Abu Dhabi Festival

Abu Dhabi Festival has a trio of exhibitions this year: View From Inside (Contemporary Arab Photography, Video and Mixed Media Art), the 2015 Festival Commissions and Emirati Insights. The Festival is hosting the Middle East debut of FotoFest International with The View from Inside exhibition which includes over 140 works by over 35 leading Arab artists from 12 … Continue reading Abu Dhabi Festival

Ahmed Matar’s Black Humor

I have been listening to Ahmed Matar's poetry since childhood, when no long car ride was undertaken without the cassette tape of the Iraqi poet reciting poems, giving us lines which were a blend of humor and despair, ironic in  their tone, lacerating in their self-criticism, bringing us face to face with a shared Arab … Continue reading Ahmed Matar’s Black Humor