As one of the few prominent Lebanese rock bands out there, Scrambled Eggs and Charbel Haber have effectively blazed a trail of empowerment and inspiration through the region. With an agenda of Rock, the Lebanese and Middle Eastern community can enjoy a strong ally in the cause of music and creativity.
Uncovering and preserving Kuwait’s urban history, architect Zahra Ali Baba reflects on her research, the practice of architectural conservation and the importance of history in the development of Kuwait
Rose Issa, curator, publisher and writer talks about becoming a catalyst for visual arts and films in the Arab world
A love affair with nature: the Sudanese-German florist who recently rooted himself in Dubai brings diversity to the local flower industry at Volet
The Iranian-British-American film director, screenwriter and university professor Tina Gharavi is currently making a gangster film about Iranian women in 1980s Paris. She speaks to Brownbook on collective amnesia, the lack of empathetic storytelling, and why she relocated to Newcastle, UK.
Artist and founder of the Beirut Art Residency, Amar A Zahr explains the importance of dialogue between artists and how residencies leave their imprint in the local community.
UAE-based architect and designer Ammar Kalo, whose work explores the relationship between traditional craftsmanship and more contemporary forms of fabrication.
With his wealth of humanistic beliefs and intellectual aspirations, Redha Moali quit his job as a banker at the BNP Paribas in Geneva to found Dar Al Mamun – an international residency center for artists and literary translators that features an exhibition space and a social sciences library that stocks books in Arabic, French and English.