UAE-based architect and designer Ammar Kalo, whose work explores the relationship between traditional craftsmanship and more contemporary forms of fabrication.
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.
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
Brownbook catches up with Moroccan singer Hindi Zahra in Paris
Maha Sudairi talks about coming back to Jeddah and building a team of individuals that want to leave a mark with their work
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
Tamari was a celebrated artist of the Palestinian diaspora who lived out the later half of his life in Tokyo with his wife Kyoko and two daughters
Rose Issa, curator, publisher and writer talks about becoming a catalyst for visual arts and films in the Arab world