Wafa Alobaidat

From managing four companies to training for the Ironman Triathlon, the Bahraini entrepreneur takes a minute to talk about starting out

Noura Al Sayeh

Young architect Noura Al Sayeh is changing the face of Bahrain by rehabilitating its existing urban fabric

24 hours in Manama

Continue reading [split] Al Adliya, the city’s bohemian, pedestrian neighbourhood, is very much its cultural and creative core – punctuated by art galleries, cafés and hip restaurants. Among its most notable venues is Al Riwaq Art Space. Since around 1998, this non-profit institution has played an invaluable role in cultivating emerging talent and introducing Manama […]

Piecing Together the Past

Continue reading As an artist, Zakharia has spent his entire career almost obsessively documenting his everyday life, referring to himself in one interview as a ‘photographer of the mundane’. ‘How many times in our lives do we meet Marilyn Monroe?’ he responds, when asked about his artistic approach. ‘We have to celebrate the everyday,’ he […]