Egyptian Artist Lina Mowafy Is One of Four Featured Artists Worldwide on Artsy

Egyptian Artist Lina Mowafy Is One of Four Featured Artists Worldwide on Artsy

by Ahmed El-Sherif

Put on your hypothetical beret and buckle up Cairo, as you’re about to be proud of someone else this month beside Essam El-Hadary.   Proud of our #LinaMowafy (@loully) for being selected on @artsy as one of only four featured #artists worldwide. Born in 1980, Mowafy is one of our best-selling #contemporary #Egyptian artists. Her […]

Everything You Need to Know About Luxor African Film Festival’s 6th Edition

Everything You Need to Know About Luxor African Film Festival’s 6th Edition

by Salma Hossam

  Attention culture vultures of Egypt as the sixth edition of Luxor African Film Festival returns to, well, Luxor ton March 10th. The official ceremony where things are going to get down and crazy are going to be held on March 16th in the Habu Temple.     Luxor African Film Festival aims to shed some […]

Apple’s New Campaign Will Transform the UAE into an Art Exhibition

Apple’s New Campaign Will Transform the UAE into an Art Exhibition

    We’re not quite sure how can anyone master mobile photography because it takes us 12 minutes to take the perfect selfie, and then another 28 minutes to pick the right filter. When we heard that Apple’s “Shot on iPhone” exhibition is coming to the UAE, we couldn’t contain our excitement because a) it’s […]

Reasons Dubai’s New Etihad Museum Is the Definition of Awesome

Reasons Dubai’s New Etihad Museum Is the Definition of Awesome

by Nichole Miranda

Jumeirah Beach Road’s iconic Union House has witnessed everything from the conception of the UAE right down to signing the papers that made this country official. Now it’s got a new neighbor, the Etihad Museum, an avant-garde building that’s making history lessons a stylish affair.     The architecture is absolutely next level. It feels […]

Would You Try These UV Tattoos on Your Henna Night?

Would You Try These UV Tattoos on Your Henna Night?

Wow! This UV Henna by @sarashenna is dominating the festive spirits of Christmas and New Year! In love with it!!! #STYLEKOMA #STYLEKOMAID #STYLEKOMAbeauty #beauty #beautyblogger #beautyblog #beautydiaries #beautytips #shopping #beautyaddict #beautyjunkie #beautyproducts #beautytrend #beautyicon #henna #uvhenna #uv A photo posted by STYLEKOMA (@stylekoma.id) on Dec 29, 2016 at 2:41am PST   Maybe you’ve seen henna […]

Wunmunshu: The Egyptian Artsy Videos We Want to See More of in 2017

Wunmunshu: The Egyptian Artsy Videos We Want to See More of in 2017

A video posted by @wunmunshu on Dec 2, 2016 at 4:48pm PST   The Instagram account and YouTube channel Wunmunshu features adaptations of scenes from classic Egyptian cinema with the jazziest tracks ever, or what its creator calls “an infinite palette of tunes”. Wunmunchu simply revisits our classics in an innovative way. Sometimes incorporating graphics, […]

Dubai Gets Covered in Murals, Turns into a Huge Street Art Gallery

Dubai Gets Covered in Murals, Turns into a Huge Street Art Gallery

by Salma Iraqui

  Graffiti artists are giving life to Dubai’s buildings, covering the city with beautiful murals. The pictures of graffiti in Dubai celebrate oriental culture and national symbols. Dubai Street Museum is an urban art initiative that paid homage to Emirate’s heritage as UAE celebrates its national day. The murals are a set of Arabic calligraphy, […]

5 Cairo Places You Could Watch Movies at That Are Not Cinemas

5 Cairo Places You Could Watch Movies at That Are Not Cinemas

by Salma Iraqui

Because watching movies at the same, boring places is so 2008 and late, I’ve decided to compile a list of places that you never thought you could watch movies at in Cairo for a new experience.     Daal     Daal is part of Daal for Research and Media Center. The place is small […]

11 Fresh to Death Moments from Dubai’s Sole DXB 2016

11 Fresh to Death Moments from Dubai’s Sole DXB 2016

One of Dubai’s hottest urban lifestyle events returned for its fifth offering last weekend at d3 (Dubai Design District) and it was nothing short of art. We’re talking about Sole DXB! What’s that? It’s Dubai’s biggest streetwear event that’s all about celebrating street culture with a distinctively Middle Eastern twist.   Sole DXB brings together a […]

This Egyptian Foodie Couple’s Instagram Take #FoodPorn to the Next Level

This Egyptian Foodie Couple’s Instagram Take #FoodPorn to the Next Level

by Sara Abdelazim

What happens when you blend delicious cooking with some masterful photography? A true feast for the senses, that’s what! Passionate Egyptian foodies, Samiha Amin and her husband Khaled Elchouehy, have launched a food blog earlier this year that’ll makes you want to chew on your screens with every single one of their posts. He’s a […]

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