Nahrain Al-Mousawi

Could 2016 mark a breakthrough for Arab films at the Oscars?

In the last decade, more films from the Arab world have been nominated, but the sterotyping of Arabs in Western film is still prevalent.

MIDDLE EAST EYE 16 February, 2016

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February 16, 2016

Literature after the Arab Spring

The Arab Spring’s seismic impact on the region not only shifted the political landscape, it also sparked a new wave of cultural thought.

MIDDLE EAST INSTITUTE, 5 February 2016

February 10, 2016

Refugees find solace through art in Morocco

Several Moroccan organisations have stepped up to provide creative outlets for people arriving from sub-Saharan Africa.

AL JAZEERA, 5 February 2016

February 10, 2016

Disenchantment and a hint of nostalgia

The openly homosexual writer and film-maker, Abdellah Taia, on his latest novel, the painful process of coming out and whether he will ever move back to Morocco.

QANTARA, 9 December 2015

December 9, 2015

Bouchra Ouizguen: The Subversive Feminine

IBRAAZ, 24 September 2015

September 24, 2015

A crisis of authority: Monther Jawabreh and Palestine art

MIDDLE EAST MONITOR, 18 September 2015

September 18, 2015

The rise of the comic book in the Middle East

Amid growing demand, the Muslim and Arab world has begun constructing more of its own comic superheroes.

AL JAZEERA, 29 August 2015

August 29, 2015

Q&A: Tackling taboos in Morocco’s art scene

French-Moroccan artist Leila Alaoui speaks about migration, racism and identity in her work.

AL JAZEERA, 19 July 2015

July 19, 2015

Calais: Art of the Transit Zone

MIDDLE EAST MONITOR, 4 June 2015

June 4, 2015

Street art in the heart of Morocco

Taking inspiration from public space was key to the Jidar street art festival in Rabat, organiser says.

AL JAZEERA, 26 May 2015

May 25, 2015