle of the canvas against a warm red and blue background, practically vibrating in its sense of energy."
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