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Interviews / UAE 03:35
The Narcicyst

Based in Montreal but with strong ties to Dubai and the Middle East, The Narcicyst combines lyrical...

Interviews / London, UK 02:38
Salma Tuqan

Salma Tuqan has earned respect and admiration for her work in promoting and curating Middle Eastern art....

Interviews / UK 03:14
Mourad Mazouz

The multi-faceted Mourad Mazouz has successfully teetered both the lines of food and fashion. At the heart...

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Interviews / Jeddah, Saudi Arabia 02:42
Maha Sudairi

Interviews / Chicago, USA 03:35
Omar Kholeif

Growing up searching for his own voice, Manilow Senior Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago,...

Interviews / Riyadh, Saudi Arabia 02:49
Shaweesh

Shaweesh, a saudi based artist and creative director, embraces change exploring the mix between different cultures to...

Interviews / Belize 02:51
Said Musa

Visit the former Prime Minister of Belize, who talks about life in his humble Caribbean country and...

Interviews / Kuwait 03:33
Zahra Ali Baba

Uncovering and preserving Kuwait’s urban history, architect, Zahra Ali Baba reflects on her research, the practice of...

Interviews / Bahrain 02:59
Wafa Alobaidat

From managing four creative companies to training for the upcoming Ironman Triathlon, the Bahraini entrepreneur on her...

Interviews / Dubai, UAE 03:58
Tobias Gibreel

A love affair with nature: The Sudanese-German florist who recently rooted himself in Dubai brings diversity to...

Interviews / London, UK 03:40
Rose Issa

Rose Issa, curator, publisher and writer, talks about how she became a catalyst for visual arts and...

Interviews / Muscat, Oman 03:53
Fatma Al Nabhani

It’s a family affair: Oman’s tennis player Fatma Al Nabhani on being the third generation to play...

Interviews / Bahrain 03:32
Noura AlSayeh

Young and determined, architect Noura AlSayeh is changing the face of Bahrain by rehabilitating the existing urban...

/ Sharjah, UAE 01:52
Ammar Kalo

UAE-based architect and designer Ammar Kalo, whose work explores the relationship between traditional craftsmanship and more contemporary...

/ Dubai, UAE 01:47
Izzy : Freshly Ground Sounds

Born out of a need to promote non-commercial sounds, the music collective Freshly Ground Sounds, founded by...

Interviews / Beirut, Lebanon 04:42
Amar A. Zahr

Artist and founder of the Beirut Art Residency, Amar A Zahr explains the importance of dialogue between...

Interviews / New York, USA 05:34
Oddisee

Rapper and producer Oddisee talks to Brownbook on diaspora identity and how his music is shaped by...

Interviews / UAE 03:35
The Narcicyst

Based in Montreal but with strong ties to Dubai and the Middle East, The Narcicyst combines lyrical...

Interviews / London, UK 02:38
Salma Tuqan

Salma Tuqan has earned respect and admiration for her work in promoting and curating Middle Eastern art....

Interviews / UK 03:14
Mourad Mazouz

The multi-faceted Mourad Mazouz has successfully teetered both the lines of food and fashion. At the heart...

Interviews / UAE 03:37
Tarik Al Zaharna

Architect Tarik Al Zaharna explores his approach to materiality and space in the coastal Emirati town of...

Cities / UAE 01:06
Wajba

meal: repast

Interviews / Beirut, Lebanon 02:50
Lara Khoury

Fashion designer Lara Khoury on her latest collection LK Beirut and Lebanon as a driving force for...

Interviews / Cairo, Egypt 03:31
Studio Zafir

A Cairo-based initiative to encourage creativity and set up by three founders - Nada Abdel Salam, Noha...

Interviews / Istanbul, Turkey 03:28
Alex Varlik

Once a lawyer in Paris, Varlik moved to Istanbul to found Georges, a brand new hotel housed...

Interviews / London, UK 03:41
Alia Al-Senussi

Born in Washington DC to a Libyan father and American mother, Alia Al-Senussi is part of the...

Interviews / Morocco
Nouredine Amir

An avant-garde designer, Noureddine Amir owns couture house, Villa Amir in Marrakech. His haute couture is presented...

Interviews / Egypt 05:46
William Wells

Bringing his passion for art from the West to East, William Wells moved to Cairo more than...

Interviews / Turkey 04:34
Superpool

A new wave of urban architects - Gregers Tang Thomsen and Selva Gurdogan have set up Superpool...

Interviews / Morocco
Redha Moali

With his wealth of humanistic beliefs and intellectual aspirations, Redha Moali quit his job as a banker...

Interviews / Egypt
Fathy Salama

Grammy award-winning jazz musician, Fathy Salama has established himself as an influential force in the Egyptian music...

Interviews / UK
Stephan Stapleton

A champion of the Saudi Arabian art community, Stephen Stapleton is the mind behind Edge of Arabia....

Interviews / Lebanon
Charbel Harber

As one of the few prominent Lebanese rock bands out there, Scrambled Eggs and Charbel Haber have...

Interviews / UK 03:32
Hassan Hajjaj

Born in Morocco, Hassan Hajjaj made the move to London at the age of 14 where he...

Interviews / France
Hindi Zahra

Brownbook catches up with Moroccan singer Hindi Zahra in Paris

Interviews / Beirut, Lebanon
Karim Bekdache

Earning his education in Paris, Beirut-based Karim Bekdache looked to influence the region's creative landscape with his...