It’s not that old, but it’s acquired that ancient crinkle: my NYT Sunday Crossword Puzzle book from 2008. I’ve decided to solve the unfinished puzzles and use it simultaneously as a sketchbook. It works for me and I hope it works for you too.
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This is long overdue. I have been meaning to write a post about my visit to my new friends David Habchy and Hussein Nakhal’s Junieh studio since November. I ‘met’ David via Instagram (you must check out his gallery here) and flew to Beirut in October mainly to meet him. I wanted to explore his […]
One whore hand and one not. My song for today, just because: Doves ‘Kingdom of Rust’
Last October I was asked to work on a pop-up book. So I took on what I believed to be a challenge, not only because of the technical aspect of it but the subject matter itself: the migration of Palestinians to Kuwait in the early 50s, and its footprint on Kuwaiti society. I like to […]
When I was in the seventh grade, my family was living in Damascus. One of our favorite treats returning to Kuwait for the holidays was the fast food restaurants. I think Hardees opened at around that time (old Salmiya) and I looked so forward to the Big Cookie. That Christmas I decided to buy ten […]