Contemporary artist, Kamrooz Aram, talks about the influence of Middle Eastern patterns and aesthetics, the relationship between objects and its space, and the way galleries can stimulate an emotional experience.
Anissa Helou on a life of style, from Hamra to a Sicilian hillside
Oman’s tennis player Fatma Al Nabhani finding solitude outside the court in her country’s sprawling landscapes
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.
Growing up searching for his own voice, Manilow Senior Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Omar Kholeif talks about how geography and personal experience drive his passion and practice. This project was made possible by tje Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago
Rapper and producer Oddisee talks to Brownbook on diaspora identity and how his music is shaped by everything from field hymns to Khartoum wedding music
Born in Morocco, Hassan Hajjaj made the move to London at the age of 14 where he quickly assimilated into the vibrant local music scene. Hajjaj has gone on to become well-known for his ability to juxtapose European and Arabic influences through his various platforms.
Earning his education in Paris, Beirut-based Karim Bekdache looked to influence the region’s creative landscape with his own brand of architecture. Starting Karim Bekdache studio, he looks to re-appropriate vintage design through his own eyes.