Visual Art

Spray Painting Philosophy

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Spray Painting Philosophy

"Calligraffiti" artist eL Seed combines calligraphy, graffiti and philosophy in his latest mural to open the Shubbak festival in Shoreditch, East London.

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Documenting the Creative Process

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Documenting the Creative Process

Iraqi artist Yousif Naser speaks about his new exhibition, "Visual Prattle", and the significance of the artist's journey from unformed idea to finished piece.

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Medina’s Angel of History

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Medina’s Angel of History

Jon Weldon explores the ever-shifting facades of Medina through the evocative photography of Moath Al Ofi.

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Casting a Long Shadow

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Casting a Long Shadow

Iraqi Jewish exile, Emile Cohen, reviews Duki Dror's recent documentary film chronicling just one of the tragic stories to emerge out of Iraq's turbulent relationship with its Jewish community int he late 20th century.

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Down the Rabbit Hole with Shurooq Amin

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Down the Rabbit Hole with Shurooq Amin

A bold voice for freedom of expression, Amin employs her art in drawing the roadmap for fellow regional artists to shape a society more transparent and less hypocritical. To find out about her recent work, Ala Zainalabidean visited her studio, the center of her art.

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