Alaa Edris

Progressive Physiognomy In her urban mappings and bodily manipulations, Emirati artist Alaa Edris uses photography, film and performance to…
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Shahrzad Changalvaee

Shapes of Words In her emerging art practice, Iran-born Shahrzad Changalvaee’s sculpture-based responses to her environment have been shifting…
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Hassan Hajjaj

All-Consuming Culture Moroccan-born Hassan Hajjaj is best known for his graphic visual language and a Pop Art tilt. The…
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Fereydoun Ave

Drawing the Line A looming father figure of the Iranian art scene, and at once collector, mentor and artist,…
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Tsang Kin-Wah

In the End is the Word For Chinese contemporary artist Tsang Kin-Wah, language is both tool and medium. His…
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Lawrence Weiner

The First and Last Word Lawrence Weiner thinks about the way in which he places work in the world….
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Etel Adnan

A Poet of our Times “I always work flat, I put the canvas on the table, maybe because I…
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Basim Magdy

Fictions and Half-Truths Based between Basel and Cairo, Egyptian artist Basim Magdy creates surreal, satirical landscapes in his work,…
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Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar

VISIONS OF  HUMANITY James Parry heads to the south of France to meet Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar, whose exquisitely crafted collage-based…
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Amanda Abi Khalil

ART PUBLICS You may have heard of Amanda Abi Khalil recently when she created a participatory audio-guide with artist…
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Lawrence Abu Hamdan

WALLS HAVE EARS: THE CARTOGRAPHY OF SOUND Lawrence Abu Hamdan produces works that are hybrids. Located on the threshold…
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Timo Nasseri

TRIANGULATING VISIONS At a talk earlier this year in Alserkal, Timo Nasseri described the moment when his attention turned…
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