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Mosaic Rooms
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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Louis Allday Jun 12
Palestinian Oral History Map: an archive of over one thousand hours of interviews with Palestinians who lived through the Nakba, hosted by the American University of Beirut
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Arab British Centre Jun 14
Whether you're in London or Beirut, definitely head on down to the or on Sunday 23 June to check out what's set to be an incredible performance for
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M. Lynx Qualey Jun 14
A 3-way discussion between me, Rania Mamoun, & translator about the newly released 13 MONTHS OF SUNRISE, a short-story collection (pub ) set mostly in/around Khartoum. Here: & my old 13 MONTHS playlist:
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Mosaic Rooms Jun 14
Today marks two years since the devastating Grenfell Tower fire that claimed the lives of 72 people. Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire Grenfell community today. Join us in observing 72 seconds of silence at 12 PM.
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Mosaic Rooms Jun 13
Recreations of lost Assyrian reliefs will be on show in exhibition by artist Michael Rakowitz, including 1000+ of artefacts from the National Museum of Iraq that have been missing since the 2003 US-led invasion. | Via
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thelondonconnection Jun 12
‘New Waves: Mohamed Melehi and the Casablanca Art School’ - exhibition until June 22
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Mosaic Rooms Jun 13
Next week, join us for a night of traditional music from the Maghreb with oud master Ahmed Mukhtar. Discover emotional maqams, mystical rhythms and classical forms from Morocco, Tunisia and Algeria. Register →
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Mosaic Rooms Jun 12
Writer reviews the work of Melehi and the Casablanca Art School in postcolonial Morroco, which for the first time in the UK is on show here at until Saturday 22 June 2019.
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Mosaic Rooms Jun 12
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In 1969, they covered the walls of the buildings in Jamaa el-Fna Square with marvelous, psychedelic paintings. The outdoor display was a protest against the concurrent Salon du Printemps exhibition, but it was also a statement of intent: art could be part of everyday life.
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Mosaic Rooms Jun 12
Mohamed Melehi and his entourage staged myriad exhibitions but their practice extended beyond the gallery walls. They subscribed to the Bauhaus notion that no hierarchy should exist between art, craft, design, and architecture. | Via
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Reiber Jun 12
Artists in postcolonial Casablanca created a specifically Moroccan form of Modernism, writes for , and for the first time that work is on show in the UK ' Mohamed Melehi exhibition
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Mosaic Rooms Jun 12
Tonight researchers Maud Houssais and Fatima-Zahra Lakrissa, and curator Morad Montazami will discuss the history of the Casablanca Art School throughout the 1960–70s and share special extracts from their forthcoming book. This evening at 7 PM! RSVP →
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Naomi Crowther Jun 11
"...visitors are encouraged to learn about the art by looking at & experiencing it, rather than digesting reams of writing. And I get the feeling that this is what the colorful, irreverent Melehi would want." -
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Mosaic Rooms Jun 12
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Mosaic Rooms Jun 11
Last month our annual Edward Said London Lecture brought together four world-renowned scholars: Wadie Said chaired a discussion with Susan M. Akram, Hassan Jabareen and Philippe Sands. A recording of the lecture is now available online →
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Mosaic Rooms Jun 11
Architects are invited to submit their designs for a landmark building in Sharjah, which would house the Barjeel modern art collection. The building should incorporate components of modern art, architecture and design in the Arab world. via
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Mosaic Rooms Jun 11
Tomorrow researchers Maud Houssais and Fatima-Zahra Lakrissa, and curator Morad Montazami will discuss the history and archives of the Casablanca Art School throughout the 1960–70s and share special extracts from their forthcoming book. RSVP →
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Freedom Fields Jun 10
If you haven't managed to catch FREEDOM FIELDS yet, this Wednesday it will be showing in over 25 cinemas across the UK for a special screening day + Q&A! ⚽️🇱🇾🌺📽️✊ Find a screening near you now -
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Arab British Centre Jun 8
What does 'home' mean to you? Is it a roof over your head? Is it where the heart is? Ahead of , on 15 June you & your family can explore the notion of home and learn about the houses you'd find in Damascus. Find out more and book tickets here:
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Mosaic Rooms Jun 7
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Pictured: Portrait of Gulperie Eflatoun in a lamp base, Georges Henein, Cairo, Egypt, 1945, gelatin silver developing-out paper print. Gulperie Eflatoun Collection. Courtesy of the Arab
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