Posts Tagged: Middle East

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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

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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

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VIDEO: Professor Charles Tripp – ‘Culture, Creativity and Non-Violence in the Arab Spring’ talk @ University of East London, 1 May 2012

This Tuesday, Professor Charles Tripp, a specialist in Middle Eastern politics at SOAS, gave his talk ‘Culture, Creativity and Non-Violence in the Arab Spring’ at the University of East London, an event organised by openDemocracy.  Middle East LDN were on hand

Huda Lutfi, 'Democracy-is-Coming!'

VIDEO: Professor Charles Tripp – ‘Culture, Creativity and Non-Violence in the Arab Spring’ talk @ University of East London, 1 May 2012

This Tuesday, Professor Charles Tripp, a specialist in Middle Eastern politics at SOAS, gave his talk ‘Culture, Creativity and Non-Violence in the Arab Spring’ at the University of East London, an event organised by openDemocracy.  Middle East LDN were on hand

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Iranian MCs and Techno à la Lebanese: The best Middle Eastern rhythms on the web

When we cast our minds to the Middle East, we may think of many things. Regrettably, today we are most likely to picture unrest, revolution, conflict. But in the not-so-distant past you may have thought of vibrant hubbub, ramshackle bazaars

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Iranian MCs and Techno à la Lebanese: The best Middle Eastern rhythms on the web

When we cast our minds to the Middle East, we may think of many things. Regrettably, today we are most likely to picture unrest, revolution, conflict. But in the not-so-distant past you may have thought of vibrant hubbub, ramshackle bazaars

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Virtually Visualising the MENA region

Trawling through data can be pretty tiresome so we at Middle East LDN have created pie charts and bubble diagrams to illustrate various data on countries in the Middle East and North Africa. Please feel free to comment on any

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Virtually Visualising the MENA region

Trawling through data can be pretty tiresome so we at Middle East LDN have created pie charts and bubble diagrams to illustrate various data on countries in the Middle East and North Africa. Please feel free to comment on any

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Antique Road Trip

Tribal gowns, embroidered hats, woven pouches and ornate treasures dress every inch of wall space. The colours are kaleidoscopic, the assortment encyclopeadic. Stepping into this cubbyhole I feel instantly tranquil, a sentiment followed swiftly by marvel and wonder. Sitting at

Ikat from Pip Rau Collection

Antique Road Trip

Tribal gowns, embroidered hats, woven pouches and ornate treasures dress every inch of wall space. The colours are kaleidoscopic, the assortment encyclopeadic. Stepping into this cubbyhole I feel instantly tranquil, a sentiment followed swiftly by marvel and wonder. Sitting at

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Interview With The Mosaic Rooms

The Mosaic Rooms is one of the most exciting venues in London. A five-minute walk from Earls Court tube station, the exhibitions and events that take place at the venue are a must for anyone with an interest in Middle Eastern

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Interview With The Mosaic Rooms

The Mosaic Rooms is one of the most exciting venues in London. A five-minute walk from Earls Court tube station, the exhibitions and events that take place at the venue are a must for anyone with an interest in Middle Eastern

Axis of Light Film ICA: Eights Artists from the Middle East

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 Film ICA: Eights Artists from the Middle East

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