Brownbook catches up with Moroccan singer Hindi Zahra in Paris
Rose Issa, curator, publisher and writer talks about becoming a catalyst for visual arts and films in the Arab world
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
Bringing his passion for art from the West to East, William Wells moved to Cairo more than 25 years ago where he founded Townhouse Gallery. Founded in 1998, the gallery has sparked the city’s burgeoning art scene and has made Wells an integral player in nurturing and supporting creativity in Egypt.
A champion of the Saudi Arabian art community, Stephen Stapleton is the mind behind Edge of Arabia. Currently working in London, he hopes to shed a broader sense of light on Arabian art and its relevant creatives.
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.
Visit the former Prime Minister of Belize, who talks about life in his humble Caribbean country and a hitchhiking journey to Palestine in the 1960s
Oman’s tennis player Fatma Al Nabhani finding solitude outside the court in her country’s sprawling landscapes
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.