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me, my friends and the ninth global art forum

So the Global Art Forum came and went. There were glitches, some heartache and a general feeling of ‘it could’ve been better’. I’m sure we did all we could to present and host it to our best abilities. All I can hope for is that a. we do a better job next year (if we’re asked) and […]

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ghost houses & rooftop markets

If you are interested in learning more about Madeenah’s tours, please follow them on Instagram @madeenahkw.

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Palestian Culture Exhibition Today

I d should have posted this yesterday! Cross the bridge for preview photos. Hopefully they will pique your appetite for gorgeous handicrafts, delicious books and traditional Palestinian culinary staples!

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al-arabi exhibition ‘arab culture in the diaspora’

I am very pleased to announce that I will be exhibiting four of my paintings at the Al-Arabi Magazine’s upcoming exhibition Arab Culture in the Diaspora. It honors me to know that my works will be hanging among some of the region’s best: Ali Taleb, Fatima El Hajj, Ahmad Al-Hajari, Jaafar Islah, Sabeeha Bishara, Diaa […]

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Cultural Re-Expressions 101|A Walk-Through

A tour of the 2004 exhibition Cultural Re-Expressions 101. The idea and production was my brother Tareq’s and the paintings were done by me. Enjoy!

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Notes & Doodles From the National Council Days

I don’t remember the exact dates but for a period of around three years (1997-2000) I was employed at the National Council for Culture, Arts and Letters. I started out quite gung-ho until about a year into my job when I discovered that my work there was redundant. I think two other people were assigned […]

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Contemporary Art Auction|17 February 2010|Kuwait

I am very happy to announce that the auction last night raked in over half a million dollars! 30% of the proceeds will benefit K’s Path, which aims to bridge the gap between the humans and animals who call this country their home. And because things happen or tend to be clumped in threes, I’m […]

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GIG

In 2006, I had this idea for an anonymous magazine, giving the writer/artist/photographer not just the freedom to display uncensored work, but the opportunity to be whoever they choose to be. The concept was to go all out, no holds barred. I e-mailed, messaged and called my most opinionated/creative friends and requested (demanded really) submissions.

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