Beirut & Beyond International Music Festival Is How You Deserve to End 2017

Beirut & Beyond International Music Festival Is How You Deserve to End 2017

by Nadine Arab

  In partnership with the Grand Factory, Beirut and Beyond International Music Festival is returning with its fifth edition next month. The 4-day festival, curated by the one and only Egyptian musician and composer, Maurice Louca, will be running from the 7th until the 10th of December. Hence, a guaranteed lively musical experience that you […]

This Saudi Artist Actually Uses Chocolate and Candy Wrappers to Create Masterpieces

This Saudi Artist Actually Uses Chocolate and Candy Wrappers to Create Masterpieces

  Ghadah Hamzah AlRabee is a Saudi female artist who has been using chocolate and candy wrappers to create art since 2010, and often recreates famous paintings by adding elements of the Arabic culture and tradition.     The 39-year-old graduated from Taiba University and has recently signed a marketing contract for her breathtaking art to […]

6 Egyptian Female Painters That Take Their Art to the Next Level

6 Egyptian Female Painters That Take Their Art to the Next Level

by Nadine Arab

Egypt has been a creative hub for different artists throughout history, and today, we have a lot of promising talents in the art scene. In this article, we decided to focus on painters, and particularly those who didn’t just settle down for just painting on a canvas. Instead, they went out of the box bringing […]

Twitter’s Latest Trending Hashtag Is Giving Arab Artists a Voice Everywhere

Twitter’s Latest Trending Hashtag Is Giving Arab Artists a Voice Everywhere

The #ArabArtists has been a hot and trending hashtag on Twitter, for the past couple of days. The purpose behind the hashtag was to utilize the popular social media platform in order to compile the works of some of the region’s artists, and to have them introduce themselves to the online world.   Approximately 2,500 […]

French-Tunisian eL Seed Is Literally Transforming Slums in Ajman

French-Tunisian eL Seed Is Literally Transforming Slums in Ajman

By: Abdulhameed Afifi

Meanwhile in Tunisia – Of my paternal grandfather, I have only a few memories of summers when we visited the El Sekiffa palm grove. I remember him as an old man, tired from sickness and lying on a mattress in a room. My brothers and I were only allowed to go in quietly and give […]

Everything You Need to Know About the World’s Most Iconic Belly Dancers

Everything You Need to Know About the World’s Most Iconic Belly Dancers

  Dancing is an interpretive art from. It captivates the soul and mind; dancers inhale music, and exhale this very music as elegantly graceful and well-crafted moves.  This is why dancing is an internationally loved language.   Arabs are no exception to this international love for dance. One particular dance form that Arabs have always been […]

8 Underrated Artists in Egypt That You Need to Follow on Instagram

8 Underrated Artists in Egypt That You Need to Follow on Instagram

The beauty of art is that it’s subjective, and it comes in all types and forms. Lucky for us, Egypt has a huge number of artists in all field, especially when it comes to digital art.   We went on the hunt of finding some of Egypt’s most underrated talents that you should be following! […]

Lebanese Designer Iyad Naja Brings Arabic Calligraphy to Life

Lebanese Designer Iyad Naja Brings Arabic Calligraphy to Life

  Arabic calligraphy is one of the most beautiful forms of calligraphy there is. Each letter curves in a way that makes you fascinated and feel awe in disbelief that letters can look so beautiful. Calligraphy is not just a form of art, but holds historical and cultural meanings that make it even prettier. Inspired […]

15 Art Galleries in Dubai to Visit for Inspiration

15 Art Galleries in Dubai to Visit for Inspiration

By Monaliza Wahba

  Whether you are a resident or a tourist, you should not miss out on touring the the art galleries in the multicultural city of Dubai, UAE. Dubai has rapidly become the center of art in the MENA region. The art scene in Dubai has grown tremendously with a diversity of work from all around the world, adding […]

Syrian-American Activist Kinda Hibrawi Bridges East and West With Her Art

Syrian-American Activist Kinda Hibrawi Bridges East and West With Her Art

  Coming from two different worlds usually makes a person have mixed feelings about pretty much everything, especially when one of your worlds is falling apart and faces severe destruction every day. Syrian-American artist, Kinda Hibrawi, expresses the meeting of East and West in her paintings. Her artwork is a passionate journey of femininity, spirituality and cultural […]

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