With her latest photography book, Maha Alasaker offers an authentic glimpse into the daily lives of Kuwaiti women, untainted by orientalist prejudice.
Mohammad Sharaf installed 200 headstones for the censored titles in a plot of land beside Kuwait’s Annual Book Fair.
Alia Farid, for her first show in Paris, uses the graphic look of conceptual art to fashion an installation that explores a museum’s failure.
KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait — The United Arab Emirates may dominate the popular image of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries today, but for most of the 20th century the region’s poster child for oil-fueled prosperity and cosmopolitan aspiration was Kuwait.
KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait — On the evening of March 5, contemporary Kuwaiti artist Shurooq Amin opened her anticipated solo exhibition in Kuwait’s Al M. Gallery. A large crowd of people was in attendance, and many pieces were sold immediately after the doors opened at 8 pm. But by 10 pm local police ordered the exhibition closed and started questioning the artist and gallery owner on-site.