Culture

Art and its Institutions in the age of Physical Absentia

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  Engagement and interdependency or unconditional incorporation in the institutional trap? “Governmental institutions are always the guardian of tradition, and art is the guardian of innovation. If there’s no friction between institutions and artists, it’s abnormal”.Alexander Melamid (quoted in Heilbrun and Gray, 1993:

BAHRAINI LIFE PORTRAYED IN NEW NON-FICTION BOOK BY CELEBRATED AUTHOR

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      “Ali Al Saeed’s new book, The Randomist, is set to launch on February 9th, 2014 at Albareh Art Gallery”   MANAMA, BAHRAIN: Award-winning author of three published books, Bahraini Ali Al Saeed, is set to launch his

A Thought Provoking Night: PechaKucha AlKhobar

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PechaKucha is a presentation style in which 20 slides are shown for 20 seconds each (6 minutes and 40 seconds in total). The format, which keeps presentations concise and fast-paced, powers multiple-speaker events called PechaKucha Nights. This year, on the

ALGHALIA INTERIORS: My Love for Islamic Architecture and Contemporary Design

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Over the last 10 years, The London Design Festival has established itself as one of the most anticipated events in the world of interiors and product/furniture design. With London being the capital of everything artsy and interestingly peculiar there was

A Thought Provoking Night: Pecha Kucha Night Al-Khobar

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Pecha Kucha is a presentation style in which 20 slides are shown for 20 seconds each (six minutes and 40 seconds in total). The format, which keeps presentations concise and fast-paced, powers multiple-speaker events called PechaKucha Nights. This year, on

NUQAT CONFERENCE 2013: EXECUTING CULTURE SHOCK

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KUWAIT: Nuqat has commenced the preparations for organizing this year’s Nuqat Design Conference 2013 which is done every year being the platform for the creatives in the Middle East. This year’s Kuwait conference will be held under the theme of

IGN Gaming Expo Bahrain

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You are cordially invited to participate in the upcoming IGN Gaming Convention, which will be held on of the 18th and the 19th of October 2013 at the Bahrain International Exhibition Center. The convention, which is the biggest of its kind in

Tuesday Treats at S*UCE Dubai Ft. Fait Maison Cuisine

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It’s time for S*uce gifts’ next Tuesday Treats: Exclusive flavors of Eid Maamoul in collaboration with Fait Maison Cuisine on Tuesday August 6th! One of the greatest Arabic Eid traditions comes in the form of delightful sugary treats called “Maamoul“.

The Domain Bahrain

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The Domain Bahrain is a luxury boutique hotel that inhibits a socially charged members club, in the heart of a bustling business district, the Diplomatic area Bahrain. The sleek 36-story, brand new 131-keys social club and boutique hotel is a new

UNCOLLECTABLE – Making Sound Art History

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Kuwaiti songwriter +Aziz has partners with Middle Eastern arts organization based in New York City, ArtEast, to shed light on musical trends outside of the Arab music industry. UNCOLLECTABLE is an initiative that explores modern Middle Eastern music and the role of soundscapes