Painting and installation

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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Of the community, for the community

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Of the community, for the community

A wide-ranging and often category-defying exhibition, #COMETOGETHER, currently showing in London's Brick Lane, showcases a huge variety and depth of contemporary art from the Arab world and creates a much-needed bridge between East and West.

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Maha Malluh’s Just Des(s)erts

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Maha Malluh’s Just Des(s)erts

Saudi artist Maha Mullah opens "Just Des(s)erts", her first UK solo exhibition, in London this week. Her works combines the visual and audio histories of Saudi Arabia to reflect on the impact of modernity on traditional Arab culture, says Siba Aldabbagh.

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Nermine Hammam: A whisper in a war

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Nermine Hammam: A whisper in a war

Egyptian artist Nermine Hammam's work combines notions of beauty, violence and frailty to subvert conceptions of power and who holds it. Now she presents her first UK solo exhibition in London, Cairo, Year One, which deals with the aftermath of the revolution.

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Lorain Rihan: A personal face of Palestinian history

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Lorain Rihan: A personal face of Palestinian history

Palestinian artist-activist Lorain Khalil Rihan draws on the oral history of her family and of her people to present a nuanced and comprehensive body of work portraying the reality of the Palestinian situation in a land oppressed for so long by exterior forces.

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