Author: India Stoughton

Iran from the Inside Out | Gohar Dashti

Selections talks to six talented female photographers from the Arab world and Iran whose work spans the gulf between East and West, transcending language and culture to tell universal stories Each of the six women interviewed in this issue deals with this in their own way, some choosing to address the gulf between East and […]

Reclaiming Women’s Bodies | Sama Alshaibi

Selections talks to six talented female photographers from the Arab world and Iran whose work spans the gulf between East and West, transcending language and culture to tell universal stories Each of the six women interviewed in this issue deals with this in their own way, some choosing to address the gulf between East and […]

The Beauty of Growing Up | Rania Matar

Selections talks to six talented female photographers from the Arab world and Iran whose work spans the gulf between East and West, transcending language and culture to tell universal stories Rania Matar, a Lebanese-American photographer, explains how her relationship with her two daughters led to a fascination with girls and women growing up and navigating […]

Mona Saudi | Sculptures and Works on Paper 1995-2017

As the new season gets underway, Selections reflects on the late-running summer shows and previews some upcoming autumn exhibitions that are not to be missed Mona Saudi: Sculptures and Works on Paper 1995-2017 SALEH BARAKAT GALLERY September 15 to November 4 Mona Saudi is a veteran sculpture, poet and artist whose work has consistently engaged […]

Sara Badr Schmidt | Il était une fois un tout petit pois

As the new season gets underway, Selections reflects on the late-running summer shows and previews some upcoming autumn exhibitions that are not to be missed Sara Badr Schmidt | Il était une fois un tout petit pois AGIAL ART GALLERY August 24 to September 23 In Once upon a time there was a tiny pea, […]

Aram Jughian | Here I Am

As the new season gets underway, Selections reflects on the late-running summer shows and previews some upcoming autumn exhibitions that are not to be missed Aram Jughian: Here I Am GALERIE TANIT-BEYROUTH September 4 to 30 Born in 1959, Lebanese-Armenian artist and poet Aram Jughian is entirely self-taught. His colourful, abstract mixed-media works betray an […]

Walid Raad | Better Be Watching the Clouds

As the new season gets underway, Selections reflects on the late-running summer shows and previews some upcoming autumn exhibitions that are not to be missed Walid Raad: Better Be Watching the Clouds SFEIR-SEMLER GALLERY August 31 to December 30 Walid Raad is among Lebanon’s most famous artists, at home and overseas. In the wake of […]

Hrair Sarkissian | Sursock Museum

As the new season gets underway, Selections reflects on the late-running summer shows and previews some upcoming autumn exhibitions that are not to be missed Hrair Sarkissian: Homesick SURSOCK MUSEUM July 7 to October 2 Syrian-Armenian artist Hrair Sarkissian’s first solo show in Lebanon explores his relationship to the homeland he was forced to leave. […]

Allan Sekula | Photography at Work

As the new season gets underway, Selections reflects on the late-running summer shows and previews some upcoming autumn exhibitions that are not to be missed Allan Sekula: Photography at Work BEIRUT ART CENTER June 28 to September 29. Allan Sekula was one of America’s most ground-breaking and politically engaged photographers. In Photography at Work his astounding trajectory […]

Cyprus Pavilion | POLYS PESLIKAS

At the Venice Biennale’s Cyprus Pavilion, Polys Peslikas explores the power of light and colour as he asks how we want to shape the future When Polys Peslikas responded to the curatorial concept for this year’s Cyprus Pavilion at the Venice Biennale — to use painting and colour as a way to explore possible futures […]