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david comes back to town

What more appropriate song for a fun (and bittersweet) day with Dave than Soft Cell’s Say Hello Wave Goodbye? I couldn’t be happier when my high school friend David Dobson said he’d beĀ stopping over on his way back from Jaipur to the US. David never fails to make me laugh. AndĀ of course what little time […]

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looking for lost keys in the desert

Our original plan was to do one shoot with David, get that done with and explore Kuwait’s other treasures. We had so much fun on Saturday that we decided to come back. Also, we had some keys and sunglasses to find. We found the glasses but not the keys. It was very gusty this time […]

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david comes to town } day one

I really wish I wrote and posted this on the day itself. I just didn’t have the time to do it. What I document here is a mere fraction of what we did and a tiny memory taken from my newly acquired bank of good feeling and fun.

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a visit from a dear friend yields photographic fruit

A dear friend of mine visited me this weekend. David Dobson. David is a professional photographer and amateur side-splitter. The last time I had seen David was in the Cairo American College auditorium where I bid him a warm good-bye. I really liked David in high school. He not only made everyone laugh but you […]

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Out of Britain } Teaser #1

This is the first installment of the ‘Out of Britain’ teasers by videomakers MazajEntertainment. The exhibition itself is organized by the British Council and curated by the Contemporary Art Platform (CAP) in Kuwait.

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mutla ridge

The painting’s finished. I’m also going to share some really nice photos sent to me by Nawaf Alali. The pictures were taken by Liane Al Ghusain and Alia Farid.

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a landscape in portrait } the filming of the making of two pictures

This morning, two film-makers, two curators and two artists headed off to the Mutla’a desert to film a teaser for an upcoming Gulf landscape exhibition organized by the British Council and, in Kuwait, the Contemporary Art Platform (CAP). So this morning, Hamad Khalaf (artist #1) and I (artist #2) met with Alia Farid and Liane […]

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