Posts Tagged: Lebanon

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Saloua Choucair at the Tate Modern: 90 years of a Lebanese abstract pioneer

A lot has changed in 90 years – even in abstract art, as the Tate Modern’s Saloua Raouda Choucair retrospective shows. A visit to Cairo in the 1940s inspired Choucair (born 1916) to draw on the abstract patterns in Islamic

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Saloua Choucair at the Tate Modern: 90 years of a Lebanese abstract pioneer

A lot has changed in 90 years – even in abstract art, as the Tate Modern’s Saloua Raouda Choucair retrospective shows. A visit to Cairo in the 1940s inspired Choucair (born 1916) to draw on the abstract patterns in Islamic

The Rise of Middle Eastern Street Art

While the Arab Spring of 2011 was by no means the beginnings of street art in the Middle East – UPDATE: as discussed in a recent openDemocracy talk – it did lead to an explosion of graffitis, murals and stencils across

The Rise of Middle Eastern Street Art

While the Arab Spring of 2011 was by no means the beginnings of street art in the Middle East – UPDATE: as discussed in a recent openDemocracy talk – it did lead to an explosion of graffitis, murals and stencils across

Palestine Film Festival: Gaza Hospital

The Palestine Film Festival has been running from 20th April and will continue until 3rd May. Middle East LDN were fortunate enough to attend the UK Premiere screening of Gaza Hospital, a film by Italian director Marco Pasquini. Here’s what

Palestine Film Festival: Gaza Hospital

The Palestine Film Festival has been running from 20th April and will continue until 3rd May. Middle East LDN were fortunate enough to attend the UK Premiere screening of Gaza Hospital, a film by Italian director Marco Pasquini. Here’s what

Talk: Gay and Lesbian Life in the Middle East

Brian Whitaker is to speak tonight on homosexuality in the Middle East this evening, as part of London’s Nour Festival taking place this month. Whitaker, previously Middle East editor for the Guardian, tackled the issue head on in his book,

Talk: Gay and Lesbian Life in the Middle East

Brian Whitaker is to speak tonight on homosexuality in the Middle East this evening, as part of London’s Nour Festival taking place this month. Whitaker, previously Middle East editor for the Guardian, tackled the issue head on in his book,