Join EAR Forum | Follow Eastern Art Report on Twitter | Follow the Editor on Twitter | Follow the Editor on Academia.edu

Abdulnasser Gharem at Edge of Arabia

Edge of Arabia and Side by Side Gallery are showing the first major solo exhibition of Saudi artist, Abdulnasser Gharem, outside of the Gulf region 9 October- 8 November 2013. Iconic past works by Gharem are offered alongside several new bodies of work, giving audiences in the UK the first opportunity to experience  the full scope of his artistic practice. A pioneer of performance art in Saudi Arabia and a co-founder of Edge of...

Read More

Out of Kuwait at Edge of Arabia

In partnership with the British Council, the Royal College of Art, Abdul Latif Jameel Community Initiatives, the Crossway Foundation, the National Council for Culture, Arts and Letters, and Contemporary Art Platform, London’s Edge of Arabia gallery will present in November 2013 the UK debut of 14 emerging artists from Kuwait, in a show entitled Out of Kuwait. The artists all work in direct response to living in Kuwait and their...

Read More

Shoja Azari and Shahram Karimi at Mana Contemporary

Shoja Azari and Shahram Karimi present Magic of Light at Mana Contemporary, Jersey City, NJ, 29 September-28 December 2013. Mana Contemporary, in collaboration with New York’s Leila Heller Gallery, will feature the works by artist and filmmaker Shoja Azari with painter Shahram Karimi, in the exhibition, Magic of Light, 29 September 2013 to 28 December 2013. The exhibition will feature three collaborative video-painting series by...

Read More

Create & Inspire 2013: Bye Bye Landan

The Crossway Foundation presents an evening of art, poetry, music, film, performance and food 29 August 2013 o celebrate this year’s Create & Inspire journey to the UK. Ten talented young artists from Saudi Arabia, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates share their experiences of their time exploring the public art scene in London and Yorkshire. Location: Edge of Arabia Gallery, 40 Elcho Street, London, SW11...

Read More

Banipal's special on modern Kuwaiti fiction

Banipal, the magazine of modern Arab literature published from London, has produced a special issue on new fiction from Kuwait. BANIPAL 47: Fiction from Kuwait, edited by Samuel Shimon, presents a selection of contemporary literature from the novels and short stories of 17 Kuwaiti authors. It spans the generations of literary voices, from the 1960s and the writings of Sulaiman al-Shatti, Ismail Fahd Ismail and Suleiman al-Khalifi, to...

Read More

The Jameel Prize 2009

Jameel Prize curator Tim Stanley, Senior Curator in the V&A’s Asian Department, offers the background to the Jameel Prize after its launch in 2009. By TIM STANLEY On 7 July 2009 the first Jameel Prize was awarded to the artist Afruz Amighi, who was born in Iran in 1974 but who has lived in New York since she was three. Amighi’s winning work, 1001 Pages, is a beautiful shadow piece, made by cutting a complex design into a...

Read More
Join EAR Forum | Follow Eastern Art Report on Twitter | Follow the Editor on Twitter | Follow the Editor on Academia.edu