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Caspian Arts Foundation £25,000 scholarship open for applications

MENA artists, photographers, designers or film-makers studying at one of London’s arts colleges could win a £25,000 scholarship to fund their studies. The University of the Arts London Caspian Arts Foundation, which aims to promote unity between Middle Eastern cultures

Caspian Arts Foundation £25,000 scholarship open for applications

MENA artists, photographers, designers or film-makers studying at one of London’s arts colleges could win a £25,000 scholarship to fund their studies. The University of the Arts London Caspian Arts Foundation, which aims to promote unity between Middle Eastern cultures

Yassin-Kassab: After two years of conflict, London would be as extreme as Homs

Londoners would also see the rise of extremism and gangsters if they had experienced the conflict of Syrian cities, a British-Syrian writer has argued. Robin Yassin-Kassab, a journalist who also wrote The Road to Damascus and is a prominent blogger,

Yassin-Kassab: After two years of conflict, London would be as extreme as Homs

Londoners would also see the rise of extremism and gangsters if they had experienced the conflict of Syrian cities, a British-Syrian writer has argued. Robin Yassin-Kassab, a journalist who also wrote The Road to Damascus and is a prominent blogger,

Iranian Olympic footage unearthed by London-based broadcaster

A London-based Iranian broadcaster has unearthed Iranian Olympics footage while collecting 1970s home movies for a film installation due to launch later this year. Fari Bradley, who runs the radio show Six Pillars to Persia, aims to create a collage

Iranian Olympic footage unearthed by London-based broadcaster

A London-based Iranian broadcaster has unearthed Iranian Olympics footage while collecting 1970s home movies for a film installation due to launch later this year. Fari Bradley, who runs the radio show Six Pillars to Persia, aims to create a collage

Coming up: Syria Speaks, Iranian shadows, exclusive film screening

Writing: Syria Speaks Making sense of what is happening in Syria right now can be difficult, so the Southbank Centre has drafted in three Syrian writers to help interpret the situation. Famed Arabic novelist Nihad Sirees, whose first English language

Coming up: Syria Speaks, Iranian shadows, exclusive film screening

Writing: Syria Speaks Making sense of what is happening in Syria right now can be difficult, so the Southbank Centre has drafted in three Syrian writers to help interpret the situation. Famed Arabic novelist Nihad Sirees, whose first English language

Brownbook Magazine Middle East art culture lifestyle London

Breaking down stereotypes, one magazine at a time

It all began when a Lebanese man called Ali Khadra ditched his job in airline catering to follow his passion for art. In 2004, after more than 12 years in the hospitality industry he founded boutique-publishing house Mixed Media Publishing.

Brownbook Magazine Middle East art culture lifestyle London

Breaking down stereotypes, one magazine at a time

It all began when a Lebanese man called Ali Khadra ditched his job in airline catering to follow his passion for art. In 2004, after more than 12 years in the hospitality industry he founded boutique-publishing house Mixed Media Publishing.

Axis of Light: Eight Artists from the Middle East

London’s ICA launches the screening of a collaborative film by eight Middle Eastern artists today. Axis of Light will be exhibited every day until March 4 at the following times: 12pm, 1.15pm, 2.30pm, 3.45pm and 5.00pm. The film, about an hour

Axis of Light: Eight Artists from the Middle East

London’s ICA launches the screening of a collaborative film by eight Middle Eastern artists today. Axis of Light will be exhibited every day until March 4 at the following times: 12pm, 1.15pm, 2.30pm, 3.45pm and 5.00pm. The film, about an hour

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Ten Middle Eastern Culture Profiles To Follow On Twitter

Here is our list of ten accounts that you should be following on Twitter for up to date information on Middle Eastern news, culture and events in London… @crosswayuk The Crossway Foundation is a charitable organisation based in London. Their

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Ten Middle Eastern Culture Profiles To Follow On Twitter

Here is our list of ten accounts that you should be following on Twitter for up to date information on Middle Eastern news, culture and events in London… @crosswayuk The Crossway Foundation is a charitable organisation based in London. Their