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Meet Reel Iraq

Ten years ago the world witnessed massive protests against the US and UK-led invasion of Iraq, with up to sixty …

Rescued Canvas

In the past month alone, work by Syrian artists has exhibited at galleries in London, Dubai, Beirut, and Los Angeles, …

Trappings of Oil

Tucked away in Maddox Street, a strangely quiet side road wedged behind London’s busy Regent Street, is the Selma Feriani …

Hurdles and other Obstacles

Entering the exhibition Hey’Ya: Arab Women in Sport at Sotheby’s in London, I stop by a photograph of Qatari player …

A Montage of Invasion

You may recognise kennardphillips’ Photo Op. It is a photomontage of Tony Blair taking a photo of himself with his …

Jumping off the Pages

The catalogue for Nobel laureate Orhan Pamuk’s newly opened Museum of Innocence begins with a Turkish translation of these lines …

Confronting Paradise

“Me being a Palestinian, I guess, may have something to do with the interest people have in my work.” says …

If These Walls Could Talk

The contemporary art space SALT is one of, if not the most, spectacular of the recent entrants in Istanbul’s burgeoning …