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  • JAOU 2017

    Both the Tunisian pavilion at the Venice Biennale and the fourth edition of the Tunisian cultural programme Jaou, created by Lina Lazaar and supported by the Kamel Lazaar Foundation, focussed on migration this year. 'Migrant Nation', which included a two-day conference, an exhibition of new commissions called 'My-great-shun' and numerous...

  • Between Middle and East

    In this conversation with Aimee Dawson, curator JW Stella describes her experiences working between Asia and the Middle East, particularly South Korea and the Gulf region. As the International Associate Curator for Shanghai Duolun Museum of Modern Art and a regular contributor to Seoul Art Guide, Stella has worked to...

  • The Weight of the World

    Aimee Dawson reviews The Weight of the World, a survey exhibition of the work of the 91-year old Lebanese artist Etel Adnan at Serpentine Galleries, London. 'This survey is an effective introduction to Adnan's practice ', writes Dawson, 'that also offers old admirers an alternative perspective on what are now...

  • What About the Art?

    'We can consider art as 'a catalyst for economic growth and development, […] as a driver for tourism, and also as a mechanism for nation, city, and even corporate branding,' says Achilles Tsaltas, vice president of New York Times Conferences. Ibraaz Editorial Coordinator Aimee Dawson reports on the 'Art for...

  • Recalling the Future

    Aimee Dawson reviews a recent exhibition at the School of Oriental and African Studies' Brunei Gallery, titled Recalling the Future: Post-Revolutionary Iranian Art. Curated as a rejection of fixed, state-imposed ideas on art practice – a synthesis of political and cultural independence termed 'neotraditionalism' – it featured artworks by 29...

  • The Square

    Newly released and critically acclaimed documentary The Square (2013), directed by Jehane Noujaim, presents an extraordinary account of the ongoing Egyptian Revolution that focuses on three very different Egyptian activists: Magdy Ashour, a member of the Muslim Brotherhood for twenty five years; Khalid Abdalla, a well­-known British-Egyptian actor whose father...