Artistic Trip: 3 Words Combined into One Craze… Dubai Art Week!

The journey of art starts small, yet grows gradually and steady. It takes patience, determination, openness and great well to change. Living in the Middle East gives me the opportunity to be closer to the fast growing art scene across the region and witness how it is changing… Especially in Dubai! Security & politically stable,…

إحتلال الفراغ

بقلم: ألينا عامر لوكانت المدينة كائناً حياً بابنيتها وشوارعها، ازدحامها وهدوئها،مظاهر الحياة التي تغلي فيها وسكانها الاصليين ولللاجئين، الفقر والجوع والاستبداد والقهر الذي تشهده… ترى ماهي الطريقة التي ستختارها للتعبير عن مكنوناتها؟! هم فنانون وهاوون مجهولو الهوية يتغلغلون في النسيج العمراني للمدينة ليس بهدف تجميلها بالمعنى المتعارف عليه انما ليعبروا عن افكارٍ محظورةٍ ليس من…

Collective Talents and Passion for Creativity at CAP!

Closing reception was never as fun as the one Contemporary Art Platform (CAP) – Kuwait hosted last Saturday for Mutual Writing – Calligraffiti Workshops led by French artist Vencient Abodie Hafez, ending a 10-days playful workshops for students, public and artists. The event was held at CAP – Warehouse, with live music on, visitors participated in…

Art Brings the Best of Society

Never limit art to certain type of people, or a level of education and social status. It should be open to all because we can not predict the amount of creativity one can hold. This is exactly how I felt today at Contemporary Art Platform (CAP) – Kuwait when students of Kuwait Center of Autism…

Beirut Street Art & MENASA Comic Exposed!

Promoting “Beirut … the cultural capital for the Arab world, Iran and Turkey”, Beirut Art Fair 2012 (BAF) is featuring various cultural programs and events under its umbrella. In addition to the galleries showcasing contemporary artworks & artists, BAF takes you on a journey to the urban side of the city where artists used walls to freely…