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new painting } zeri girls

A week ago I got a call from my dear friend Laila Al-Hamad, letting me know that she was going to put on display, along with her Zeri handicrafts, a painting I did for her a while back, Drinks & Cigarettes. This was for an upcoming event, Kuwait Modern Heritage, to be held at Al Shaheed […]

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nuqat creative conference kuwait 2015

What a weekend! I am so happy it’s over though. I’m sad to have said goodbye to two of my best friends, sarah and laura, and happy to have met so many new ones, but it’s time to move on with my life, which came to a near standstill in preparation for my talk. Luckily I was […]

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two women, two hopes

Because this week I’ve been immersed in all things Mai (even this journal is named after her), I’m going to include last night’s ‘The Hidden Light of Objects’ reading photos in this post.

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1001 eves } eves by wafa rashed

Yesterday my friend Wafa Rashed sent me all these delightful photos of Eve at Sunday night’s 1001 Eves tea party. The more she sent (this went on all day!) the fewer I included in my previous post, simply because hers were much nicer. Of the 53 Eves exploring Dar Nur, she found 39. Not bad! Thank […]

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1001 eves } eves come out to play

I wanted my Eves to have an official ‘coming out’ party so Noor and I set a meet-and-greet tea last night at her shop. The weather was lovely and Eve got to meet a few of our friends and family members. And somehow the event turned into an Eve treasure hunt. It was fun and […]

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secretary } opening night photos by mohammed alkandari

  Listen to Amazed by Poe Finally my brother Mohammed’s long-awaited photos from Secretary opening night. I love that he shoots in black and white, and when he shoots in color it’s always so vibrant. I can’t thank him enough for always being so supportive. Big hug.

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secretary } opening night photos by jenny casanova

Listen to Woe Be Gone by Ani DiFranco, off the Sombreve playlist: Apart from having the coolest name ever, Jenny Casanova took some really lively photos at the opening of Secretary. She was the lady with the red-cased mini-iPad standing in the corners taking candid shots.Thank you, Jenny, for sharing these with me.

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time to draw those little red circles around a date

This is it. It’s official and there’s no turning back. I know many of you can’t be here but never underestimate the power of good will. Wish me luck!

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kettle pot tracks } artist of the week

I’m happy to say that I am the featured artist on record label Kettle Pot Tracks’ social media sites, alongside musicians Jenn Rawling and Basho Parks. You can visit the site here: Kettle Pot Tracks. You can find my work on their website here, their Tumblr here and on their Facebook page here. We all love ‘like’ […]

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pgb3 perspectives } mohammed alkandari

Every year, a vital part of my PGB exhibitions are my brother Mohammed’s photos and Mohammed himself. He flew in early from Bahrain to be at the exhibition, and that means the world to me. Thanks, Mo.

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peace one day } global truce 2012 art exhibition

Three weeks ago, I hadn’t heard of Peace One Day. Last night, I found myself on a rare Friday night out, with my dear friend Reem, at the Peace One Day Global Truce Art Exhibition at the CAP warehouse. When normally I’d be tucked in bed at that time, I was in the midst of […]

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Please Touch|Cristina Portella|Fa Gallery

We grow up being told not to touch. Even as adults we see the unfriendly ‘Do Not Touch’ sign at museums, stores and even novelty boutiques which tantalize us to touch but order us not to. But last night, visitors to Cristina Portella’s exhibition ‘Please Touch’  at the FA Gallery were not only encouraged to […]

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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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