Rhymes from the Rafters

Continue reading Satti went from lone fan to rapper seemingly overnight. But his actual journey has been a long one, steeped in rap education. This pursuit is ongoing; Satti studies hip hop like a devout student. A rigorous practice culminated from hours of listening to music, writing lyrics and scoping out underground MCs – habits […]

Down To Earth

Continue reading ‘Most of my work revisits Moroccan heritage, but there is a clear need to evolve traditional Moroccan art both in its techniques and in its graphic representation,’ Mourabit says. ‘Technically, it can be difficult to achieve my ideas in the traditional method whereas graphically, [my pieces] must adapt to the current taste. Although […]

Diary of the Future

Continue reading   A wildly prolific artist (‘You are never calm in your head,’ relayed Nina during the Nile-side cup reading), Baladi is perhaps best known for her powerful ‘Diary of the Future’ cycle of works (2007-2011). Documenting the ritualised Turkish coffee drinking the artist ‘imposed’ on bedside visitors during her father’s final months fighting […]