Two decades after the invasion of Iraq in 2003, a show of remorse toward the Iraqi people is few and far between. Given this governmental and legislative apathy, a new generation of UK artists has taken it upon themselves to expose the truth.
Dor Guez seeks to challenge our perception of his homeland. Over the course of 50 solo exhibitions worldwide, Dor's personal gaze into Palestinian culture, history, and geography through photography, film and archive has been received with acclaim.
From London to Bristol via Leeds, Palestinian cinema is celebrated across the UK in the months of November and December. After three difficult years for film festivals and the Palestinian cinematic industry, directors have renewed hope of exposure.
The PalArt collective reunites Palestinian artists around London. Supported by Amnesty International UK, last weekend it held a four-day festival at Rich Mix. We spoke with poets, playwrights and participants to find out the festival's importance.
Palestinian musician Maya Al Khaldi seams together archival histories, musical theory and rhythmic intuition to dazzling effect. Her latest exhibition, 'Call the Waves' is an ode to the transient; exploring the sound and movements of the Welsh tides.
A decade after the revolution in Tunisia, urban art has helped transform the nation’s relations with public spaces. Local artists are encouraged to use Arabic as a means of graffiti. Now, a younger generation is ready to bloom, including women.