Posts Tagged: contemporary art

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.

Ballet Pars V, courtesy of Rose Issa Projects
/ Art

Iranian artist Farhad Ahrarnia at the Rose Issa Projects

Caught mid-leap by a camera, the dancer has the grace and heroism of a Michelangelo. But the image itself is grainy, like an old film. Criss-crossing it all are bright, intricate threads. And the dancer is Afshin Mofid, an Iranian

Ballet Pars V, courtesy of Rose Issa Projects
/ Art

Iranian artist Farhad Ahrarnia at the Rose Issa Projects

Caught mid-leap by a camera, the dancer has the grace and heroism of a Michelangelo. But the image itself is grainy, like an old film. Criss-crossing it all are bright, intricate threads. And the dancer is Afshin Mofid, an Iranian

Art made in response to war in Iraq by kennardphillips

Art for political change

kennardphillipps is a collaboration working since 2002 to produce art in response to the invasion of Iraq.  In a new exhibition at London’s Mosaic Rooms, with Iraqi artist Hanaa’ Malallah, they will use up-to-date archives of press photography and digital print

Art made in response to war in Iraq by kennardphillips

Art for political change

kennardphillipps is a collaboration working since 2002 to produce art in response to the invasion of Iraq.  In a new exhibition at London’s Mosaic Rooms, with Iraqi artist Hanaa’ Malallah, they will use up-to-date archives of press photography and digital print