Mohammad Omar Khalil, whose work often draws inspiration from his homeland, calls black “the richest medium, the richest color for me in all printmaking.”
New Waves at the Mosaic Rooms illustrates how Melehi’s painted waves spread across Morocco to create a cultural scene that celebrated tradition.
Katia Kameli’s exhibition at the Mosaic Rooms is a rich exploration of colonial history and transcultural influences.
LONDON — Pictures by the Damascus-born, Berlin-based artist Marwan Kassab-Bachi are neither Arab nor European, Syrian nor German, but occupy the liminal space that diasporic people find themselves in.
LONDON — “Nagorno” is a Russian word for “mountain,” while “Karabakh” is a word of Turkic and Persian origin meaning “black garden.” When joined by a hyphen, the two words denote the boiling point of the Caucasus: Nagorno-Karabakh, a disputed enclave — one of post-Soviet Europe’s “frozen conflicts” — that doubles as a mountainous graveyard.
LONDON — Outside The Mosaic Rooms, a small gallery and cultural center in Kensington, a red and white-striped air sock hangs improbably from the otherwise uniform stone façade.