A love affair with nature: the Sudanese-German florist who recently rooted himself in Dubai brings diversity to the local flower industry at Volet.
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.
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 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.
UAE-based architect and designer Ammar Kalo, whose work explores the relationship between traditional craftsmanship and more contemporary forms of fabrication.
Salma Tuqan has earned respect and admiration for her work in promoting and curating Middle Eastern art. Having worked as the Artistic Director at Contemparabia amounng other notable exploits, she in undoubtedly an important contributor to the Middle Eastern art landscape.
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.
Young architect Noura Al Sayeh is changing the face of Bahrain by rehabilitating its existing urban fabric
Fashion designer Lara Khoury on her latest collection LK Beirut and Lebanon as a driving force for creativity.