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.
The London-based Emirati artist on the duality of identity that influences her creative practice
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
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.
An avant-garde designer, Noureddine Amir owns couture house, Villa Amir in Marrakech. His haute couture is presented in reduced palettes and raw materials, drawing upon the traditions of personal adornment in Morocco, sculpture and art. His work has been shown in cities such as Casablanca, Rotterdam, and Madrid.
A moment with Baghdad-based artist, Zahraa Al-Baghdadi.
A new wave of urban architects – Gregers Tang Thomsen and Selva Gurdogan have set up Superpool – an architectural studio in Istanbul that uses good design to solve social issues.
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.
Based in Montreal but with strong ties to Dubai and the Middle East, The Narcicyst combines lyrical flow with an educated meaning. Hip-Hop has become a veritable tool of communication and empowerment for The Narcicyst as he sees few equals in the prevalent topics that surround the community.